9781599907833

Our Children Can Soar A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9781599907833

  • ISBN10:

    1599907836

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-03
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens

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Summary

This unique picture book is part history, part poetry, and entirely inspirational. It takes the reader step by simple step through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, showing how select pioneers' achievements led up to the landmark moment when we elected our first black president. Each historical figure is rendered by a different award-winning illustrator, highlighting the singular and vibrant contribution that each figure made.

Author Biography

Michelle Cook is the pseudonym of a book editor/author who was thrilled to collaborate with Bloomsbury Children's Books to develop this unique text. Award-Winning Illustrators: Cozbi A. Cabrera, R. Gregory Christie, Bryan Collier, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, AG Ford, E. B. Lewis, Frank Morrison, James Ransome, Charlotte Riley-Web, Shadra Strickland, Eric Velazquez

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NAACP Image Award Winner
 
“A cohesive and affecting collective portrait.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
“Celebration, inspiration, and connection are the themes that drive this big, handsome picture book. . . . Will inspire parents and grandparents to share their memories and talk with children about the future.” —Booklist, starred review

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