Books by Laura Atkins

BIDDY MASON SPEAKS UP by Arisa White
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 5, 2019

"Difficult but necessary, inclusive and respectful, this book does a beautiful job of telling truths about our history and how we construct it. (source notes, bibliography, index) (Blended nonfiction/historical fiction. 9-14)"
The true story of an enslaved woman finding freedom and creating a home and community. Read full book review >
FRED KOREMATSU SPEAKS UP by Laura Atkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 30, 2017

"This first book in the Fighting for Justice series is a must-read for all civics classrooms. (resources for activism, note from Karen Korematsu, bibliography) (Blended nonfiction/historical fiction. 8-14)"
When Fred Korematsu, a young Japanese-American man, defied U.S. governmental orders by refusing to report to prison camps during World War II, he and his allies set in motion a landmark civil liberties case. Read full book review >