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John Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movement

Author: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; Benny Andrews
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Lewis; John Lewis; John Lewis
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins; Kathleen Benson; Benny Andrews
ISBN: 9781584302506 158430250X
OCLC Number: 62697067
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) ; col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson ; illustrations by Benny Andrews.

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"A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.

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