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Lillian"s right to vote

Jonah Winter

Lillian"s right to vote

a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

by Jonah Winter

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Voting,
  • African Americans,
  • History,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    As an elderly woman, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right--and determination--to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.

    Edition Notes

    005-009.

    Statementby Jonah Winter ; illustrated by Shane W. Evans
    ContributionsEvans, Shane, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.W75477 Lil 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 volume (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27187599M
    ISBN 100385390289
    ISBN 109780385390286
    LC Control Number2014010937
    OCLC/WorldCa876833422

    Winter, Jonah. Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of Illustrated by Shane W. Evans. Schwartz & Wade Books,


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Lillian in this book is based on year old Lillian Allen of Pittsburgh, who campaigned for President Obama in her neighborhood, encouraging younger people to vote. Illustrator Shane W. Evans uses mixed media to create the artwork to accompany Lillian’s climb uphill and the pictures enhance the impact and emotion of the story.

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Lillian touches her finger to the lever. And because she is a citizen of the United States of America, protected by the Voting Rights Act ofLillian pushes that lever. Lillian votes.” Although the book is intended as a celebration of the Act, the Author’s Note includes a call to action as well.

“It’s voting day, she’s an American, and by God she’s going to vote.” This powerful opening in author Jonah Winter’s latest picture book, Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act ofquickly introduces readers to the main character: sweet old Miss Lillian, a frail matron with a stooped back, a walking stick, and a will of pure iron.

Lillian is her name.” An informative picture book covers an expanse of history and emotion as year-old Lillian ascends the hill, reflecting on African Americans and voting. Her great-great-grandparents were sold on the auction block in front of a courthouse where only white men could vote.

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August 6, The Voting Rights Act Signed Into Law 🌍 The 15th Amendment, ratified after the Civil War, prohibited states from denying male citizens the right to vote based on race, color or previous condition of servitude Despite the 15th Amendment, African Americans were prevented from exercising their constitutional right to vote through the.

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Evans, commemorates the Voting Rights Act of The importance of this landmark piece of legislation is brought to life fo readers with in the character of Lillian, a year-old black woman from Alabama and her "long haul up that steep hill" as she walks to her polling place, the courthouse.

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