New book coming soon!
Biddy Mason Speak Up, the second book in the Fighting for Justice series, will come out in February 2019. Join my mailing list to keep in touch and find out about the launch event.
Fred Korematsu Speaks Up Wins Awards
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
If you will be in New York on Friday, Oct 19th, come along and see us at the Jane Addams awards ceremony.
Also, Laura will be at NCTE in Houston on a panel, and Stan and Laura will be in Chicago at the NCSS Conference as Carter G. Woodson award winners in December. Come and say hello!
Laura Atkins, Children's Book Author and Editor