Ziyue (pronounced Zzz yuair) Chen is a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design in the US and currently lives in Singapore. She has several illustrated picture books to her name, including JUST RIGHT FAMILY: AN ADOPTION STORY, MELA AND THE ELEPHANT, and WHEN I CARRIED YOU IN MY BELLY. She also did the cover art for GIVE PLEASE A CHANCE by Bill O’Reilly and James Patterson. When not painting, Ziyue enjoys reading, sketching, swimming, and spending time with her family and friends.
America has been molded and shaped by those who have taken a stand and said they have had enough. In this dynamic picture book, stand alongside the nation’s most iconic civil and human rights leaders, whose brave actions rewrote history.
Join Samuel Adams as he masterminds the Boston Tea Party, Ruby Bridges on her march to school, Colin Kaepernick as he takes a knee for Black lives, and a multitude of other American activists whose peaceful protests have ushered in lasting change.
With a foreword from a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting, this succinct text paired with striking illustrations is a compelling read-together story for little activists who are just starting to find their voice.
Also includes short bios about each protester to provide additional context about their respective movement and the form of protest they used.
A great primer to deeper discussions. –Vogue.com
- Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2018 pg. 81 (EAN 9781984831996, Library Binding)
- Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 (EAN 9781984831996, Library Binding)
- Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2018 (EAN 9781984831972, Hardcover)
- Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 (EAN 9781984831972, Hardcover)