This Is The Dream
Diane Z. Shore (A) and Jessica Alexander (A) James Ransome (ILT)
List Price:$7.99 (Paperback - History / Civil Rights / Racism / Segregation / Integration - 2005)
Description: Our nation was founded on the belief that all men are created equal. Nearly two hundred years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, slavery had been abolished but America was still segregated. Then: Enter the students who marched into the first desegregated school, the passengers who boycotted the buses, and the leaders who stood up and spoke out. When they started, it was all just a dream. . . . Through striking, powerful verse and gorgeous, detailed illustrations, this is the dream catalogs the American experience before, during, and after the civil rights movement. Come along on this incredible journey, and see how far weve come in attaining freedom and justice for all. (40 pgs) Ages 4-8
Ashay says, "An interesting book with some great illustrations that gives kids a glimpse into the pain and suffering African Americans endured just so they could have what should have never been denied. I like this book. It has some great scenes showing the ugly side of racism as well as a time of peace and understanding.Please add it to their library and classroom. Teach!"
Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces