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A wreath for Emmett Till

Author: Marilyn Nelson; Philippe Lardy
Publisher: Boston : Graphia, [2009], ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents fifteen interlinked sonnets to pay tribute to Emmitt Till, a fourteen-year-old African American boy who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 for whistling at a white woman, and whose murderers were acquitted.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Named Person: Emmett Till; Emmett Till; Emmett Till; Emmett Till
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Nelson; Philippe Lardy
ISBN: 9780547076362 0547076363 0606144676 9780606144674
OCLC Number: 231588395
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 x 21 cm
Responsibility: Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy.

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In a profound and chilling poem--a Coretta Scott King and Printz Honor book--award-winning poet Nelson reminds readers of the young boy whose fate helped spark the civil rights movement. Full color.  Read more...

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