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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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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