A Wreath for Emmett Till Paperback

A Wreath for Emmett Till Paperback
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A Coretta Scott King and Printz honor book now in paperback. A Wreath for Emmett Till is "A moving elegy," says The Bulletin.

In 1955 people all over the United States knew that Emmett Louis Till was a fourteen-year-old African American boy lynched for supposedly whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. The brutality of his murder, the open-casket funeral held by his mother, Mamie Till Mobley, and the acquittal of the men tried for the crime drew wide media attention. In a profound and chilling poem, award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson reminds us of the boy whose fate helped spark the civil rights movement.

Product Details

Age Range: 12 and up

Grade Level: 7 and up

Paperback: 48 pages

Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 12, 2009)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0547076363

ISBN-13: 978-0547076362

Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8 x 7.8 inches

Shipping Weight: 3.2 ounces