Nomination: The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

Hubbard, Rita Lorraine. The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read. Illus. by Oge Mora. 2020. 40p. Schwartz & Wade, $17.99 (9781524768294). PreS-Gr. 3

Former slave, mother, wife, and working-class woman, this tells the incredible story of how Mary Walker finally learned to read – at age 116!

 

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