Abby Takes a Stand

Abby Takes a Stand

By Patricia C. McKissack, Illustrated by Gordon C. James

Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousins and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.


2007-2008 Crown Award

Reading Level: 3.6

Published by Viking

ISBN# 0-670-06011-9 (PB, HB)