Each day on the plantation is the same, until one day when the bell rings and Ben is nowhere to be found. Because Ben ran.
A visual memoir of a Black soldier who fought in World War II, documenting his experiences through letters, sketches, photos and paintings.
Founded in 1969, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognize outstanding Black authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that portray an aspect of the Black experience. The awards include several categories and are given annually at the American Library Association conference.
Ages: 0-17 years