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PDF á BOOK The Undefeated FREE ↠ KWAME ALEXANDER ☆ 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 reS and others offering deeper insights into the accomplishments of the past while bringing attention to the endurance and spirit of those surviving and thriving in the presen Powerful and poetic look at black Americans who always remained undefeated in their hearts

Kwame Alexander É The Undefeated READER

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 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

BOOK È The Undefeated É Kwame Alexander

The UndefeatedSsion 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 My family reads all the Goodreads award nominated picture books every year This is book #10 of than 20 of 2019 and we thought it was good It's not a narrative but a kind of poetic depiction from Kwame Alexander of a range of undefeated African Americans across history beautifully illustrated by Kadir Nelson The illustrations don't identify the people but this comes with a short description of them in an appendixHank 13 3 Sending a good message for everyone but too repetitiveHarry 14 3 An inspirational book with beautiful pictures I would have preferred seeing the names and descriptions next to the pictures instead of always having to flip to the back to see who they wereTara 4 This was moving A look at historical figures InspirationalDave 35 The art puts this in a special category dramatic and beautiful but the writing I didn't find all that inspirational And as a poem it feels a little flat and unoriginal I knew all of the depicted characters and know their stories but I think young readers would need to know about them to be really inspired So it's a jumping off place where you use the appendix bios I guess It's mostly a list of people maybe appealing to adults who know the people rather than childrenI posted this and then saw Deborah shared this and Rod Brown said it was better to listen to the poem that read it so repostFor a free audio version of the poem go to hmhbookscomfreedownloads and enter UNDEFEATED as the access code