The Little Rock Nine: A Primary Source Exploration of the Battle for School Integration

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Brown v Board of Ed Day
On this day in 1954, the US Supreme Court declared racially segregated public schools unconstitutional. This was a landmark case in US history.

The Little Rock Nine were a courageous group of students who became the center of the fight to end school segregation. They endured violence and vicious words. But they stood up for their beliefs. Explore the points of view of the Little Rock Nine and the people who opposed them through powerful primary sources and historical photos.

Author Krumm, Brian
Pages 32 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 3-4
Interest level 3-6
Guided reading U
ATOS 5.8
Lexile 880L