Nomination: She Stood for Freedom

612me2blv38l-_sx381_bo1204203200_Mulholland, Loki and Angela Fairwell. She Stood for Freedom: The Untold Story of a Civil Rights Hero, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland. Illus. by Charlotta Janssen. 2016. 40p. Shadow Mountain, $17.99 (978-1-62-972176-7). Gr.K-up.

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland believed in the equality of all people – and fought to uphold and protect that equality with her participation as a Freedom Rider in many of the actions of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, including the integration of Tougaloo College, the lunch counter sit-ins in Mississippi, and the March on Washington in 1963.

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