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Climbing Lincoln's Steps

The African American Journey

Suzanne Slade, Colin Bootman (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/1/2010)


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.

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807512050, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2016

About the Author

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.