Let The Children March by Monica Clark-robinsonLet The Children March by Monica Clark-robinson

Let The Children March

byMonica Clark-robinsonIllustratorFrank Morrison

Hardcover | January 2, 2018

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I couldn't play on the same playground as the white kids.&nbsp
I couldn't go to their schools.&nbsp&nbsp
I couldn't drink from their water fountains.&nbsp&nbsp
There were so many things I couldn't do. &nbsp
In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama,&nbspthousands of African American children volunteered to march for their civil rights after hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak. They protested the laws that kept black people separate from white people. Facing fear, hate, and danger, these children used their voices to change&nbspthe world. Frank Morrison's emotive&nbspoil-on-canvas paintings&nbspbring&nbspthis&nbsphistorical event to life, while Monica Clark-Robinson's moving and poetic words document this remarkable time.&nbsp
Monica Clark-Robinson is a writer, part-time professor, and professional actor who has been writing for over fifteen years. This is her picture book debut. Frank Morrison is the illustrator of more than twenty books, including a John Steptoe Award winner,  Jazzy Miz Mozetta, and a Coretta Scott King Honor book,  Little Melba ...
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Title:Let The Children MarchFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.33 inPublished:January 2, 2018Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544704525

ISBN - 13:9780544704527

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? A powerful retrospective glimpse at a key event." -Kirkus, starred review ? "Much of the text will provoke questions and important conversations between children and adult readers. The experiences of segregation are sensitively depicted? A highly readable historical account which deserves a place on picture book and nonfiction shelves alike.- School Library Journal, starred review "This remarkable story remains relevant today as young readers think about their roles in the ongoing struggle for justice. Teachers who use this book might scaffold it with additional resources that teach about the intensive planning and organization that went into this and other activist campaigns." - Booklist " The art throughout is a vibrant representation of the determination and courage of the civil rights movement. A nuanced account that could inspire the youngest readers to make a big difference." - Horn Book " Clark-Robinson's stirring debut unfolds through the resolute voice of a (fictional) African-American girl participating in the 1963 Children's Crusade? The narrator's conclusion, "Our march made the difference," serves as a powerful reminder for today's readers about their own ability to fight for justice and equality." - Publisher's Weekly "The text is taut and clear, making its greatest impact through its simple, even understated, specifics." - BCCB "