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 John Lewis : courage in action
 Author: Doeden, Matt


 Publisher:  Lerner
 Pub Year: 2018

 Dewey: 328.73
 Classification: Biography
 Physical Description: 48 p., ill. (some col.), 23 cm

 BTSB No: 282416 ISBN: 9781541512382
 Ages: 9-13 Grades: 4-8

 Subjects:
 Lewis, John, -- 1940 February 21-
 United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Biography
 Legislators -- United States -- Biography
 Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography
 Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
 African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century
 Southern States -- Race relations

Price: $30.51

Summary:
A biography of John Lewis, one of the most courageous leaders of the civil rights movement.

Series:
Gateway Biographies



Reviews:
   Booklist (02/01/18)

Full Text Reviews:

Booklist - 02/01/2018 Doeden presents a straightforward look at the life of John Lewis and his inspiring involvement as a young man in the civil rights movement. Lewis grew up in the segregated South and was a child of sharecropping parents. A visit north changed his whole perspective of what America could be like for blacks in the South; he wanted to help create a world in the South wherein blacks could move around freely and not have to fear for their lives. This fast-paced read is filled with facts describing the overall view of Lewis’ involvement in creating a better world not just for African Americans but for all communities that were affected by poverty and war. Bolstered by plentiful, dramatic photos, the book presents a time line and further reading for those who want to delve deeper into Lewis’ philosophy or the civil rights movement. A motivating, passionate look at a man who is not afraid to live, protest, and fight for his belief in equal rights for all Americans. - Copyright 2018 Booklist.

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