Not Done Yet

Shirley Chisholm's Fight for Change

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Pub Date 01 Nov 2022 | Archive Date 04 Dec 2022
Lerner Publishing Group, Millbrook Press ™

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Shirley Chisholm was a natural-born fighter. She didn’t like to be bossed and she wanted things to be fair. Brooklyn-born Shirley Chisholm was smart and ambitious. She poured her energy into whatever she did—from teaching young children to becoming Brooklyn’s first Black assemblywoman. Not afraid to blaze a trail, she became the first Black woman elected to Congress and the first woman to seriously run for US president. With a vision of liberty and justice for all, she worked for equal rights, for the environment, for children, and for health care. Even now, her legacy lives on and inspires others to continue her work . . . which is not done yet. Stirring free verse by Tameka Fryer Brown and evocative illustrations by Nina Crews provide an inspirational look at changemaker Shirley Chisholm.

Shirley Chisholm was a natural-born fighter. She didn’t like to be bossed and she wanted things to be fair. Brooklyn-born Shirley Chisholm was smart and ambitious. She poured her energy into...


Advance Praise

"The tone of the book is inspiring, but Brown doesn't shy away from the mistreatment Chisholm encountered . . . Crews' vividly textured illustrations positively sing, enhancing the text and making for a perfect introduction for young readers everywhere. As powerful as the woman it profiles."—starred, Kirkus Reviews

"The tone of the book is inspiring, but Brown doesn't shy away from the mistreatment Chisholm encountered . . . Crews' vividly textured illustrations positively sing, enhancing the text and making...


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ISBN 9781728420080
PRICE $20.99 (USD)
PAGES 32

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Not Done Yet by Tameka Fryer Brown is one of the most gorgeous and timely children's books I have read this year so far. This book is all about "Shirley Chisholm's Fight for Change" and speaks about how she was the first woman to ever (seriously) run for president!! A must read for anyone and everyone and the perfect edition to any library!

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