Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Sharon Langley became known around the country in 1963 as the first African-American to ride the carousel at Gwynn Oak Amusement Park. She lives in Los Angeles. Follow Sharon on Twitter @ImSharonLangley & @sharonelangley and on Instagram at sharonlangley.com
Amy Nathan is an award-winning author. Her awards and honors include a Clarion Award and a Washington Post Book of the Week. She lives in Westchester County, New York. Visit her website at amynathanbooks.com and follow her on Twitter @AmyNathanBooks.
Floyd Cooper has received a Coretta Scott King Award and three Coretta Scott King Honors for his illustrations. Mr. Cooper received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma. He lives in Easton, Pennsylvania, with his wife and children.
"Delivers a beautiful and tender message about equality from the very first page."
— Kirkus Reviews
"Cooper’s richly textured illustrations evoke sepia photographs’ dreamlike combination of distance and immediacy, complementing the aura of reminiscence that permeates Langley and Nathan’s narrative."
— Publishers Weekly
"A solid addition to U.S. history collections for its subject matter and its first-person historical narrative."
— School Library Journal