All Aboard Reading!
On August 28, 1963, more than 250,000 people came to the nation's capital. They came by plane, by bus, by careven on roller-skatesto speak out against segregation and to demand equal rights for everyone. They also came to hear the words of a very special leader, Martin Luther King, Jr. Told with a wonderful immediacy, this book captures the spirit of this landmark day in American history and brings Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech to vivid life for young children.
About the Author
Frances E. Ruffin has written many other biographies, including Frederick Douglass: Rising up from Slavery, Molly Pitcher, and Meet Lois Lowry.
Stephen Marchesi lives in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.