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Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged! (Paperback)
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Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged! (Paperback)

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Paperback 32 Pages / Published: 18/10/2018
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Highlights Canadian black history and racial segregation, which to date has remained invisible, undocumented and generally not well-known.Brings to light a little-known but historically significant personality, Viola Desmond whose story continues to be an inspiration for all who struggle against racial discrimination.Viola Desmond will be featured on the Canadian 10-dollar bill beginning circulation in late 2018.On April 15, 2010, the premier of Nova Scotia granted Viola Desmond a free pardon, acknowledging her innocence.A natural companion title to studies of Rosa Parks, and a valuable resource for Black History Month, Canadian history and social studies teachers.Written in the oral style of African Canadian culture with illustrations based on archival photographs.Includes an afterword, which gives a glimpse of African Canadian history from 1605.Curriculum Connections: Canadian history / Black history / women's history; Social studies; Civil rights; ReadingLexile: 640L; Common Core: RI.2.1,3,4,6,7,8,9,10//RI.3.1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9,10

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd ,Canada
ISBN: 9781773060354
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 254 x 203 mm

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