The Freeman Field Photograph

The Freeman Field Photograph

The Freeman Field Photograph

The Freeman Field Photograph


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In the Freeman Field Photograph, Sidney fears she may never see her Daddy again. Her father, a Tuskegee Airman, has been arrested for protesting segregation at Freeman Army Airfield. Proud, but sad, Sidney seeks one last photograph of her father, setting off to find the one man she believes can help. Set during the 1945 Freeman Field incident, this story encourages readers to stand up for themselves and for what they believe and shows how something small (like a photograph) can make a big difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781950169450
Publisher: Spork
Publication date: 04/27/2021
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 5 - 9 Years

About the Author

Bryan Patrick Avery is the grandson of Tuskegee Airman Harold J. Beaulieu, Sr. who took the Freeman Field Photograph. He discovered his love of books at an early age when he received his first Bobbsey Twins Mystery. Bryan's mysteries, poems, and essays have been published in the Buffalo Soldier Newspaper, The Case Online, The National Examiner, and other publications. Bryan is a life member of The Society of American Magicians. His debut anthology, Super Puzzletastic Mysteries is available from HarperCollins. Bryan lives in Northern California with his family. Visit him at

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Jerome T. White developed an interest in art as a child. As an adult, he studied art at Tuskegee University and completed his Bachelor's degree in Studio Art at Baldwin-Wallace College in 1992. After graduation, Jerome continued his studies in medical illustration at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He obtained a Master's in Art Education from Case Western Reserve University. Jerome currently teaches at Roxboro Middle School. Beyond the classroom, Jerome initiates inner-city mural projects and served as a visual arts instructor for Mural My Neighborhood, a visual arts-based, youth-oriented program. You may recognize one of Jerome's murals in the newly renovated League Park in the historical Hough neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.
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