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A Wreath For Emmett Till

by Marilyn Nelson and Philippe Lardy

School And Library, 1 v. (unpaged), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $17 |

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A Wreath For Emmett Till
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Marilyn Nelson and Philippe Lardy

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Presents fifteen interlinked sonnets to pay tribute to Emmitt Till, a fourteen-year-old African American boy who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 for whistling at a while woman, and whose murderers were acquitted.

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