Because Claudette

By Tracey Baptiste
Picture Books

Because a 15-year-old black girl, Claudette, said no to giving up her seat to a white person, a remarkable chain of events unfolded. Black activists gathered together to boycott bus segregation and ended up gaining a massive victory for the civil rights movement. This is a wonderful book about a legendary woman and her pivotal role in the fight for change.

(Reviewed by Kate Phillips)

Region Alabama, USA
Period 1955-1956
Genre Biography, Nonfiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • Audiobook
  • E-Book
  • 4 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 4 Literary Value
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