Miles to Go for Freedom: Segregation and Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Years

By Linda Barrett Osborne. illus. Abrams, $24.95 (9781419700200). Gr. 6–10.


In this companion to Traveling the Freedom Road (2009), Osborne offers another handsome, highly readable overview of African American history, focusing here on both the South and the North during the late-nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century.




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