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Lillian's Right to Vote by Jonah Winter

Lillian’s Right to Vote

Lillian's Right to Vote by Jonah Winter
Hardcover
Jul 14, 2015 | 40 Pages
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    Jul 14, 2015 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

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    Jul 14, 2015 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

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    Jul 14, 2015 | 40 Pages | 5-9 years

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Praise

“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 review

“The illustrations… are what truly distinguish this offering… A powerful historical picture book.” School Library Journal, starred review

“Simple yet powerful, Lillian’s narrative transforms a complex topic into an affecting story suitable for a younger audience, making it a perfect introduction to voting and civil rights. An important book that will give you goose bumps.” —Booklist, starred  review

““Winter’s prose has a lofty, oratorical quality…skillfully blending Lillian’s individual path to the voting booth with the historical context that made it possible…A valuable introduction to and overview of the civil rights movement.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review


Awards

ALA Notable Children’s Book SELECTION 2015

NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies SELECTION 2016

Kirkus Prize FINALIST 2015

Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year AWARD 2015

Chicago Public Library’s Best of the Best Books AWARD 2015

Jane Addams Children’s Book Award AWARD 2015

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year AWARD 2015

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