Synopses & Reviews
When the Supreme Court decision to desegregate public schools was handed down in 1954, the course of American history was forever changed. Here are personal reflections, stories, and poems from ten of today's most accomplished writers for children, all young people themselves at the time of the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Included are Michael Cart, Jean Craighead George, Eloise Greenfield, Lois Lowry, Katherine Paterson, Ishmael Reed, Jerry Spinelli, Quincy Troupe, Joyce Carol Thomas, and Leona Nicholas Welch. With a compelling introduction by editor Joyce Carol Thomas and stunning pastel artwork by Curtis E. James, this collection celebrates the hard-earned promise of equality in education.
Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone: The Brown v. Board of Education Decision compiles 10 stories and poems by children's book authors.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1954 Supreme Court decision that desegregated public schools, this collection of personal reflections, stories, and poems from ten of today's top children's authors celebrates the hard-earned promise of equality in education. Illustrations.