Explore a little-known story of the civil rights movement, where white and black citizens in one Alabama city worked together nonviolently to end segregation.
Mention the civil rights era in Alabama, and most men and women recall images of terrible violence. But something different happened in Huntsville. For the citizens of the city, courage imagination, and collaboration were the keys to working together to integrate schools and their city in peace. In an engaging celebration of the lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show kids how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfairness can be faced successfully with perseverance and imagination.
- Seeds of Freedom The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville Alabama