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Kids on the march : 15 stories of speaking out, protesting, and fighting for justice

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  • J 303.484 LONG (CEN)

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First edition.

Publication Information

Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2021.

Physical Description

xii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


Grades 4-6 Algonquin Young Readers.


"Kids have always been on the front lines of the fights for justice. From marches protesting child labor to the student strike that helped build the case for Brown v. Board of Education to modern-day March for Our Lives and the Climate Strike, 'Kids on the March' tells the empowering story of children and teens throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first century rallying to fight for liberty, justice, and equality"--


  • 1903: The march of the mill children
  • 1932: The bonus march
  • 1951: The strike for a better school
  • 1963: The children's crusade
  • 1963: The march on Washington for jobs and freedom
  • 1965: The fight for free speech at school
  • 1968: The student walkouts of East Los Angeles
  • 1981: The children's campaign for nuclear disarmament
  • 2012: Justice for Trayvon
  • 2016: Running for water
  • 2017: The women's march
  • 2018: The march for our lives
  • 2019: School strike 4 climate
  • 2019: Marching for dreamers
  • 2020: George Floyd protests.

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