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The Resource Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing, introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing, introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Label
Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing
Title
Strong voices
Title remainder
fifteen American speeches worth knowing
Statement of responsibility
introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of speeches that showcases the voices of those at the reins of power and of those who are not. Read the original words, sometimes abridged and sometimes in their entirety, that have shaped our cultural fabric. Introductions provide historical context and critical insights into the meaning and impact of every speech
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bolden, Tonya
Dewey number
  • 815
  • 973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Velasquez, Eric
  • Roberts, Cokie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing, introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Patrick Henry: "Give me liberty or give me death!" -- George Washington: Farewell Address -- Red Jacket: "We never quarrel about religion" -- Frederick Douglass: "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?" -- Sojourner Truth: "I am a woman's rights" -- Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address -- Theodore Roosevelt: "Citizenship in a Republic" -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" -- Lou Gehrig: "Farewell to baseball" -- Langston Hughes: "On the blacklist all our lives" -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy: "We choose to go to the moon" -- Martin Luther King Jr.: "I have a dream" -- Fannie Lou Hamer: " I question America" -- Cesar Chavez: Address to the Commonwealth Club of California, 1984 -- Hillary Rodham Clinton: "Women's rights are human rights" -- Notes -- Timeline
Control code
on1099194534
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9780062572042
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1099194534
  • (OCoLC)1099194534
Label
Strong voices : fifteen American speeches worth knowing, introductions by Tonya Bolden ; foreword by Cokie Roberts ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Patrick Henry: "Give me liberty or give me death!" -- George Washington: Farewell Address -- Red Jacket: "We never quarrel about religion" -- Frederick Douglass: "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?" -- Sojourner Truth: "I am a woman's rights" -- Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address -- Theodore Roosevelt: "Citizenship in a Republic" -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself" -- Lou Gehrig: "Farewell to baseball" -- Langston Hughes: "On the blacklist all our lives" -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy: "We choose to go to the moon" -- Martin Luther King Jr.: "I have a dream" -- Fannie Lou Hamer: " I question America" -- Cesar Chavez: Address to the Commonwealth Club of California, 1984 -- Hillary Rodham Clinton: "Women's rights are human rights" -- Notes -- Timeline
Control code
on1099194534
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
125 pages
Isbn
9780062572042
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1099194534
  • (OCoLC)1099194534

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