A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech

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A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech

by Shana Corey

Illustrations by R. Gregory Christie

First Release:

August 2017

ISBN: 9780735842755

On June 11, 1963, Kennedy’s "big speech"—his civil rights address—was a game changer, and his efforts laid the groundwork for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Author’s note. Who’s who. Selected bibliography. Quote sources. Further reading. Full-color photograph and illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9780735842755
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: NorthSouth
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 11" x 8 1/2"
    Lexile: Level: 850L
    Awards & Honors: 2018 Capitol Choices, Ages Seven to Ten
    School Library Journal’s Best Books of 2017, Nonfiction
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Informational Books for Younger Readers
    Genre: Nonfic
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