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starred review

"Makes magic out of a true moment, as the best picture books do."

Publisher's Weekly

starred review

"... a poignant glimpse into the childhood of a storied civil rights luminary."

Shelf Awareness

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"... an ode to ancestral Black courage and joy." 

School Library Journal 

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"A moving memoir of a true American ­heroine. Highly recommended for junior high and high school nonfiction collections, and will especially appeal to those with a passion for social justice."

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