March: Book Two

March: Book Two Author John Lewis
ISBN-10 1603094008
ISBN-13 9781603094009
Year 2015-01-20
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Top Shelf Productions
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Don t miss the long awaited sequel to the 1 bestseller March Book One With March Congressman John Lewis takes us behind the scenes of some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement In graphic novel form his first hand account makes these historic events both accessible and relevant to an entire new generation of Americans LeVar Burton A must read monument As Rep Lewis continues to carry the civil rights flame this graphic achievement is a firsthand beacon that burns ever relevant today The Washington Post This memoir puts a human face on a struggle that many students will primarily know from textbooks Visually stunning the black and white illustrations convey the emotions of this turbulent time This insiders view of the civil rights movement should be required reading for young and old not to be missed School Library Journal starred review A gripping visual experience that enhances the power of Lewiss unforgettable tale Publishers Weekly starred review Heroism and steadiness of purpose continue to light up Lewis s frank harrowing account of the civil rights movement s climactic days Powell s dark monochrome ink and wash scenes add further drama to already dramatic events Kirkus Reviews starred review Lewis s story is an essential piece of this countrys history and March Book Two brings it to the page with incredible power that makes this graphic novel an unforgettable read The AV ClubCongressman John Lewis an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement continues his award winning graphic novel trilogy with co writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle Now March brings the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation urgently relevant for todays world After the success of the Nashville sit in campaign John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south they will be tested like never before Faced with beatings police brutality imprisonment arson and even murder the movements young activists place their lives on the line while internal conflicts threaten to tear them apart But their courage will attract the notice of powerful allies from Martin Luther King Jr to Attorney General Robert F Kennedy and once Lewis is elected chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee this 23 year old will be thrust into the national spotlight becoming one of the Big Six leaders of the civil rights movement and a central figure in the landmark 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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