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Fighting for YES!: The Story of Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann

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In "Fighting for YES!: The Story of Disability Rights Activist Judith Heumann," young readers are introduced to a remarkable journey of resilience and empowerment. This compelling picture book biography, crafted by the award-winning team of Maryann Cocca-Leffler and illustrator Vivien Mildenberger, brings to life the struggles and triumphs of Judith Heumann, a pioneering force in the disability rights movement. From being denied access to public education to leading the historic 504 Sit-in in 1977, Judy's story is a testament to the power of persistence. Her relentless advocacy was instrumental in the enactment of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, paving the way for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Published on August 9, 2022, this inspiring book is perfect for elementary school readers, providing not only a detailed portrait of a social justice icon but also encouraging a deeper understanding of health equity. Engage with Judy's powerful narrative and discover how one voice can echo change across generations.
Published by Abrams Books for Young Readers on August 9, 2022
48 pages
ISBN: 9781419755606
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Health Equity , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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