This picture book by Andrea Davis Pinkney uses the language of food and recipes as a novel technique to describe the Civil Rights movement and sit-ins.  Pinkney quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr., using large, colorful type to emphasize the importance of his words in the development of non-violent protests against segregation.

Pinkney gives a clear sense of the role that sit-ins played in the larger movement.  The book's illustrations work well to show how the movement spread.  Pinkne...


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