Anne Schwartz Books
September 03, 2019
10.1 X 10.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author
JONAH WINTER is the author of many highly acclaimed picture books, among them Ruth Bader Ginsburg (three starred reviews, New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award), My Name Is James Madison Hemings (New York Times Notable Book), Elvis Is King, Lillian's Right to Vote (four starred reviews, ALA Notable Children's Book, Jane Addams Book Award, Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of the year, more), The Secret Project (five starred reviews), and The Sad Little Fact (to pub in summer 2019). Visit him at jonahwinter.com. Bryan Collier has won four Caldecott Honors, for Rosa by Nikki Giovanni, Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport, Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews, and Dave the Potter by Laban Carack Hill. His first book, Uptown, won the Coretta Scott King Award and the Ezra Jack Keats Award, . He has won five more Coretta Scott King Awards for Rosa; Knock, Knock by Daniel Beaty; Dave the Potter; Trombone Shorty; and I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, and three Coretta Scott King Honors. Visit him at bryancollier.com.
A WASHINGTON POST BEST CHILDREN'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR! "Winter and Collier have created a catalyst that will inspire readers to learn more about this giant of American history." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review "A memorable portrait of a legal giant." --Booklist, Starred Review "Informative, inspiring, and exciting. . . . A fervent celebration of a man whose work improved the lives of millions of Americans." --School Library Journal, Starred Review "A resounding winner." -- Shelf Awareness, Starred Review "A lively narrative with plenty of drama.... Readers may find inspiration as well as information here." --Bulletin "Collier's illustrations, rendered in watercolor and collage in shades of tan, green, and gray, set the scenes and enliven the historic material." --The Horn Book