If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement

Series: If You Were a Kid

by Gwendolyn Hooks

Children's Press
February 2017

Ages 7 – 9 . Grades 2 – 4

Lexile measure: 700L

DRA: 38

Guided Reading: P

Joyce Jenkins has recently moved to a new town with her family, and she will soon be attending a segregated school for the first time. Meanwhile, Connie Underwood is trying to figure out what her twin brothers are planning in secret. Readers (Ages 7-9) will follow along with the two girls as they find themselves in the middle of a civil rights demonstration, and find out how the fight for equality changed the country forever.



ISBN: 9780531230985

32pp. | 8-¼ x 7-¼