Heroes for Civil Rights (Hardcover)

By David A. Adler, Bill Farnsworth (Illustrator)

Holiday House, 9780823420087, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2007

List Price: 17.95*
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Description

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader. Fannie Lou Hamer, founder of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The Little Rock Nine, pioneers in social integration.
Whether marching, speaking, or simply going to school, these brave men and women fought to advance social justice. David A. Adler's moving biographies and Bill Farnsworth's evocative paintings honor these Americans who risked their own lives so that others could enjoy their rights.


About the Author

David A. Adler is the author of many popular books for children, including biographies, math books, and Judaica. His strong interest in history and biography led to his bestselling Picture Book Biography series. He lives in New York State with his wife and family.

Bill Farnsworth’s illustrations for The Flag with Fifty-six Stars: A Gift from the Survivors of Mauthausen by Susan Goldman Rubin were called "nothing short of extraordinary" by PW in a starred review. He lives in Florida.