Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

 

freedomonthemenuIn Freedom on the Menu, there were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region. And while Connie is too young to march or give a speech, she helps her brother and sister make signs for the cause. [Publisher’s description.]

Credit: Written by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue. Published by Puffin, December 2007.

 


Location: North Carolina
Type: Book Fiction
Grade Level: 2-4
Time Period: 1950 -1974