John Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movement
Title
John Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movement

Author
Haskins, James, 1941-2005.

ISBN
9781584302506

Edition
1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Lee & Low, c2006.

Physical Description
1 v. (unpaged) ; col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Reading Level
950 L Lexile

Personal Subject
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-

Corporate Subject
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
 
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- Biography.

Subject Term
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
 
African American legislators -- Biography.
 
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography.
 
African American civil rights workers -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights.
 
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.

Added Author
Benson, Kathleen.
 
Andrews, Benny, 1930-2006

Summary
"A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday, ' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.


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