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The undefeated / by Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Alexander, Kwame (author.). Nelson, Kadir (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 105 of 119 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 9 of 9 copies available at Neuse Regional Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 119 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Comfort Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059685 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greene County Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059693 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149007879489 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059701 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
La Grange Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059719 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Maysville Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059727 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Pink Hill Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059735 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Pollocksville Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059743 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Trenton Public Library J811.6 A (Text) 39149008059750 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328780966
  • ISBN: 1328780961
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 x 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note: Caldecott Award Winner, 2020.
Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner, 2020.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.6 0.5 502169.
Summary, etc.: "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree. Originally performed for ESPN's 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 Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and others, offering deeper insights into the accomplishments of the past, while bringing stark attention to the endurance and spirit of those surviving and thriving in the present. Robust back matter at the end provides valuable historical context and additional detail for those wishing to learn more."--
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.6 0.5 502169.
Subject: African Americans History Juvenile literature
African Americans Social life and customs Juvenile literature
African Americans Civil rights Juvenile literature
African Americans Juvenile poetry
Children's poetry, American
Genre: Poetry.
Picture books.
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