Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford

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  • There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to march or give a speech, she helps her brother and sister make signs for the cause. Changes are coming to Connie’s town, but Connie just wants to sit at the lunch counter and eat a banana split like everyone else.

  • Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

    By Carole Boston Weatherford (Author) , Jerome Lagarrigue (Illustrator)

    Paperback: 32 pages

    Age Range: 5 and up

    Grade Level: Preschool and up

    Publisher: Puffin (December 27, 2007)