Fighting for Justice Series
Laura Atkins, Children's Book Author and Editor
We have been overwhelmed by the positive response to Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, a book I co-authored with Stan Yogi. The book has now received the following accolades:
- Winner, Carter G. Woodson Book Award
- Winner, New-York Historical Society Children’s Book Prize
- Winner, Social Justice Literature Award
- Honor Title, Jane Addams Children’s Book Award
- Finalist, 2017 Cybils Awards
- Nominee, Georgia Book Award
Stan and I love doing school visits, and have spoken to over 8,000 students at over 50 schools. Please get in touch to discuss costs and details.
The second book, Biddy Mason Speaks Up, comes out in February 2019. We will be holding a launch event on Saturday, January 12th, 2-4 pm at the Oakland African American Museum and Library.
The best way to stay posted on developments in the series is to join the series Facebook page and to join my mailing list. Contact me to find out more about school visits and events.
Here are our current rates. Please get in touch to discuss your needs and ask any questions:
1-hour presentation for up to 100 participants: $450
1-hour presentation for 100+ participants: $600
Half-day visit (3 hours/2 sessions): $1000
Full-day visit (6 hours/4 sessions): $1850