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March. Book One / John Lewis ; [co-written by] Andrew Aydin ; [art by] Nate Powell.

By: Lewis, John, 1940 February 21- [author.].
Contributor(s): Aydin, Andrew [author.] | Powell, Nate [illustrator,, book designer.] | Ross, Chris [book designer.] | Top Shelf Productions (Marietta, Ga.) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Marietta, GA : Top Shelf Productions, [2013]Copyright date: �2013Description: 121 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781603093002 (paperback : acid-free paper); 1603093001 (paperback : acid-free paper); 9781480625006 (Paw Prints); 1480625000 (Paw Prints); 9781484402597; 1484402596; 9780606324366; 0606324364.Subject(s): Lewis, John, 1940 February 21- -- Comic books, strips, etc | United States. Congress. House -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | African American legislators -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | African American civil rights workers -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc | Civil rights movements -- United States -- Comic books, strips, etc | Graphic novels | Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc. | Coretta Scott King Award (Author): Honor book -- 2014. | Graphic novels. | Comic books, strips, etc.DDC classification: 741.5 Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2014.Summary: This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. HIs commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington D.C., and from receiving beatings from state troopers, to receiving the Medal of Freedom awarded to him by Barack Obama, the first African-American president -- From cover flaps.
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"March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement."--Back cover flap.

"Designed by Chris Ross and Nate Powell"--Colophon.

Book one of a graphic novel trilogy.

This graphic novel is a first-hand account of Congressman John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book one spans Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. HIs commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington D.C., and from receiving beatings from state troopers, to receiving the Medal of Freedom awarded to him by Barack Obama, the first African-American president -- From cover flaps.

Coretta Scott King Author Honor, 2014.

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