With the text of the biblical Beatitudes as an undercurrent, the story of the civil rights movement is told in lyrical text and stirring illustrations.Weatherford, Carole Boston, Author
Carole Boston Weatherford is the author of many books for children, including Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, illustrated by Kadir Nelson, which was a Caldecott Honor book, and Becoming Billie Holiday, illustrated by Floyd Cooper, a 2009 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book. Carole makes her home in North Carolina.
Ladwig, Tim, Illustrator
Tim Ladwig has previously illustrated other African-American settings of biblical texts, The Lord