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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
Title variation
Emmett Till
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This illustrated poetry collection eulogizes Emmett Till, an African American man who was killed in a brutal, racially motivated lynching in 1955
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.
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Award, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
135763
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • NP
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PS3573.A4795
LC item number
W73 2005
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14332835
Dimensions
20 x 22 cm
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780618397525
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2004009205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)056D8B0A512941E585F051E335C9F2D8
  • (IMchF)fol09276581
Label
A wreath for Emmett Till, Marilyn Nelson ; illustrated by Philippe Lardy
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14332835
Dimensions
20 x 22 cm
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780618397525
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2004009205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)056D8B0A512941E585F051E335C9F2D8
  • (IMchF)fol09276581

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