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My Name Is James Madison Hemings

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My Name Is James Madison Hemings by Jonah Winter
  • Hardcover $17.99

    Oct 25, 2016 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

  • Hardcover $20.99

    Oct 25, 2016 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

  • Ebook $10.99

    Oct 25, 2016 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

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Praise

“Through a poignant first-person monologue, Winter imagines the peculiar upbring- ing of Virginia slave James Madison Hemings, son of Thomas Jefferson and his enslaved mistress, Sally Hemings.”—Bulletin, starred review

Praise for Jonah Winter’s Lillian’s Right to Vote:


“Moving…. Stirs up a potent mixture of grief, anger, and pride at the history of black people’s fight for access to the ballot box.” —The New York Times

“A much-needed picture book that will enlighten a new generation about battles won and a timely call to uphold these victories in the present.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“A valuable introduction to and overview of the civil rights movement.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

“An important book that will give you goose bumps.” —Booklist, Starred

“A powerful historical picture book.” —School Library Journal, Starred

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