New! Just released 2010…………………This is a treasure.
The Beautitudes from the Sermon on the Mount is written at the bottom of each page and the text and illustrations tell the Black history story in a moving and unique way.
“Tim Ladwig’s stirring illustrations showcase a panorama of heroes of the struggle from the slaves shackled in the hold of a ship to the first African American president taking his otath of office on the steps of the United States Capitol. Readers of all ages will find this a book to return to again and again for encouragement and inspiration.” (publisher)
The book covers in chronological historical sequence: the Middle Passage foundation of African-American church Underground Railroad U.S. Colored Troops Booker T. Washington & Mary McLeod Bethune Marian Anderson Rosa Parks Emmett Till Freedom Riders March on Washington Ruby Bridges Fannie Lou Hamer and Barack Obama
If you are a book collector – don’t miss this one. Why not purchase a copy to read to the children in your neighborhood?
Author – Carole Boston Weatherford. Illustrator – Tim Ladwig. Ages 8 & up.