CHOOSING BRAVE: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Roaring Brook Press, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A powerful and haunting picture book biography - for older children, but really for everyone - of the mother of Emmett Till, and how she turned her grief over her son's death into a call to action for the civil rights movement. . . "a testament to the power of love, the bond of motherhood, and one woman's unwavering advocacy for justice. It is a moving work about a woman who refocused her unimaginable grief into action for the greater good. Mamie fearlessly refused to allow America to turn away from what happened to her only child. She turned pain into change that ensured her son's life mattered." Illustrated with by Janelle Washington expressionistic art crafted from cut paper and silhouettes. SIGNED by Joy on the title page. Includes authors and illustrators notes, soundtrack, glossary,timeline, and sources. Oblong format. ISBN: 978-1250220950.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.