The Resource Preaching to the chickens, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Preaching to the chickens, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

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Preaching to the chickens
Title
Preaching to the chickens
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Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
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Language
eng
Summary
"Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim's stirring prose and E.B. Lewis's stunning, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, includes an author's note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and demonstrator on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and is now a Georgia congressman"--
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Title
Preaching to the chickens
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Contributor
Summary
"Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim's stirring prose and E. B. Lewis's stunning, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, includes an author's note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and demonstrator on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and is now a Georgia congressman"--
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Tone
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  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2016.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E840.8.L43
LC item number
A75 2016
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670
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
  • 5
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juvenile
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Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E. B. Lewis
Preaching to the chickens, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
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Preaching to the chickens, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
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Dimensions
29 cm
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Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780399168567
Lccn
2015048281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
cat24
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn936192120
  • (OCoLC)936192120

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