Justice Rising: 12 Amazing Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement


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$18.99  $17.66
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
8.7 X 11.2 X 0.5 inches | 0.85 pounds

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About the Author

Katheryn Russell-Brown is an American social scientist, professor of law, and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations at University of Florida Law School, with a specialty in race and crime, sociology of law, and criminal law. She is also the author of Little Melba and Her Big Trombone, A Voice Named Aretha, and She Was the First!, for which she was won the NAACP Image Award in 2021. Katheryn lives with her family in Florida. Visit her website at krbrown.net, or follow her on Twitter @KRussellBrown.

Kim Holt is a children's book illustrator who holds a BFA in animation from the Academy of Art University. Her goal as an artist is to create images that bring back memories and create pictures that make children wish they were inside the scenes. She is also the illustrator of Today Is Different and A Prayer for Our Country. Kim lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and two dogs, where she drinks copious amounts of coffee and cooks up imaginative dinners for her family. Visit her website at kimscollectionofstuff.com, or follow her on Instagram @kimholt.


Praise for Justice Rising

"A book worth uplifting." --Kirkus

"...vibrant digital renderings from Holt provide expressive depictions of the individuals...the life stories offer an accessible platform for further investigation." --Publishers Weekly

"...an engaging primer on the women of the [civil rights] movement...perfectly pitched to a child's perspective...this title will be a strong addition to history or biography collections." --Booklist