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Lillian's right to vote : a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 /

by Winter, Jonah; Evans, Shane[ill.].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House Children's, 2015Description: 40 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780385390286 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Voting -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Civil rights | Children's storiesSummary: As Lillian, a 100-year-old African-American woman, makes a 'long haul up a steep hill' to her polling place, she sees more than trees and sky - she sees her family's history. She sees the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and her great-grandparents voting for the first time. She sees her parents try to register to vote. And she sees herself marching in a protest from Selma to Montgomery. List(s) this item appears in: AESL: New Books - November 2017 | AESL: Black History Month
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As Lillian, a 100-year-old African-American woman, makes a 'long haul up a steep hill' to her polling place, she sees more than trees and sky - she sees her family's history. She sees the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment and her great-grandparents voting for the first time. She sees her parents try to register to vote. And she sees herself marching in a protest from Selma to Montgomery.

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