Susan B. Anthony- (The Making of America) was a brilliantly written story about the hardship Susan B. Anthony and many other women had to face every day on a never-ending quest for women’s rights. You will feel connected, angry, and touched as you read about the uphill battle Anthony and many more experienced. Teri Kanefield follows the life of Susan B. Anthony from her childhood, all the way to her death, and everything in between. This story gives you a perspective of one of the very few daredevil women willing to give up everything for women to be equal and respected in this world where men reign superior. Because of them, that world was about to be changed forever. So come and watch America being shaped for the better in Susan B. Anthony: The Making of America.
Compelling, funny, and whimsical, How High The Moon by Karyn Parsons will give you all the feels. A twelve year old girl growing up in Alcolu, South Carolina in 1943 is just as biased as it sounds. Ella, the protagonist, struggles with her identity without knowing who her father is, and with her mother apart from her. When her mother finally sends her a letter offering to go to Boston, Ella is overjoyed. But curiosity killed the cat. Ella comes home to the news that Henry, her friend, got arrested for the murder of two white girls, a crime Ella is positive he didn’t do. Only then is Ella opened up to the real world. This book is a must-read for anyone who loves African-American history and passionate lead characters.