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We Shall Overcome : The Story of a Song (School And Library) (Debbie Levy)
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It only takes a few words to create change. It only takes a few people to believe that change is possible. And when those people sing out, they can change the world. "We Shall Overcome" is one of their songs. From the song's roots in America's era of slavery through to the civil rights movement of the 1960s and today, "We Shall Overcome" has come to represent the fight for equality and freedom around the world. This important book, lyrically written by Debbie Levy and paired with elegant, collage-style art by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, pays tribute to the heroic spirit of the famous song that encompasses American history.
A celebration of the history of the struggle for freedom as reflected through moments when the iconic song, "We Shall Overcome," was sung explains how the song has come to represent civil rights and freedom around the world. Illustrated by the creator of
Let Freedom Sing . 25,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 32.0
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Disney Pr
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Debbie Levy
Street Date: December 17, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 248-83-9060