In 1956, at the age of 16, Civil Rights leader Congressman John Lewis walked into apublic library in segregated Alabama and was refused a library card. Among the many accomplishments of this great man's life was his award-winning work as a chronicler of the Civil Rights movement. Honor his life by taking the time to read or re-read his significant works.
A multi-volume graphic account of the author's lifelong struggle for civil and human rights covers his youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., and his involvement in the Freedom rides and the Selma to Montgomery march. The release of March: Book Three in August 2016 brought all three volumes into the top 3 slots of the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels for 6 consecutive weeks. The third volume was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Printz Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, the 2016 National Book Award in Young People's Literature. Available in print and digitally on Hoopla.