Freedom School, Yes! by Amy LittlesugarFreedom School, Yes! by Amy Littlesugar

Freedom School, Yes!

byAmy LittlesugarIllustratorFloyd Cooper

Hardcover | January 15, 2001

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Jolie has a lot to be scared about since the new Freedom School teacher, Annie, came to town. Bricks thrown through windows in the dead of night, notes filled with hate, and now a fire has burnt down the church where Annie was supposed to start teaching tomorrow! Without the church, how can she possibly teach Jolie and the other townspeople about black poets and artists, historians and inventors? Unless the people themselves fight back.

In this triumphant story based on the 1964 Mississippi Freedom School Summer Project, Amy Littlesugar and Floyd Cooper come together to celebrate the strength of a people, and the bravery of one young girl who didn't let being scared get in her way.

Amy Littlesugar lives in Columbia, Maryland.When Floyd Cooper discovered children's book illustrating, he found a way to complement his career in advertising. An apprentice of Mark English, Mr. Cooper began his freelance career while still a student at the University of Oklahoma. After graduating, he made his way to Missouri, where he ...
Title:Freedom School, Yes!Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.25 × 8.88 × 0.38 inPublished:January 15, 2001Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399230068

ISBN - 13:9780399230066

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5