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Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells : The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist - Philip Dray

Yours for Justice, Ida B. Wells

The Daring Life of a Crusading Journalist

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2008
ISBN: 9781561454174
Number Of Pages: 44
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old

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Journalist Ida B. Wells faces the greatest challenge of her life as a tireless crusader for justice and civil rights.
In 1863, when Ida B. Wells was not yet two years old, the Emancipation Proclamation freed her from the bond of slavery. Blessed with a strong will, an eager mind, and a deep belief in America's promise of "freedom and justice for all," young Ida held her family together, defied society's conventions, and used her position as a journalist to speak against injustice. But Ida's greatest challenge arose after one of her friends was lynched. How could one headstrong young woman help free America from the looming "shadow of lawlessness"?
Author Philip Dray tells the inspirational story of Ida B. Wells and her lifelong commitment to end injustice. Award-winning illustrator Stephen Alcorn's remarkable illustrations recreate the tensions that threatened to upend a nation while paying tribute to a courageous American hero.

ISBN: 9781561454174
ISBN-10: 1561454176
Audience: Children
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
For Grades: 5 - 9
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 44
Published: 1st March 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 30.51 x 25.63  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.56