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Freedom Like Sunlight

By J. Patrick Lewis

Publisher: The Creative Company, August 2003
ISBN: 0898123828
MY HERO recommends this book to children readers.
Presents poems and brief biographical notes about such well-known African Americans as: Arthur Ashe, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Louis Armstrong, Martin Luther King, Jr., "Satchel" Paige, Rosa Parks, Langston Hughes, Jesse Owens, Marian Anderson, Malcolm X, Wilma Rudolph, and Billie Holiday.
User Reviews:
Erin Thompson | 5/6/2006 11:06 AM
My father is the illustrator, and I find his paintings, as well as the poems written by J. Patrick Lewis uplifting.  I use this book regularly in lessons for my students, as well as when I need inspiration.

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