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Run: Book One

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Inspiring continuation of Rep. John Lewis' biography.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

This title has:

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Graphic novels can often strike right at the heart of a complex situation, and that's certainly the case with his hard-hitting memoir. Young John Lewis puts himself in the middle of history-making moments. In Run: Book One, Lewis and his collaborators tell a more subtle story, focusing on political maneuvering within the civil rights movement itself, and so may not hold the attention of younger readers. As the United States barrels toward the upheavals of 1968 and onward, Run shows Lewis at a crucial turning point, personally and professionally. Students of dramatic history will not want to miss this installment of an impassioned and important memoir.

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