The Resource The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin

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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Title
The Port Chicago 50
Title remainder
disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
Statement of responsibility
Steve Sheinkin
Title variation
Port Chicago fifty
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion
Title
The Port Chicago 50
Creator
Summary
Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2015
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, 2014.
  • Carter G. Woodson Book Awards: Secondary Level, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2014
Awards note
  • Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction finalist, 2015.
  • Boston Globe/Horn Book Nonfiction Award Winner, 2014. Please see this link for futher information: http://www.hbook.com/2014/05/news/boston-globe-horn-book-awards/2014-boston-globe-horn-book-awards-excellence-childrens-literature/#_
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10276622
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/5308996073079463
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.N4
LC item number
S44 2014
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950
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
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disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
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disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights
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Steve Sheinkin
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights, Steve Sheinkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First hero -- The policy -- Port Chicago -- Work and liberty -- The lawyer -- Hot cargo -- The explosion -- The inquiry -- Column left -- Prison barge -- The fifty -- Treasure Island -- Prosecution -- Joe Small -- The verdict -- Hard labor -- Small goes to sea -- Epilogue: Civil rights heroes
Control code
5656849
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edtion.
Extent
200 pages
Isbn
9781596437968
Lccn
2013013452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn841206020
  • (OCoLC)841206020

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