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When thunder comes : poems for civil rights leaders

Author: J Patrick Lewis; Jim Burke
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of poetry inspired by various leaders of civil rights. Featuring Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. Includes brief descriptions of each leader at the end of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Children's Poetry, American
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis; Jim Burke
ISBN: 9781452101194 1452101191
OCLC Number: 773273247
Awards: Commended for Cybils (Poetry) 2013
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The activist --
The auntie --
The slugger --
The innocent --
The voice of the voiceless --
The captive --
Freedom summer --
The journalist --
The astronaut --
The long walker --
The crusader --
Banker to the poor --
The statesman --
The first --
The child.
Responsibility: by J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated Jim Burke [and others].

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"Inspirational" - Kirkus Reviews "Offers readers a profound understanding of both what it takes to stand up and what happens when we stand together." - Booklist, Starred Review "J. Patrick Lewis has Read more...

 
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