Who Was John Lewis? (Who Was?)

by Crystal Hubbard (Author) Stephen Marchesi (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
Learn about the incredible legacy of civil rights legend and Georgia congressman John Lewis in this inspiring addition to the #1 New York Times Best-Selling series.

Starting in the 1960s, John Lewis began his activism alongside civil rights legend and good friend Martin Luther King Jr. He participated in many now-historic events, including the 1963 March of Washington, the Freedom Rides, and the Selma to Montgomery marches across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. John continued his impactful career when he was elected to the House of Representatives in 1986. He went on to serve seventeen terms until his death in 2020. A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, John Lewis is considered an American hero and an icon of the civil rights movement. Learn about his life of "good trouble" in this book for young readers.
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Crystal Hubbard
Crystal Hubbard has penned picture books, contemporary and historical romance novels, and short stories. She is the author of Who Is LeBron James? from the Who HQ series.

Stephen Marchesi is an illustrator now residing in Ocean Beach, San Diego. A graduate of the High School of Art and Design (New York City), he earned his BFA degree in Communications Design from Pratt Institute (Brooklyn). After working as an assisant art director in an advertising agency he became a freelance illustrator in the children's book field. His paintings and drawings have appeared on over 500 book covers, posters, record and cd covers. He just recently completed his 72nd picture book.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593658512
Lexile Measure
1070L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
December 20, 2023
Series
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF018010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
Library of Congress categories
History
African Americans
United States
20th century
Civil rights
African American civil rights workers
Lewis, John
African American legislators

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