Synopses & Reviews
"With courage they rallied and answered the call . . . dreaming of freedom and justice for all."
The United States of America was founded on the declaration that all men are created equal. But nearly two hundred years after that proclamation, America was still deeply segregated.
Slowly but surely, powerful leaders as well as everyday citizens spoke up for their dreams and beliefs. Soon, a people proud and strong stood up as one for their rights, and a new America came to be.
Shore and Alexander present a lyrical tribute to the civil rights movement, stunningly illustrated by award-winning illustrator Ransome. Full color.
About the Author
Diane Z. Shore and Jessica Alexander have collaborated on several children's books. One thing they have learned while cowriting stories is that when people join together, they can accomplish great things. Both authors live with their families in metro Atlanta, Georgia. Diane is also the author of This Is the Feastand How To Drive Your Sister Crazy.