Celebrated poet and playwright Ntozake Shange captures the spirit of civil rights pioneer Coretta Scott King‚Äîillustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Kadir Nelson.¬†This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It‚Äôs a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta Scott knew the unfairness of life in the segregated south. A yearning for equality began to grow. Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision of change through nonviolent protest. It was the beginning of a journey‚Äîwith dreams of freedom for all.