Jesse Jackson: A Biography. by Pat McKissack (Author). You feel like you know Jesse Jackson after reading this book.
Jesse Jackson: A Biography.
Patricia C. McKissack writes a book full of information and facts. She explains everything she says.
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by the author. Includes bibliographical references (pages 102-103)
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature copy inscribed by the author. Includes bibliographical references (pages 102-103). Prologue: the victory - Growing up in Greenville - Separate and unequal - The call - Working with Martin Luther King, Jr. -. - Operation breadbasket - Dreamer of new dreams - People united - We must act, not just react - The challenge goes on - Can Jesse win? -. - Jesse can't lose - Proud to be a Jackson - Epilogue: Keep hope alive - Bibliography - Index
By Patricia C. McKissack. Patricia C. McKissack has done an admirable job of evoking these disparate views of a driven and compelling man in her book, ''Jesse Jackson: A Biography.
By Patricia C. The author of more than 20 books for children, Ms. McKissack knows how to capture the attention of young readers. Opening with an image of Mr. Jackson's stunning victory in the 1988 Michigan Presidential primary, she establishes him immediately as a man who is used to defying expectations: ''Some political analysts. insist that he is 'unelectable
Patricia C. "Pat" McKissack (née Carwell, August 9, 1944 – April 7, 2017) was a prolific African American children's writer. She was the author of over 100 books, including Dear America books A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl; Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, The Great Migration North; and Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl. She also wrote a novel for The Royal Diaries series: Nzingha: Warrior Queen of Matamba.
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Jesse Jackson is a civil rights leader who worked with Martin Luther King J. A year after Jesse's birth, his mother married Charles Henry Jackson, a post office maintenance worker, who later adopted Jesse.
Jesse Jackson is a civil rights leader who worked with Martin Luther King Jr. He ran for . president and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In the small, black-and-white divided town of Greenville, a young Jackson learned early what segregation looked like. He and his mother had to sit in the back of the bus, while his black elementary school lacked the amenities the town's white elementary school had. "There was no grass in the yard," Jackson later recalled.
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Any one interested in the Civil Rights movment should read this book!
The life of noted civil rights activist and presidential candidate Jesse Jackson, written by a Coretta Scott King Award-winning author. Any one interested in the Civil Rights movment should read this book!
Jesse Jackson Biography. Jesse Jackson and the Politics of Race. Ottawa, IL: Jameson Books, 1985.
Jesse Jackson Biography. Born: October 18, 1941 Greenville, South Carolina African American political leader, religious minister, and orator. Civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson has spent decades in the public eye in support of ending racial and class divisions in America. He is the founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, a group that works to improve the lives of people throughout the United States and the world. Early life and education. Reynolds, Barbara A. Jesse Jackson: America's David. Washington, DC: JFJ Associates, 1985.
Author: Pat McKissack
Category: Books for children
Publisher: Scholastic (1989)
Pages: 108 pages
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