Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator(s):
Ekua Holmes
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Candlewick
ISBN:
978-0763665319
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Featuring vibrant mixed-media art full of intricate detail, this book celebrates Fannie Lou Hamer's life and legacy with a message of hope, determination and strength.

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It all starts when six young people have to meet for a weekly chat--by themselves, with no adults to listen in. There, in the room they soon dub the ARTT Room (short for "A Room to Talk"), they discover it's safe to talk about what's bothering them.

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