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The Resource A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy

A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy

Label
A wreath for Emmett Till
Title
A wreath for Emmett Till
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sequence of fifteen interlinked sonnets pay tribute to a young man who sparked the Civil Rights Movement in 1955 Mississippi--fourteen-year-old Emmitt Till, an African-American boy who was lynched for whistling at a white woman, and whose murderers were acquitted
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
135763
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Marilyn
Dewey number
811.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lardy, Philippe
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Till, Emmett
  • African Americans
  • African American teenage boys
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Murder victims
  • Hate crimes
  • Lynching
  • Children's poetry, American
  • Mississippi.
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [34])
Control code
ocm55096036
Dimensions
20 x 22 cm.
Extent
[34] p.
Isbn
9780618397525
Lccn
2004009205
Other control number
9780618397525
Other physical details
col. ill.
Label
A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [34])
Control code
ocm55096036
Dimensions
20 x 22 cm.
Extent
[34] p.
Isbn
9780618397525
Lccn
2004009205
Other control number
9780618397525
Other physical details
col. ill.

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