Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

By Jonah Winter
Illustrators Illustrated by Shane W. Evans Edition

Library edition with trade jacket added

Publisher Random House Imprint Schwartz & Wade ISBN


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Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Discrimination: Reference/Discussion,Discrimination: Religious,Illustrations/Images: Nudity/Partial Nudity,Social Issue: Slavery in Historical Context

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.
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