On August 28, 1963, a remarkable event took placemore than 250,000 people gathered in our nation's capital to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The march began at the Washington Monument and ended with a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech, advocating racial harmony. Many words have been written about that day, but few so delicate and powerful as those presented here by award-winning author and illustrator Shane W. Evans. When combined with his simple yet compelling illustrations, the thrill of the day is brought to life for even the youngest reader to experience.
We March was one of Kirkus Reviews' Best Children's Books of 2012, and is an important story about the African American civil rights movement.
|Publisher:||Roaring Brook Press|
|File size:||51 MB|
|Note:||This product may take a few minutes to download.|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Shane W. Evans has illustrated numerous books for children, including Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson and Underground, recipient of four starred reviews, both for Roaring Brook Press. He lives with his family in Kansas City, Missouri.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
*A simple and plain storyline and illustrations make this a good book for read-aloud story-time for pre-K until first grade. *Appropriate for multicultural studies in the classroom or at home, and for learning about the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th century.