Fighting for Yes!: The Story of Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann
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About the Author
Maryann Cocca-Leffler is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 65 books for children, including The Power of Yet and We Want to Go to School! The Fight for Disability Rights. She lives and works in Portland, Maine. Visit her at www.maryanncoccaleffler.com. Vivien Mildenberger is the illustrator of a number of books for children, including All in a Drop and The Voice that Won the Vote. She lives on a lovely farm just outside of Nashville, where she works on her illustrations, pottery, and other general magic-making.
"Illustrations combine gouache painting and digital art to bring Heumann and her allies to life. . . an informative portrait of an under-recognized activist.--Booklist
"Simple enough for younger readers to follow and appreciate. . .A solid addition for the activism section of biography collections, or any shelf on women who made a difference in the realm of accessibility and equity." --School Library Journal
"Nostalgic illustrations and straightforward narration spotlight the path to advocacy for disability rights activist Judith Heumann." --Publishers Weekly