THE YOUNGEST MARCHER : THE STORY OF AUDREY FAYE HENDRICKS, A YOUNG CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017
IL K-3, RL 4.7
Meet Audrey Faye Hendricks. When she was just 9 years old, she made history. You see, Audrey was Black and there were laws in her city that discriminated against Black people. But Audrey wanted to be able to go to the nice movie theater or have brand new books in school. When a plan is made to have children march for freedom and get arrested, Audrey quickly signed up. They idea was that children would fill the jail cells until no one else could be arrested. Audrey was the youngest of the child marchers and jail wasn't what she expected. What would you do if you were Audrey? Could you be as brave as she?