Preaching to the Chickens: the Story of Young John Lewis

As a child, John Lewis always practiced his deep religious convictions, even with his much loved chickens. Based on the childhood of the Civil Rights exemplar and U.S. Congressman, this story of faith and intelligence comes to life in dramatic, light-filled watercolors and poetic text.

Age Level: 

6-9

Reading Level: 

Independent Reader
"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald