Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist

Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist

We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers. ? Bayard Rustin To many, the Civil Rights Movement brings to mind protests, marches, boycotts, and freedom rides. They often think of people like Martin Luther King or Rosa Parks. They seldom think of Bayard Rustin. Raised by his Quaker grandmother to believe in the value of every human being, Bayard made trouble We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers. ? Bayard Rustin To many, the Civil Rights M...

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Title:Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist
Author:Jacqueline Houtman
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Bayard Rustin: The Invisible Activist Reviews

  • Amanda Coppedge
    Oct 02, 2014

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

  • Ryan Luetzen
    Apr 13, 2018

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Beth
    Mar 03, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Terry
    Sep 18, 2018

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

  • Suzy
    Oct 02, 2014

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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    A great, simple history of one of my personal heroes. ...

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  • Amy
    Dec 29, 2014

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

  • Sandy Brehl
    Mar 07, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

  • Sara
    Jan 28, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

  • Sandy
    Jun 28, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

  • Cecilia Dunbar Hernandez
    Feb 27, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • Shannon
    Jan 03, 2017

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

  • Denise
    Sep 15, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • Rob
    Sep 07, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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    A great, simple history of one of my personal heroes. ...

  • Adrienne
    Feb 21, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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  • Fashnhat
    Sep 20, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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    A great, simple history of one of my personal heroes. ...

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  • Laura Martin
    Apr 25, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Ralphe Wiggins
    May 12, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • Mafe
    May 11, 2018

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

  • Tom Cassidy
    Jul 08, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Judith Siers-Poisson
    Aug 18, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Joseph Abay
    Apr 07, 2017

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Jacqueline Lee
    May 19, 2017

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Elizabeth Lewis
    Oct 11, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • Gabrielle Guichard
    Nov 25, 2016

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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  • Jesse the K
    Feb 25, 2017

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

  • Bob
    Jan 09, 2019

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • Lethaelizabethbaker
    Dec 08, 2017

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • Hermela
    Oct 22, 2018

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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    Although the book describes events and attitudes of eras gone by, they are presented in a way that allows readers to connect them with the era in which they live. Rustin's is a fascinating and unique story. Young readers will not only have a window into history, but can see their ?ow...

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    It was FENOMENAL!! The authors couldn't have described and detailed Bayard's life any better. I learn so much, felt inspired by his biography; it was an easy book to read, since most of my generation does not know who he was or do not understand most of the events that took place in th...

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  • PagePainedWriter
    Jan 02, 2019

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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  • IAM District 161
    Nov 19, 2015

    I want to give kudos to whomever did the layout. It's awesome. ...

    Excellent brief biography. Highlights what goes on behind the scenes to make mass movements happen. Bayard's life was fascinating. Glossary provided for readers unfamiliar with 20th century history ...

    After reading this biography of Rustin I?m astonished at the impressive accomplishments of a man whose name is virtually unknown. Even though I had made it a point to learn about him in studies of the Civil Rights Movement, I didn?t realize he was a Quaker. Pop culture seems to be ...

    This is a very fully researched book about a complex figure in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. What an amazing story! I was ashamed that I call myself an activist, yet knew very little about Rustin. I plan on using this text and pairing it with the graphic novel March, and wi...

    I had the pleasure of beta reading this amazing middle grade biography. I can't wait for this to be on library shelves. The amazing life story of an incredible man virtually erased from history because of his sexual orientation and commitment to pacifism. ...

    Excellent short biography, written in a way that makes it possible for older middle-schoolers through high school to glimpse the scope of Rustin's trajectory, challenges and triumphs (and those of the civil rights movement for which he worked so hard). ...

    Very quick read, I plowed through in a few hours. Lots of great insight into the life of a man who should be a household name. ...

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