By Alice Walsh,Erin Bennett Banks
Finally, the extraordinary tale of honourary Newfoundlander Lanier Phillips is out there for little ones during this heartwarming photo book.
A younger African American and the son of sharecroppers, Lanier Phillips escapes the violence, racism, and segregation of his Georgia domestic through becoming a member of the army in the course of the moment international conflict. yet tragedy moves the USS Truxtun one February evening off the southeastern coast of Newfoundland, and Lanier is the lone Black survivor of the poor shipwreck. lined in oil whilst he arrives onshore, the community’s kindness and humanity brings him again to healthiness and alterations his outlook on existence. He may pass directly to march for Black rights with Martin Luther King, and remained perpetually thankful to the small city of St. Lawrence, Newfoundland.
With shiny illustrations through celebrated artist Erin Banks, a transformation of middle vividly depicts Lanier’s life-changing stories in Newfoundland that fateful February.
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A Change of Heart by Alice Walsh,Erin Bennett Banks