about exemplary women and men

about exemplary women and men

ages 4 to 12 years
I confess that I'm not a big fan of the whole hero culture that we seem to have going. Too often the ‘heroes’ aren’t heroic and are anything but role model material. But Peaceful Heroes is a collection of super-short biographies of people who have impacted the world positively and peacefully. 
 

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tremendous hope permeates this important story

tremendous hope permeates this important story

Using an imagined conversation between God and Harriet Tubman, this book tells the true story of how Harriet found her way to freedom from slavery - and how she helped so many others to do the same. It’s just lovely to settle into and let the words and pictures swirl about as they do a very important work. 
ages 4 to grownup
 

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a mighty story of dignity and freedom

a mighty story of dignity and freedom

Set in USA—the fascinating and inspiring story of Madame CJ Walker. Madame Walker was born Sarah Breedlove, the youngest child in her family and the first person in her family to be born free. Born in 1867, she lived an extraordinary life - she married twice, had a daughter, and built a cosmetics empire. 
ages 4 to 12 years

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