Round and Round Together

About the Author: Amy Nathan

My books cover a wide range of topics, from women s history to dance to allowances to how to make practicing a musical instrument or doing homework less of a hassle However, all my books have something in common They introduce you to amazing people whose stories have inspired me and, I hope, will spur you to keep following your dreams, no matter what kinds of obstacles may pop up from time t

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  • Paperback
  • 250 pages
  • Round and Round Together
  • Amy Nathan
  • English
  • 20 October 2017
  • 9781589880719

Round and Round Together A Snapshot Of The Civil Rights Movement In One City Provides Insight Into The Important Role Of Individual Communities As Change Moved Through The Country A Case Study Of How Citizens Of One City Both Precipitated And Responded To The Whirlwind Of Social Change Around Them Kirkus Reviews A Profoundly Moving Tribute To The Intrepid Unsung Heroes Who Risked Their Lives To Help Bring An End To Balti S Jim Crow Era Kam Williams, Syndicated ColumnistOn August 28, 1963 The Day Of Martin Luther King Jr S Famous I Have A Dream Speech Segregation Ended Finally At Balti S Gwynn Oak Amusement Park, After Nearly A Decade Of Bitter Protests Eleven Month Old Sharon Langley Was The First African American Child To Go On A Ride There That Day, Taking A Spin On The Park S Merry Go Round, Which Since 1981 Has Been Located On The National Mall In Front Of The Smithsonian Institution In Washington, D.C Round And Round Together Weaves The Story Of The Struggle To Integrate That Balti Amusement Park Into The Story Of The Civil Rights Movement As A Whole Round And Round Together Is Illustrated With Archival Photos From Newspapers And Other Sources, As Well As Personal Photos From Family Albums Of Individuals Interviewed For The Book There Is A Timeline Of Major Civil Rights Events Amy Nathan S Book Deftly Describes The Courageous Struggle By Blacks And Whites To End Discrimination In The Park, The City, And The Nation Readers Will Walk Away With A Clearer Understanding Of Segregation And The Valiant Americans Who Fought Against This Injustice Debra Newman Ham, Professor Of History, Morgan State University Round And Round Together Tells The Inspiring Story Of How A Generation Of College And High School Students Provided The Energy And Enthusiasm That Ended Racial Segregation In Balti S Gwynn Oak Amusement Park And Changed The Direction Of Maryland S History James Henretta, Professor Emeritus, University Of Maryland With Clarity And Passion, Amy Nathan Portrays The Struggle Of Everyday Citizens To End Racial Segregation In Balti This Compelling History, For And About Young People, Is Simple But Profound Like Freedom Itself Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Of The Trilogy America In The King YearsAmy Nathan Is An Award Winning Author Of Several Books For Young People, Including The Young Musician S Survival Guide, Count On Us American Women In The Military, Yankee Doodle Gals Women Pilots Of World War II, Meet The Musicians, And Surviving Homework She Grew Up In Balti And Went To Western High School.

10 thoughts on “Round and Round Together

  1. Jennie Hale says:

    Remember Hairspray The real, original John Waters movie, not the good for all time zones play and film Remember the amusement park desegregation Well, that was real This is that story There are other stories mentioned, like the Glen Echo Carousel protest, which was my original reason for buying this boo...

  2. Claire Cabral says:

    While this book was very informative, it was very repetitive I enjoyed learning about the movement itself but the book really was quite boring I do recommend reading the book for its history, but I wouldn t reread it again.

  3. Kaylee says:

    This book was a nonfiction title and was very informative about the events during the fight for equality But if you are looking for an action packed, interesting, two sided story this book is not for you It has good information, but I found it to be one sided Most of the people portrayed in the book are heroic and we never hear first accounts of the people who are portrayed as negative, even the villains per say It ...

  4. Lacey Louwagie says:

    A well written, thorough documentation of the ten year struggle to integrate Gwynn Oak Amusement Park in Balti, Maryland, examining the context through which that integration happened The stories about the hatred and prejudice toward Black Americans are harrowing and depressing, especially because I know there are still peopl...

  5. Barrett says:

    the local FOX station just had an interview with the author sounded intriguing i remember Mom telling me the carousel has been around for a long time i just didn t know how long