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Cracking the Wall: The Struggles of the Little Rock Nine (On My Own History)

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A brief introduction to the nine African-American students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published December 1st 1997 by Carolrhoda Books (first published October 1st 1997)
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Lin Lin
If racial segregation was like a huge tight wall, the Little Rock Nine who challenged the segregation of public schools in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 were successful in cracking the wall of bigotry, hatred, and white supremacy.
Brittney Swetmon
book about the little Rock nine and the struggles they went through
Shaeley Santiago
This is an appropriate introduction to the Little Rock Nine for upper elementary school students. There is a photo at the end of the book along with a note from the author and a brief timeline of events surrounding the year Central High 1st integrated.
Cecoiya Johnson
This was a great book for 3rd-5th grade students. This would be idea to read for a history lesson, or black history month. The book had a great storyline and gave information about this event in history very well.
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Eileen Lucas has lived in Fontana, Wisconsin, for 18 years. Several years ago, she returned to school to earn teaching certification from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She is currently employed full-time as a middle school social studies teacher.
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