JONAH WINTER has written many highly acclaimed books for children, including You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, which was named an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book and a Booklist Top of the List, and You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!, which received four starred reviews and was named a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book. His other books include Here Comes the Garbage Barge!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Barack, a New York Times bestseller; and Dizzy, recipient of Best Book of the Year citations from Booklist, School Library Journal, The Horn Book Magazine, The Bulletin, and Kirkus Reviews.
Praise for Jonah Winter's Lillian's Right to Vote "Moving.... Stirs up a potent mixture of grief, anger, and pride at the history of black people's fight for access to the ballot box." --The New York Times "A much-needed picture book that will enlighten a new generation about battles won and a timely call to uphold these victories in the present." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred "A valuable introduction to and overview of the civil rights movement." --Publishers Weekly, Starred "An important book that will give you goose bumps." --Booklist, Starred Praise for Jonah Winter's You Never Heard of Willie Mays?! "Even adults who are indifferent to baseball will likely be so drawn into Mays' story and Winter's rousing text that they'll want to gather up a crowd just to read this one aloud." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Starred "A must-have for baseball fans." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred "An all-star gem to share with grandparents, parents, children, baseball fans and anyone else." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred "The Say Hey Kid had style to spare, and so does this irrepressible book." --Booklist, Starred