The Resource Preaching to the chickens
- Preaching to the chickens
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- Jabari Asim ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
- Lewis, John, 1940 February 21- -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
- Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- -- Childhood and youth
- Chickens -- Juvenile literature.
- Preaching -- Juvenile literature.
- African American boys -- Alabama -- Biography | Juvenile literature.
- Alabama -- Rural conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
- Christian biography -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Rural children -- Alabama -- Juvenile literature.
- African American civil rights workers -- Religious life -- Juvenile literature.
- Legislators -- United States -- Biography | Juvenile literature.
- African American legislators -- Biography | Juvenile literature.
- "Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. John wants to be a preacher when he grows up a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action. But why wait? When John is put in charge of the family farm's flock of chickens, he discovers that they make a wonderful congregation! So he preaches to his flock, and they listen, content under his watchful care, riveted by the rhythm of his voice. Celebrating ingenuity and dreaming big, this inspirational story, featuring Jabari Asim's stirring prose and E.B. Lewis's stunning, light-filled impressionistic watercolor paintings, includes an author's note about John Lewis, who grew up to be a member of the Freedom Riders, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and demonstrator on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, and is now a Georgia congressman"--
- Rural children -- Alabama
- Alabama -- Rural conditions -- 20th century
- Picture books for children
- African American boys -- Alabama -- Biography
- African American legislators -- Biography
- Biographies -- Identity | Africans and African Americans
- Biographies -- Politics | Political leaders
- African American civil rights workers -- Religious life
- Legislators -- United States -- Biography
- Biographies -- Politics | Activists and reformers | African American rights
- Narrative nonfiction for kids and teens
- New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2016.
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
- Assigning source
- Provided by publisher
- Biography type
- individual biography
- Cataloging source
- Dewey number
- no index present
- LC call number
- LC item number
- A75 2016
- Literary form
- non fiction
- Target audience
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