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Our children can soar: a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change

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Rosa sat so Martin could march. Martin marched so Barack could run. Barack ran so Our children can soar.

This is the seed of a unique and inspirational picture book text, that is part historical, part poetry, and entirely inspirational. It symbolically takes the reader through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, showing how select pioneers' achievements led up to this landmark moment, when we have elected our first black President.

Each historical figure is rendered by a different award-winning African-American children's book illustrator, representing the singular and vibrant contribution that each figure made.

Lending historical substance, the back matter includes brief biographies of: George Washington Carver, Jesse Owens, Hattie McDaniel, Ella Fitzgerald, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama.

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9781599904191
9781599907833
9781599904184
9781619631168
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260L
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Full title our children can soar a celebration of rosa barack and the pioneers of change
Author cook michelle
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Last Update 2018-05-24 09:26:47AM
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subject_facet African American celebrities, African American celebrities -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- History. -- 20th century, African-Americans. -- Civil rights. -- History
title_display Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change
title_full Our Children Can Soar A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change, Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change / Michelle Cook ; foreword by Marian Wright Edelman ; illustrations by Cozbi Cabrera ... [et al.], Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change / Michelle Cook ; illustrations by Cozbi Cabrera ... [et al.] ; foreword by Marian Wright Edelman
title_short Our children can soar :
title_sub a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change
topic_facet African American celebrities, African Americans, African-Americans, Civil rights, History, Juvenile Nonfiction