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Biddy Mason Speaks Up (Fighting for Justice, 2)

This book is about Biddy Mason
Discover the remarkable story of Bridget "Biddy" Mason in "Biddy Mason Speaks Up," the second book in the Fighting for Justice series, published on February 1, 2019. This award-winning narrative, capturing the hearts of young readers and critics alike with accolades like the Nautilus Book Award, delves into the life of a woman who rose from the chains of slavery to become a pivotal community healer and leader in early Los Angeles. Perfect for elementary school readers, the book paints an inspiring portrait of racial, gender, and economic justice through the lens of Biddy Mason's courageous fight for freedom and equality. Authors Arisa White and Laura Atkins skillfully blend lyrical verses, vivid illustrations, and rich historical content to bring Biddy's journey to life, making complex themes of slavery and racism accessible and engaging. As readers traverse the chapters, they're invited to reflect on power dynamics within their own communities and draw parallels to contemporary social justice issues. "Biddy Mason Speaks Up" not only educates but also motivates young minds to think critically about the past and their role in shaping a more equitable future.
Published by Heyday on February 1, 2019
112 pages
ISBN: 9781597144032
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Economic JusticeGender Equality, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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