In a one-of-a-kind brilliantly illustrated children’s book that’s based on a true story, veteran television journalist Cheryl Wills tells a powerful tale about her enslaved ancestor who fought for his freedom as a soldier during The Civil War.
Overflowing with lessons of perseverance and the power of one’s imagination, the book also meets common core standards, includes depth of knowledge questions and a handy glossary. Edited by an Ivy-league educated and award winning teacher, The Emancipation of Grandpa Sandy Wills is a story that students and teachers alike will cherish for the entire school year.
Young readers will be captivated by the emotional narrative which is spun from Cheryl’s real-life career as a television anchor who researches what turns out to be her biggest scoop ever: tracking down her great-great-great grandfather Sandy Wills.
Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese!
English version ISBN: 9781617178863
Spanish version ISBN: 9781682653043
Chinese version ISBN: 9781682653050