Introduce Young Readers to the Green Book with Ruth and the Green Book

By Libby Stille, Publicist

Last night, Green Book won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Picture at the Oscars. The movie’s title comes from The Negro Motorist Green Book travel guides that were printed to help black people travel safely during the Jim Crow era. They highlighted places to stay, eat, and fuel up during an era when institutionalized racism at hotels, restaurants, and gas stations was standard. Read More