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FREE READ á The Undefeated ☆ This poem is a love letter to black life in the United States It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery the faith and fire of the civil rights movement and the grit passion and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes The text is also peppered with references to the words of Martin Luther King Jr Langston HuThis poem is a love letter to black life in the United States It highlights the unspeakable trauma of slavery the faith and fire of the civil rights movement and the grit pa. All year I have been reading about civil rights in honor of the 100th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s birth The year is about to end but I think I found the best civil rights book yet The Undefeated was nominated for Goodreads best picture book in 2019 With a collaboration between Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson two American treasures going in I knew I was in for a treat Preconceived notions or not they did not disappoint What I would write here would not do Alexander justice I do not think I could say it any better than the front jacket cover“This is a love letter to America To black America To the grit passion and perseverance of our greatest artists athletes and activists To the dreamers To the strength and bravery of everyday people caught in the web of history”This special book belongs in all elementary school libraries It is a gem and both author and illustration should be lauded for their achievements I may revisit come African American history month just to admire the exuisite illustrations 5 stars

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Ssion and perseverance of some of the world's greatest heroes The text is also peppered with references to the words of Martin Luther King Jr Langston Hughes Gwendolyn Brook. Book Reviewed on wwwwhisperingstoriescomThe Undefeated is a poetry picture book featuring the words of Kwame Alexander together with the watercolour illustrations of Kadir NelsonThe poem was initially written by Kwame for his new daughter back in 2008 and for Ex President Obama too The words are powerful and are made poignant by the beautiful illustrations that adorn nearly every page As daft as it might sound the one page that didn’t have any illustrations felt the most powerful out of all of themThe book is a celebration of black Americans especially those that are overlooked in today’s society such as heavy weight boxer Jack Johnson writer Zora Neale Hurston and golfer and tennis player Althea Gibson amongst many many names some will be familiar others not so muchThis is a book to show children to never give up it reminds them that no matter what their status gender race or background that if you truly want to achieve something you will with determination and a desire to keep goingThe book has a powerful passionate message and includes a poem full of wisdom some of the best illustrations I have ever seen and a glossary at the back with information on each person in the book

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