Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker

Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker

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Long before the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 60s, Ella Baker worked to lift others up by fighting racial injustice and empowering poor African Americans to stand up for their rights. Her dedication and grassroots work in many communities made her a valuable ally for leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and she has been ranked as one of the most influential women in the civil rights movement. In the 1960s she worked to register voters and organize sit-ins, and she became a teacher and mentor to many young activists.

Caldecott Honor winner R. Gregory Christie’s powerful pictures pair with Patricia Hruby Powell’s poignant words to paint a vivid portrait of the fight for the freedom of the human spirit.

ISBN: 9781534406230

Published Date: June 9, 2020

Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books

Language: English

Page Count: 48

Size: 11.28" l x 9.37" w x 0.66" h

Age Classification: Ages 6 to 8