“John Roy was only twenty-four years old, and he was still on the rise.“
This would be a great way to incorporate literature while teaching history!
Another awesome #nonfiction #picturebook focused on the life of an African American during & after slavery. This book showed a more in-depth look at what life in Antebellum South was like for former slaves. Likewise, the addition of a timeline and two maps at the end of the book allows readers to better understand the historical context of the story. I think this is another great book to use when introducing children to this historical period.