Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker
Margaret K. McElderry Books
June 09, 2020
9.2 X 11.0 X 0.7 inches | 1.2 pounds
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About the Author
Patricia Hruby Powell is the author of Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker, which earned five starred reviews and won a Robert F. Sibert Nonfiction Honor, Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Honor, and Parent's Choice Gold for Poetry. She is also the author of the YA documentary novel Loving Vs. Virginia, which was an Indie Next Pick; Struttin' With Some Barbecue, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book; and Lift as You Climb, a picture book biography of Ella Baker. Visit her at TalesforAllAges.com. R. Gregory Christie received a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Freedom in Congo Square, written by Carole Boston Weatherford. He is a three-time recipient of The New York Times's 10 Best Illustrated Children's Books of the Year Award, a six-time recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor Award in Illustration, and a winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the NAACP's Image Award, and the Once Upon a World Children's Book Award from the Museum of Tolerance. Visit Mr. Christie's website at Gas-Art.com.