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Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement (Caldecott Honor Book)

This book is about Mamie Elizabeth Till-Mobley
"Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement" is a profound Caldecott Honor Book that delves into the heart-wrenching yet inspiring journey of Mamie Till-Mobley. After the tragic murder of her son Emmett in 1955, Mamie transformed her profound grief into a formidable crusade for racial justice, igniting a pivotal movement that reshaped America. Crafted with care by Angela Joy and Janelle Washington, this picture book captures the unbreakable bond of motherhood and the steadfast spirit of a woman who demanded that her son's life inspire change. Published on September 6, 2022, it is an essential read for elementary school students, providing them with a narrative that is both educational and deeply moving. Mamie's story encourages young readers to understand the impact of personal courage in the face of injustice, prompting them to reflect on how they, too, can contribute to making the world a fairer place.
Published by Roaring Brook Press on September 6, 2022
64 pages
ISBN: 9781250220950
Best for readers in Elementary School
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