Heroes for Civil Rights

By David A. Adler; Bill Farnsworth (Illustrator)
(Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823420087, 32pp.)

Publication Date: November 2007

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Description
Whether marching, speaking, or simply going to school, these brave men and women fought to advance social justice so that others could enjoy their rights. Adler's moving profiles and Farnsworth's evocative paintings honors t hese Americans who risked their own lives for freedom. Full color.



About the Author
David A. Adler, a former math teacher and editor, is the author of more than two hundred books for young readers including the Cam Jansen Mysteries, the entire Picture Book Biography series and Don't Talk To Me About the War. He lives in New York.

Bill is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art and Design. He has created paintings for magazines, advertisements, and children's books as well as commissioned portraits and landscapes. His children's books have received the Young Hoosier Book Award, the NAPRA (Network of Alternatives for Publishers, Retailers, and Artists) Nautilus Award, and the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award. He lives with his family in Venice, Florida.
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