A Sweet Smell of Roses

A Sweet Smell of Roses

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"There's a sweet, sweet smell in the air as two young girls sneak out of their house, down the street, and across town to where men and women are gathered, ready to march for freedom and justice. Inspired by the countless young people who took a stand against the forces of injustice, two Coretta Scott King Honorees, Angela Johnson and Eric Velasquez, offer a stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement."--Online description.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2005.
ISBN: 9780689832529
Call Number: JOHNSON
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 27 x 29 cm.
Subjects: Civil rights movements -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Sisters -- Juvenile fiction.
Additional Contributors: Velasquez, Eric


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LMcShaneCLE Jan 26, 2016

Perfect book to share with younger kids - helping them to understand need for non-violent protest when civil rights are in jeopardy.

Feb 17, 2014

Good story about a couple young girls during the time of the Civil Rights Movement .


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