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Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 230 Ratings and 80 Reviews

Book Description
This gorgeous picture book takes young readers through the cumulative story of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement in poetry and pictures (click on any image to enlarge). The illustrations introduce icons like Jesse Owens and Rosa Parks, as well as lesser-known figures in the struggle for equality. Spare prose and vivid imagery make this a truly moving and accessible book that readers of all ages wil... More
Book Information
PublisherBloomsbury USA Children's Books
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-101599904187
ISBN-13978-1599904184
Publication Date04/01/2009
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About Michelle Cook (Author) : Michelle Cook is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Michelle Cook include Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change.
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About Marian Wright Edelman (Foreword, Introduction) : Marian Wright Edelman is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Marian Wright Edelman include Hope for Children in Poverty: Profiles and Possibi... more
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About Ag Ford (Illustrator) : Ag Ford is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Ag Ford include Barack.
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About Bryan Collier (Illustrator) : Bryan Collier is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Bryan Collier include Doo-Wop Pop, Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship, Barack Oba... more
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About Charlotte Riley-Webb (Illustrator) : An Atlanta native, Charlotte Riley-Webb moved with her family to Cleveland, Ohio as a toddler, she earned her B.F.A. degree from The Cleveland Institute of Art and has continued her education through... more
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About Cozbi Cobera (Illustrator) : Cozbi Cobera is a published illustrator of children's books. A published credit of Cozbi Cobera is Most Loved In All The World.
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About Diane Dillon (Illustrator) : Diane Dillon is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Diane Dillon include Color Wizard, The, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, Moth... more
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About E. B. Lewis (Illustrator) : E. B. Lewis is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of E. B. Lewis include Bippity Bop Barbershop, Joe-Joe's First Flight, Keeping the Night Watch.
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About Eric Velasquez (Illustrator) : Eric Velasquez is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Eric Velasquez include The Little Sister, I, Matthew Henson.
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About Frank Morrison (Illustrator) : Frank Morrison is a published illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Frank Morrison include Out of the Ballpark, Out of the Ballpark (Spanish edition): Jonron!, Queen of the... more
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About Gregory Christie (Illustrator) : Gregory Christie is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Gregory Christie include Yesterday I Had the Blues, Jazz Baby, The Champ, and The Deaf M... more
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About James E. Ransome (Illustrator) : James E. Ransome is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of James E. Ransome include Helen Keller: The World in Her Heart, You... more
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About Pat Cummings (Illustrator) : Pat Cummings is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Pat Cummings include Harvey Moon, Museum Boy.
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About Shadra Strickland (Illustrator) : Shadra Strickland earned her MFA at New York’s School of Visual Arts in the Illustration as Visual Essay program. She currently freelances as an illustrator and a graphic designer, and uses drawing ... more
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