This is the iBook for my Jr. American Lit unit on Frederick Douglass.
Extracts from writings and speeches by the 19th-century abolitionist are paired with Alcorn's dramatic linocuts. Melba Patillo Beals, who as a teenager in 1957 became a key player in a critical civil rights struggle, has abridged for young readers her affecting adult title Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High School (Pocket/Archway, paper , ages 11-up ). The original edition was reviewed in Nonfiction Forecasts, March 28, 1994. . African American children star in one new and one reissued title added to HarperFestival's Let's Read Aloud series: Eloise Greenfield's Honey, I Love, originally published in 1978, receives homey new illustrations by Jan Spivey Gilchrist, who also provides the artwork for Greenfield's bucolic On My Horse ( each, ages 2-5, 20p, ; -00583-5, Jan.).