Shop our selection of books, gifts and stationery
Poems for Civil Rights Leaders
By J. Patrick Lewis • Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, Meilo So, Jim Burke, John Parra, and Tonya Engel
Be the first to review this product
Scroll down for a COMMON CORE-ALIGNED TEACHER GUIDE!
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.
Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register
Zoo-Gooders! For our fourth annual company Volunteer Day, over 100 employees pulled on galoshes and garden gloves to help clean up the San Francisco Zoo.Read more
ChronicleBooks.com Orders: 1-800-759-0190
If you leave now without finalizing your purchase, your work will be lost.
Sign up to receive our newsletters and Save 20% on your next order!