This background adds an even deeper layer of poignancy and meaning to the powerful story.
The character in this book depicted true bravery and courage these are traits I want to pass on to my children.
Another interesting book is More Than Anything Else, about Booker T. Washington's pursuit of reading.
I grew up in the North, was educated in the South, and then taught for five years in a border state before becoming a junior high librarian. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Hope Irvin Marston
Ron McNair loved airplane and space. He always read books about them at the Lake City Public Library in South Carolina in 1950. He was the library's best patron. Read morePublished 5 months ago by O. Snow
Ron McNair faced many difficulties over the course of his sadly shortened life, but the victory depicted in this book, which he won at the age of nine, showed him how to accomplish... Read morePublished 7 months ago by John M. Burt
This is my son's favorite book. After reading it to his classroom we ordered one for them! Very good lessons to be had from itPublished 9 months ago by Jac
I just discovered this book and am so excited to add it to my collection that I share with my students. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Payne
This book was a great addition to my book collection. I will use it each year during my black history month. The children absolutely loved the story and the illustrations.Published 15 months ago by Life Long Learner!
My son, then four, won this book at a school art show and when he brought it home and asked him to read it with him, I did so blind, without knowing anything about the tale, or the... Read morePublished 16 months ago by S. WIlliams
I bought this book at my son's book fair. Being in kindergarten I expected all the books present to be appropriate for his age. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Donald P Williams
I bought this book after hearing the true story. The text is accurate and honoring of another "great American. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Don D. Bouchard