Lillian's Right to Vote Illustrated by Shane W. Evans Random House (Schwartz & Wade), 2015
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award Kirkus Prize Finalist Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year Amazon Best Book of the Month (July 2015) Junior Library Guild Selection ALA Notable Book Chicago Public Library Best Book Kansas City Star Best Children’s Book Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, K–2 CCBC Choices–Picture Books for School-Age Children Cybils Awards Nomination CSMCL Best Multicultural Book of the Year Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth, Historical Fiction Rhode Island Children’s Book Award Nominee
4 STARRED REVIEWS…!
*"A much-needed picture book that will enlighten a new generation about battles won and a timely call to uphold these victories in the present." (Kirkus Reviews,starred review) Read the review
*"A valuable introduction to and overview of the civil rights movement." (Publishers Weekly,starred review) Read the review
*"An important book that will give you goose bumps." (Booklist,starred review) Read the review
"Moving.... Stirs up a potent mixture of grief, anger, and pride at the history of black people’s fight for access to the ballot box." (The New York Times) Read the review
“A stellar addition to libraries, classroom, and personal collections of nonfiction historical accounts of the moments in American history that ought never be forgotten.” (The New York Journal of Books) Read the review
“Winter’s prose is sweet, lyrical, and haunting in places, and will leave readers wondering what other amazing stories are hidden deep inside the hearts of the old people they know…. This book is perfect for young children just learning America’s history, long-time history buffs, and readers who love a stroll down memory lane . . . even if that stroll leads them past a few dark and poignant places.” (The Black History Channel) Read the review
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