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Rosa sat so
Martin could march.
Martin marched so
Barack could run.
Barack ran so
Our children can soar.
This is the seed of a unique picture book that is part historical, part poetry, and entirely inspirational. It takes the reader through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, expanding the popular slogan beyond these three heroes to include more key players in the struggle for equality. Spare prose and vivid imagery make this a truly moving and accessible picture book to be savored by readers of all ages.
Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change
By Michelle Cook (Author), A.G. Ford (Illustrator) and other illustrators
Hardcover: 32 pages
Age Range: 4 - 8
Grades: Kindergarten - 3
Publisher:Bloomsbury USA Childrens; First Edition edition (April 14, 2009)
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