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Author Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.
Title Because of you, John Lewis : the true story of a remarkable friendship / by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Keith Henry Brown.
Pub Info New York : Scholastic Press, 2022.
©2022.
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 323.1 PIN     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's-NEW  J 323.1 Pin     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 323.1 PIN     DUE 08-23-22
 Provincetown-Children's  J 323.119 PINKNEY     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 323.119 PIN     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 323.1 PIN     DUE 08-20-22
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Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "When young Tybre Faw discovers Congressman John Lewis and his heroic march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in the fight for the right to vote -- Tybre is determined to meet him. Tybre's two grandmothers take him on the seven-hour drive to Selma, Alabama, where Lewis invites Tybre to join him in the annual memorial walk across the Bridge. And so begins a most amazing friendship! In rich, poetic language, Andrea Davis Pinkney weaves the true story of a boy with a dream-together with the story of a real-life hero (who himself had a life-altering friendship with Martin Luther King Jr. when he was young!) Keith Henry Brown's deeply affecting paintings bring this inspiring bond between a young activist and an elder Congressman vividly to life. Both John Lewis and Martin Luther King, Jr. have left indelible marks on future generations. Will Tybre be next to carry the mantle?"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 4-8. Scholastic Press.
Grades 2-3. Scholastic Press.
Subject Lewis, John, 1940-2020 -- Juvenile literature.
Faw, Tybre -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movement -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Lewis, John, 1940-2020.
Faw, Tybre.
Civil rights movement -- History.
African American legislators -- Juvenile literature.
African American civil rights workers -- Juvenile literature.
Friendship -- Juvenile literature.
African American legislators.
African American civil rights workers.
African Americans.
Legislators.
Civil rights workers.
Friendship.
Picture books.
Genre Biographies.
Picture books.
Creative nonfiction.
Add Author Brown, Keith Henry, illustrator.
ISBN 9781338759082 (hardcover)
1338759086 (hardcover)
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