As Fast As Words Could Fly

By Children's Literature

Based on some of the true experiences of the author’s father, this fictional picture book contains illustrations that are so high quality as to resemble paintings rather than pictures. The story itself deals with the complex concepts of racial discrimination and the civil rights movement, and there are references to Dr. Martin Luther King, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Neighborhood Youth Corps. . . . This story is well worth the work of sorting it all out, and it will undoubtedly inspire a new general of readers.

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