One Book, One Bedford Resumes With Graphic Novel About Civil Rights Leader John Lewis
One Book, One Bedford resumes with graphic novel about Civil Rights leader John Lewis
After a four year hiatus, One Book, One Bedford returned this fall. This seasons’ book was the “March” a graphic novel trilogy detailing the life of Rep. John Lewis, from his childhood growing up in segregated Alabama, to his experience as a community organizer during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s.
“We had done One Book, One Bedford from around 2003 to 2013, but we stopped it because we wanted to do some other programs,” Bedford Free Public Library Director Richard Callaghan said. “Earlier this year, the Citizen came to the board with the idea of doing March as …