Pathways: Grade 8 The Forbidden Schoolhouse Tradebook
Author(s): KH Pathways (Suzanne Jurmain)
They threw rocks and rotten eggs at the school window. Villagers refused to sell Miss Crandall groceries or let her students attend the town church. The town authorities dragged her to jail and put her on trial for breaking the law. Her crime? Trying to teach African American girls geography, history, reading, philosophy, and chemistry by opening and maintaining one of the first African American schools in America. Find out what it is like to try to change the world when few agree with you.