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

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).
E-book E-book (2014.)
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.

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  • ISBN: 1596437960
  • ISBN: 9781596437968
  • ISBN: 1596439831
  • ISBN: 9781596439832
  • Edition: First edtion.
General Note: 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/#_
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (page 191) and index.
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.
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.
Awards:
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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Description based on print version record.
Alternate Title: Port Chicago fifty
Citation: Sheinkin, Steve. "The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights." New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.

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