A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech

History is getting better and better. Not because it’s changing drastically, but because the way it is being told to readers is changing. More...

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

If you know little or nothing about the shocking life of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, this new picture book can get you...

Ira’s Shakespeare Dream

Anyone who has ever dreamed big will love author Glenda Armand’s newest picture book about a boy who “dreamed too big for a colored...

The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

People have been re-inventing themselves for centuries. Perhaps some of the most amazing reinventions were the ones that happened during the reconstruction era, when...

The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights

One of the loveliest picture books out there actually debuted over five years ago. It is called The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights,...