Levy, Debbie. We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song. Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Jump at the Sun Books, 2013.
Subject/Theme: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 6 to 8, Award Year 2014, Breaking cycles of fear, Civil Rights Movement, Creative art responses to social justice issues and survival, Era Late 1900’s, HC Martin Luther King Jr., History of Africans in the US, Identity African American, Identity White American, Non-violent activism, Overcoming prejudice, People peacably settling disputes (with a special emphasis on diverse makeup and outlook), Racism in the US, Solving problems courageously and non-violently, Thinking creatively and humanely about injustice and conflict past or present real or fictionalizedIllustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton