Abby Takes a Stand by Patricia McKissack
Abby Takes a Stand by Patricia McKissack is the featured selection. When Abby and her cousins help their grandmother clean out her attic, they discover an old menu and grandmother recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation. Discussion will revolve around the American Civil Rights Movement followed by STEAM bridge building activities. Registration is recommended.
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