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The highest tribute : Thurgood Marshall's life, leadership, and legacy / written by Kekla Magoon ; illustrated by Laura Freeman

by Magoon, Kekla (Author)

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A picture book portrait of the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, presented by two Coretta Scott King Honor winners, includes coverage of Thurgood Marshall's upbringing in segregated Baltimore, achievements with the NAACP and contributions to landmark equality rulings. Full description

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Summary: A picture book portrait of the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, presented by two Coretta Scott King Honor winners, includes coverage of Thurgood Marshall's upbringing in segregated Baltimore, achievements with the NAACP and contributions to landmark equality rulings.
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Audience: Ages 4-8.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780062912510
0062912518
Author Notes: Kekla Magoon is a writer, editor, speaker, and educator. She is the author of Camo Girl, 37 Things I Love (in No Particular Order), How It Went Down, and numerous non-fiction titles for the education market. Her book, The Rock and the River, won the Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award. She also leads writing workshops for youth and adults and is the co-editor of YA and Children's Literature for Hunger Mountain, the arts journal of Vermont College.

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