Birmingham Sunday.

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Larry Dane Brimner (author); BIRMINGHAM SUNDAY; Boyds Mills Press (Children's Non-Fiction) $17.95 ISBN: 9781590786130

This is a thoughtfully researched account of the events of Birmingham Sunday, September 15, 1963, which left six young African Americans dead. Four girls were killed by a dynamite blast at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, a boy was shot in the back by a policeman in the riots that followed, and a boy was shot off a bicycle by a white youth returning from a KKK rally. The large format and abundant photographs make this book reminiscent of a children's picture book, but the...

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