THE FORBIDDEN SCHOOLHOUSE: The True and Dramatic Story of Prudence Crandall and Her Students
They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school windows. Miss Crandall's schoolhouse was set on fire. She was arrested and put on trial for breaking the law. Her crime? Trying to teach African-American girls and to open and maintain one of the first African-American schools in America. Exciting account of the heroine of Canterbury, Connecticut. Ages 10-12. Illustrated, mostly in color.
Item #: 4862732
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