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Twelve Days in May by Larry Dane Brimner | SLJ Review

BRIMNER, Larry Dane. Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961. 112p. bibliog. index. notes. photos. websites. Calkins Creek. Nov. 2017. Tr $17.95. ISBN 9781629795867.
Gr 5 Up –An engaging and accessible account of the 13 original Freedom Riders as they attempted to make their way from Washington, DC, to New Orleans, LA, to celebrate the seventh anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The riders, “men and women, young and old, black and white,” planned to sit anywhere they liked on the buses and to […]