Today I am talking with author Suzanne Slade, author of the picture book Climbing Lincoln’s Steps: The African American Journey. Listen as we discuss civil rights and the steps of change. (RT: 7:43)
To see Marion Anderson’s speech, one of the events that inspired this book, click the below link. You can also check out Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous “I have a dream” speech here.
Suzanne Slade is the author of 80 children’s books, including many biographies and historical picture books. Susan B. Anthony, Fighter for Freedom and Equality was named to the 2008 Amelia Bloomer Recommended Titles list. Her picture book, What’s New at the Zoo? won a 2010 Teachers’ Choice Book Award. Ms. Slade’s most recent picture book, Climbing Lincoln’s Steps, released Sept. 2010.