Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom / Lynda Blackmon Lowery

Turning 15 On the Road to Freedom tells the story of the youngest person to complete the history-making march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama.  Along the way, Lynda Blackmon Lowery tells of the struggles she faced as a marcher for voting rights for African-Americans, including being beaten by police and jailed nine times by the time she turned fifteen.  An interesting and important non-fiction account for readers ages 10 and up.

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