Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down


sitin-coverSit-In tells the story of the momentous Woolworth’s lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became one of the defining moments in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement.

Credit: By Andrea Davis Pinkney. Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, February 2010.


Location: National
Type: Book – Picture Book
Grade Level: 2-4
Time Period: 1950 -1974