In the 1960s and ’70s, Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Lewis watched one of our nation’s defining eras through his camera lens.
Kid Carolina: R.J. Reynolds Jr., A Tobacco Fortune, and the Mysterious Death of a Southern Icon by Heidi Schnakenberg
California-based screenwriter Heidi Schnakenberg crafted a book that readers can easily envision on the silver screen.
The metamorphosis of small-town classical pianist Eunice Waymon into international superstar Nina Simone is tabloid fodder, a life packed with outbursts and upheavals as well as triumphs that would guarantee her star billing on and offstage.
Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney have created a lovely picture book in verse about the four college students, who courageously sat at Woolworth’s “whites only” lunch counter.