Born in Brooklyn, New York, but raised in Philadelphia, Adenrele Ojo is a self-described theater brat. As a very young child, she found many late nights falling asleep on theatre chairs as her dad directed and mother performed. She later received her Bachelor of the Arts in Theater from Hunter College in New York.
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case
The story of a landmark civil rights case, told in spare and gorgeous verse.
"Both narrators inhabit their characters with empathy and grit. Listeners hear the love Millie and Richard maintain for each other in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, join in their frustration at the slow pace of justice, and rejoice at their final triumph." - AudioFile
Released Tue Jan 31 00:00:00 UTC 2017