Keep Climbing, Girls

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Keep Climbing, Girls

By Beah E. Richards; Lisagay Hamilton (Introduction by); R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9781416902645, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2006


The only way to make a bid

for a girl's equality is to climb right up to the

toppermost bough

of the very tallest tree.

The dynamic ode to girl power was written by noted Afro-American actor, poet, and playwright Beach E. Richards. First published in 1951, her poem is given new life in this edition that includes an introduction by LisaGay Hamilton and stunning illustrations by R. Gregory Christie. With its inspirational messsage, this book will empower children with the realization that "the path of life goes up and up/not down!"