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Summer Reading 2022

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Why Choose This Book?


by John Lewis, Nate Powell, Andrew Aydin

"Presents in graphic novel format the life of Georgia congressman John Lewis, focusing on his youth in rural Alabama, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement.." -- NoveList

"A powerful tale of courage and principle igniting sweeping social change, told by a strong-minded, uniquely qualified eyewitness. "

- Kirkus, Starred Review

Awards, Honors, Lists

Book Three:

  • National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (2016,  first Graphic work to win)
  • Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in young-adult literature
  • Coretta Scott King (Author) Book Award

Read this book if...

  • You like stories of courage and self-discipline.
  • You care about voting rights.
  • You are interested in the story of history, and the civil rights movement.


NOTE: The entire March trilogy is available to read via the Hoopla app with a Multnomah County Library Card.  All Central Catholic Students, by virtue of attending school in Multnomah County, qualify for Library Cards.


How To Read  a Graphic Novel (March 2016)

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