Someday Is Now: Clara Luper And The 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-ins

byOlugbemisola Rhuday-PerkovichIllustratorJade Johnson

Hardcover | August 7, 2018

Someday Is Now: Clara Luper And The 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-ins by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
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"Not only does this book highlight an important civil rights activist, it can serve as an introduction to child activism as well as the movement itself. Valuable." -Kirkus Reviewsstarred review

"Relatable and meaningful ... A top addition to nonfiction collections." -School Library Journalstarred review

Someday Is Nowtells the inspirational story of the celebrated civil rights leader, Clara Luper, who led one of the first lunch-counter sit-ins in America.

How will you stand against something you know is wrong? One way is to follow the lessons of bravery taught bycivil rights pioneerslike Clara Luper.

As a child, Clara saw how segregation affected her life. Her journey famously led her to Oklahoma, where she and her students desegregated stores and restaurants that were closed to African-Americans. Withcourage and conviction, Clara Luper led young people to “do what had to be done.

This moving title includes additional information on Clara Luper's extraordinary life, herlessons of nonviolent resistance, and aglossary of key civil rights people and terms.
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovichis the author of8th Grade Superzero, a Notable Book for a Global Society, as well as a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. She is a co-author of the NAACP Image Award nominatedTwo Naomisand the forthcomingNaomis Tooand is the editor ofThe Hero Next Door, an anthology from We Need Diverse Boo...
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Title:Someday Is Now: Clara Luper And The 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-insFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:36 pages, 11.3 X 8.8 X 0.45 inShipping dimensions:36 pages, 11.3 X 8.8 X 0.45 inPublished:August 7, 2018Publisher:Walter Foster JrLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1633224988

ISBN - 13:9781633224988

Appropriate for ages: 6

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