As Lillian, one-hundred-years old, walks to the polls, she remembers “the long haul up that steep hill” that her African American ancestors climbed to achieve U.S. voting rights. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations rendered in mixed media.
Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965Book Verdict
ISBN: 9780385390293 Format: Print Book Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Page Count: 40 Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.6, Points: 0.5 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 8.2, Points: 2 Lexile: Level: 1030L Awards & Honors: 2016 Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Honor Younger Children
Finalist for the 2015 Kirkus Prize
Capitol Choices 2016
Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
Booklist Best Picture Books of 2015
ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Informational Books for Younger Readers
2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, K–2
2016 CCBC Choices–Picture Books for School-Age Children
2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Fiction Picture Books
Best Multicultural Books of 2015
Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2016, Historical Fiction
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Historical Fiction
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