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African American girl with a white dress walking in front of protesters

Child of the Dream

Age Level:
Middle Grade

In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns 13 the night before George Wallace declares on national television “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever” in his inauguration speech as governor of Alabama. It is the beginning of a year that will change the course of American history. This is the story of how one girl finds her voice in the fight for justice and equality.

Watch our video interview with Sharon Robinson.

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