Mumbet's Declaration of Independence tells the story of a Massachusetts slave from the Revolutionary era--in 1781, she successfully used the new Massachusetts Constitution to make a legal case that she should be free
During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest
Max spends his day dreaming about competing in world class sporting events, and when he and his classmates--some of whom are disabled--prevail in a soccer match, he imagines they have won the World Cup
Silas' Seven Grandparents is a fun and loving story about having multiple sets of grandparents and stepgrandparents. When Silas' parents go away on a business trip, all seven grandparents invite Silas to stay with them....How can he choose one without hurting the others' feelings?