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Storytime with SCETV: Ron's Big Mission

July 20, 2020 - Posted in Education

Ron's Big Mission

By: Rose Blue and Corinne Naden |  Illustrated By:  Don Tate

Read by: Alfred Turner, South Carolina Public Radio

Nine-year-old Ron loves going to the Lake City Public Library to look through all the books on airplanes and flight. Today, Ron is ready to take out books by himself. But in the segregated world of South Carolina in the 1950s, Ron's obtaining his own library card is not just a small rite of passage—it is a young man's first courageous mission. Here is an inspiring story, based on Ron McNair's life, of how a little boy, future scientist, and Challenger astronaut desegregated his library through peaceful resistance.

 

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