Session plan for interest level: 1, 2, 3, 4


Meet nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks, the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little to make a difference.


Student will be able to participate in direct discussion on the civil rights movement and how it changed the country. Persuasive letter writing, acrostic poetry and the chance to make a poster about something they believe in is highlighted in this session plan.

Girl using hula hoop

Book Information

The Youngest Marcher
By Cynthia Levinson
Simon and Schuster, ©2017

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