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Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High (Abridged Edition)

by Melba Pattillo Beals

Originally published more than a decade ago, this searing account of the 1957 integration of Central High School in Little Rock--an ALA Nonfiction Book of the Year--is written by one of the black teenagers chosen to become warriors on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement.

White Is a State of Mind

by Melba Pattillo Beals

Named by the American Library Association as 1995's Nonfiction Book of the Year, Warriors Don't Cry told the story of Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the "Little Rock Nine" who desegregated Central High School and played a significant role in civil rights history. This is the sequel, continuing Beals' story.

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