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Pies from nowhere : how Georgia Gilmore sustained the Montgomery bus boycott / by Dee Romito ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

Romito, Dee, (author.). Freeman, Laura (Illustrator), (illustrator.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J 323.092 Romi (Text) 33126022556447 J New Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Erlanger Branch J 323.092 Romi (Text) 33126022556454 JNonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499807202
  • ISBN: 1499807201
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : little bee books, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
Georgia Gilmore was a cook at the National Lunch Company in Montgomery, Alabama. When the bus boycotts broke out in Montgomery after Rosa Parks was arrested, Georgia organized a group of women who cooked and baked to fund-raise for gas and cars to help sustain the boycott. This picture book highlights a hidden figure of the civil rights movement who fueled the bus boycotts and demonstrated that one person can make a real change in her community and beyond --Adapted from publisher description.
Target Audience Note:
K to Grade 3.
Subject: Gilmore, Georgia, 1920-1990.
African American women civil rights workers > Alabama > Montgomery > Biography.
Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956.
African Americans > Civil rights > Alabama > Montgomery > History > 20th century.
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