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Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing

by James Weldon Johnson Illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Written by civil rights leader and poet Johnson in 1899, this anthem is sung throughout America. The song is recognized as a testimonial to the struggle and achievements of African-American people-past, present, and future. Featuring stunning, emotionally charged paintings by an award-winning illustrator, this picture book is a treasure for readers of all ages and backgrounds.

6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
Guided Reading
Tandem Library
General Nonfiction

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James Weldon Johnson
Jan Spivey Gilchrist

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