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Author: John Lewis; Andrew Aydin; Nate Powell
Publisher: Marietta, GA : Top Shelf Productions, [2016]. © 2016 (v.1, 2013; v.2, 2015; v. 3, 2016)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Trilogy slipcase editionView all editions and formats
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March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Named Person: John Lewis; John Lewis; John Lewis; John Lewis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lewis; Andrew Aydin; Nate Powell
ISBN: 9781603093958 1603093958 9781603093002 1603093001 9781603094009 1603094008 9781603094023 1603094024
OCLC Number: 945948078
Notes: Honors and awards for this book: National Book Award Winner, Young People's Literature, 2016; #1 New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller; First graphic novel to receive a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award; Winner of the Eisner Award; A Coretta Scott King Honor Book; One of YALSA's Outstanding Books for the College Bound; One of Reader's Digest's Graphic Novels Every Grown-Up Should Read.
Awards: Commended for Cybils (Graphic Novel/YA) 2015
Winner of Coretta Scott King Award (Author) 2017
Winner of Michael L. Printz Award (Children-Y/A Nonfiction) 2017
Winner of Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award 2017
Description: 3 volumes : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Book One --
Book Two --
Book Three.
Responsibility: [written by] John Lewis and Andrew Aydin ; [art by] Nate Powell.

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March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. Book two takes place after the Nashville sit-in campaign. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington D.C., and from receiving beatings from state troopers, to receiving the Medal of Freedom awarded to him by Barack Obama, the first African-American president. Book three goes back in time to when Lewis is 25 years old and is chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. To carry out their nonviolent revolution, Lewis and an army of young activists launch a series of innovative campaigns, including the Freedom Vote, Mississippi Freedom Summer, and an all-out battle for the soul of the Democratic Party waged live on national television.

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