Nomination: Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich

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Boochever, Annie with Roy Peratrovich, Jr. Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich.  2019.  80p. University of Alaska Press/Snowy Owl Books, paper, $16.95 (9781602233706). Gr. 4-up.

Nearly 20 years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Alaska Native Elizabeth Peratrovich worked to successfully pass anti-discrimination laws in the future state of Alaska.

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