John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement

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$12.95
Publisher
Lee & Low Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.2 X 10.8 X 0.2 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781600608490

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About the Author

Jim Haskins was the celebrated author of more than one hundred books, most on topics of African American history and achievement. His works received numerous honors, including the Coretta Scott King Author Award and the Carter G. Woodson Award. In 1994 Haskins was the recipient of the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for a body of work in nonfiction for young people. Kathleen Benson long served as the Curator of Community Projects at the Museum of the City of New York. With her late husband, Jim Haskins, she co-authored some twenty books for children, young adults, and adults. She lives in New York City. You can find her online at kathleenbenson.com. Benny Andrews (1930-2006) was a renowned African American fine artist whose work is in the permanent collections of more than thirty major museums, including the Smithsonian Institution, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. His dramatic, folk art-style illustrations have also appeared in several children's books. He passed away in 2006.