March: Book One

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
Nate Powell
Age Group:
12 and up
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People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress. Book One of this graphic novel trilogy spans John 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.

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