Nobody Gonna Turn Me ‘Round

Nobody Gonna Turn Me ‘Round is an excellent book for those who are looking for an overview of the Civil Rights Movement and its players. The book includes songs from the Movement, quotes from those who experienced discrimination,  stories of events, well known and lesser known individuals involved in the Movement, and a poem about the Movement. Robust in its overview, it also leaves you wanting to know more.

Nobody Gonna Turn Me ‘Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement, by Doreen Rappaport, illustrated by Shane Evans; Candlewick Press, $19.99, ages 9-14

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