The Resource We Wait for the Sun

We Wait for the Sun

Label
We Wait for the Sun
Title
We Wait for the Sun
Creator
Subject
Summary
A beautiful and uplifting non-fiction picture book from Katie McCabe and trailblazing civil rights lawyer and activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree, We Wait for the Sun.In the hour before dawn, Dovey Mae and Grandma Rachel step into the cool, damp night on a secret mission: to find the sweetest, ripest blackberries that grow deep in the woods.But the nighttime holds a thousand sounds—and a thousand shadows—and Dovey Mae is frightened of the dark. But with the fierce and fearless Grandma Rachel at her side, the woods turn magical, and berry picking becomes an enchanting adventure that ends with the beauty and power of the sunrise.A cherished memory from Dovey Johnson Roundtree's childhood, this magical experience speaks to the joy that pulsed through her life, even under the shadow of Jim Crow. With Grandma Rachel's lessons as her guiding light, Dovey Mae would go on to become a trailblazer of the civil rights movement—fighting for justice and equality in the military, the courtroom, and the church. With warm, vibrant illustrations from Raissa Figueroa, We Wait for the Sun is a resonant, beautiful story told through one exquisite page turn after another
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  • McCabe, Katie
  • Figueroa, Raissa
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Sociology
  • Reference
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
Label
We Wait for the Sun
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6e1aa5f8-a6d3-4472-8b9a-d4277c9fa78f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781250821959
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
We Wait for the Sun
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6e1aa5f8-a6d3-4472-8b9a-d4277c9fa78f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781250821959
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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