Betty Before X

Betty Before X

Book - 2018
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Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018
Characteristics: 248 pages ; 22 cm
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780374306106 (hardcover)
Call Number: J FICTION SHABAZZ

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List - Black History Month
JeffcoKids Jan 13, 2019

Eleven-year-old Betty doesn't feel quite at home in her own house. She knows her mother loves her but doesn't know if she wants her. Betty soon finds her purpose in volunteering for Housewives League where the American civil rights icon we now know as Dr. Betty Shabazz is born.


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