Demanding Justice (Creative Minds Biography)

! Read * Demanding Justice (Creative Minds Biography) by Jeri Chase Ferris ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Demanding Justice (Creative Minds Biography) Courtesy of Teens Read Too TeensReadToo DEMANDING JUSTICE is a story of Mary Ann Shadd Cary in which Ms. Ferris introduces the reader to a true fighter of equal rights.Mary Ann was born in 1823. Born as a free black person in Delaware, she was not exposed to the hardships that the blacks in the south were brought up in. But still, being black had its own problems, and Mary Ann fought for the rights for all.A true visionary, Mary Ann became a school teacher and found herself in Canada, with many

Demanding Justice (Creative Minds Biography)

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Rating : 4.77 (891 Votes)
Asin : 087614928X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 64 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-06-16
Language : English

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"Many of the people I write about were not treated fairly. Visit her website at jerichaseferris! . "We all like to be treated fairly," Jeri says. This is her first book with Houghton Mifflin. My books set the record straight."     She lives in California. Jeri Chase Ferris is the award-winning author of eleven bi

Courtesy of Teens Read Too TeensReadToo DEMANDING JUSTICE is a story of Mary Ann Shadd Cary in which Ms. Ferris introduces the reader to a true fighter of equal rights.Mary Ann was born in 1823. Born as a free black person in Delaware, she was not exposed to the hardships that the blacks in the south were brought up in. But still, being black had its own problems, and Mary Ann fought for the rights for all.A true visionary, Mary Ann became a school teacher and found herself in Canada, with many free black people. But her sch. Making a Difference Like Ferris' other books, this one is about someone who did what was right and made a difference in the world. The author manages to take the important things and write about them in a way that will keep readers turning the pages. The book not only teaches about an often overlooked woman who influenced history, it will also motivate kids who read it to stand up for what is right themselves. The bibliography and index will make the book useful for educational purposes, but kids will enj

Born a free African American in the 1820s, Cary started schools for black children, and became the first black woman to publish a weekly newspaper and to enter law school. Not afraid of offending anyone, Cary demanded justice for herself and for her fellow African Americans.. FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY

From School Library Journal Grade 2-4-Cary was an unusual African-American woman for pre- and post-Civil War America. The daughter of a free black family with an abolitionist father, she worked all her life to improve the social and economic status of African Americans through the establishment of the first weekly newspaper owned by a black woman and her teaching and law careers. An important addition about a much-overlooked figure.Rita Soltan, Oakland University, Rochester, MICopyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc. and Canadian areas where Cary worked are included. In seven succinct chapters, this brief biography effectively outlines her life, allowing for some interesting reading even though the writing at times seems stilted. Average-quality, black-and-white reproductions

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