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When Thunder Comes

Poems for Civil Rights Leaders

by J. Patrick Lewis
Jim Burke

eBook

In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each verse the thunder that lies in every voice, no matter how small. Featuring civil rights luminaries Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.


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Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 29, 2013

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781452119441
  • Release date: January 29, 2013

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781452119441
  • File size: 3320 KB
  • Release date: January 29, 2013

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781452119441
  • File size: 32184 KB
  • Release date: January 29, 2013


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Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:5.5
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:4

In moving verse, Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis gives new voice to seventeen heroes of civil rights. Exquisitely illustrated by five extraordinary artists, this commanding collection of poems invites the reader to hear in each verse the thunder that lies in every voice, no matter how small. Featuring civil rights luminaries Coretta Scott King, Harvey Milk, Mohandas Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Sylvia Mendez, Aung San Suu Kyi, Mamie Carthan Till, Helen Zia, Josh Gibson, Dennis James Banks, Mitsuye Endo, Ellison Onizuka, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Yunus, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.


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