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Climbing Lincoln's Steps
Climbing Lincoln's Steps

Climbing Lincoln's Steps

The African American Journey

By Suzanne Slade, Illustrated by Colin Bootman

JUVENILE NONFICTION

32 Pages, 8.50 x 11

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $6.99 (US $6.99) (CA $9.99)

Publication Date: November 2016

ISBN 9780807512050

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Nov 2016)

Price: $6.99
 
 

Overview

This empowering and emotionally driven story showcases significant moments in African American history that tie back to the Lincoln Memorial by introducing iconic civil rights activists as well as exploring President Abraham Lincoln's role in abolishing slavery. This book highlights the hardships and triumphs faced while fighting for racial equality in America.

Author Biography

Suzanne Slade is the author of over seventy books for children. Her works include picture books and biographies as well as titles about animals, sports, and nature. She lives in Illinois with her husband and children.Colin Bootman was born in Trinidad. He moved to the United States when he was seven, but the vibrant palette of the Caribbean has always influenced his painting. In 2004, he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award. He lives in New York.