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She Persisted: Claudette Colvin

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Well-crafted story telling of a teen civil rights hero.

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A teen activist's life story shines and inspires here, with facts and emotion powerfully woven together to share her thoughts, hopes, and dreams. She Persisted: Claudette Colvin is a beautifully written book, with just the right amount of detail about the early life and motivation of a strong, smart, determined woman who made a difference. The child's perspective is especially meaningful to readers who might wonder if they can really make an impact on the world, and the illustrations draw in younger readers and bring context to historical moments that might otherwise seem distant.

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