Examine the struggle for justice for Black Americans, from voter suppression and the controversy over Confederate monuments to the protests against police brutality and racially motivated violence. Gain historical and current context to understand why the fight for Black rights continues today, through our brand-new series The Fight for Black Rights (Alternator Books®)Read More
Graphic novels are some of the most popular stories for young readers, and graphic nonfiction is no exception. Today we visit the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction with author Blake Hoena. His most recent graphic novel series, Athletes Who Made a Difference, follows four legendary sports heroes from their early years to pro careers. Through grit, leadership, and resistance these individuals were able to change the world around them. Read on to discover how the graphic novel format is perfect for these athletes’ stories and to learn more about Narrative Nonfiction.Read More
By Megan Ciskowski, Assistant Publicist
In a complicated political era when the United States feels divided, women are being elected at record rates and government is beginning to more accurately reflect the people it represents.
She Represents: 44 Women Who Are Changing Politics . . . and the World will show you what the road to power looks like for women in modern times, and includes politicians in the media spotlight such as Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Betsy DeVos, and Vice President nominee Kamala Harris. Read these profiles of women in leadership from both sides of the US political spectrum and from around the world to learn about their paths to power, their achievements and missteps, and their lasting legacies.
We reached out to Caitlin and asked her a few questions about how she chose which politicians to include and what she learned while writing this collection.Read More
by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager
We here at Lerner are excited to see more and more people becoming educated, excited, and involved in creating collections of books that help encourage all students to read books that challenge social norms and build understanding of disenfranchised groups.Read More