You Don T Say: Summary

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In the graphic novel March, congressman John Lewis relives his early life of being a farm boy, and his student life in places filled with discrimination and segregation. It is published by Top Shelf Productions and costs $14.95, a fair price for a book like this. One of the author’s, John Lewis is a congressman who has won numerous awards, including the Medal of Freedom. John Lewis has also written other books such as Across that Bridge. The second author is Andrew Aydin, works as a Digital Director and Policy Advisor to John Lewis. His only other book is March Book Two. The final author, Nate Powell, is a New York Times best selling graphic novelist. One of his other works is You Don’t Say. Nate’s work has received awards like the Robert F. Kennedy…show more content…
It then goes to John Lewis getting ready and going to work where he meets a family of two boys and their mother. The family asks about John Lewis’s story and Lewis begins to tell it. This is a great way to go into the story of John Lewis’s life because not only does it tell the audience about his past, it also shows where Lewis is now. His tale begins with how he would grow close to all of his chickens only to see them killed. This is one of the most memorable parts of the book because of how odd it is, but the oddness of this portion of March helps the audience remember the beginning which is usually boring. It also shows how John Lewis originally started preaching, “So I preached to my chickens just about every night,” (Lewis 27). After a while he goes to school, which he loved. His school was segregated. When he goes to school, it reminds him of how different things were for white children. In 1955 he heard Martin Luther King for the first time, and how Lewis felt that King was preaching directly to him. Five days before he turned sixteen he preached his first sermon and got into the
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