This book reveals Book T. Washington's sheer determination and drive to better himself. From his desire to read as a young slave to his 500 mile journey mostly on foot to travel to Hampton Institute as a young man to pursue his dream with only a mere 50 cents in his pocket.
Wow! What an inspiring, eye-opening book about the life of bibliophile, Arturo Schomburg! As a child in Puerto Rico he questioned why "Africa's sons and daughters had no history, no heroes worth noting."
A fictionalized account of a real incident one summer day in 1959, this story recounts the day that Ron McNair, a nine year old boy, stood up for what he thought was right.