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Who was John Lewis?, by Crystal Hubbard ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi - paperback

Summary
"Starting in the 1960s, John Lewis began his activism alongside civil rights legend and good friend Martin Luther King Jr. He participated in many now-historic events, including the 1963 March on Washington, the Freedom Rides, and the Selma to Montgomery marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. John continued his impactful career when he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1986. He went on to serve seventeen terms until his death in 2020. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, John Lewis is considered an American hero and an icon of the civil rights movement"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Who was John Lewis? -- An early calling -- A young man with a mission -- The cost of freedom -- The power of peaceful protests -- Plunging into politics -- A mission guided by Martin -- The activist turned author -- The end of a life of good trouble -- Timelines
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
"An official Who HQ book"
Physical Description
106 pages, illustrations, 20 cm.
Isbn
9780593658512

Library Locations

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    Neenah Public Library 240 East Wisconsin Ave, Neenah, WI, 54956, US
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