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Some Nifty Resources for

Beals' Warriors Don't Cry

Study Questions (prepared by Stacy Cordery, Marjorie Bond, and Matt Carl at Monmouth College)
Reviews and a brief synopsis of Warriors Don't Cry. At this site, you may also submit your own on-line review of the book to Amazon Books, Inc. and possibly win $100.

Text of Martin Luther King's "Letter from the Birmingham Jail"

a link to the Letter from Birmingham Jail site

A Bibliography on School Integration

Booknotes on Warriors Don't Cry (includes a photograph of Beals and a video clip of an interview)

a timeline for the US civil rights movement

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