Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis

by Jabari Asim

Illustrations by E. B. Lewis

First Release:

February 2017

ISBN: 9780399168567

Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis. Author’s note. Full-color illustrations done in watercolor and gouache.

  • ISBN: 9780399168567
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Putnam’s
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 8 3/4" x 11 1/4"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.3, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: 670L
    Awards & Honors: ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    E. B. White Read-Aloud Award 2017 Finalist, Picture Book
    2017 Capitol Choices, Seven to Ten
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Books of 2016
    The Golden Kite Awards, 2017 Honor, Picture Book Illustration
    Genre: Nonfic
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