Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

Book review by Terreece Clarke, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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Mature content and LANGUAGE

I agree with the CSM review, but there is very harsh language that needs to be mentioned. When Fannie Lou is in prison, those beating her call her a "nig_er b_tch". So, in addition to the violence mentioned (when Fannie Lou goes in to have a minor tumor removed, and the surgeon takes her reproductive parts with the knife as well), educators and parents should also be aware of the very mature language in select parts of the book.

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