Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
By Phillip Hoose
Grades 5 – 8 Title
- How did Claudette learn that as an African-American child she should never touch a white person?
- Why do you think Claudette’s classmates did not treat her as a hero after she was arrested?
- Why did it take courage for Claudette to testify in court?
- One of her lawyers in her trial said: “If there was a star witness in the boycott case it had to be Claudette Colvin.” Why do you think he call her the star witness?