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When thunder comes [electronic resource] : Poems for Civil Rights Leaders. J. Patrick Lewis.

Lewis, J. Patrick. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781452119441 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each verse the thunder that lies in every voice, no matter how small. Featuring civil rights luminaries 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.
Target Audience Note: Grade 4
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5.5 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. San Francisco : Chronicle Books LLC, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 31429 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3241 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
African American Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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