Happy Summer 2019 Readers! Spark Foundation is dedicated to providing amazing new books to elementary schools in Des Moines, and soon, across the state of Iowa. For now, we want to share with you some awesome Children's Books to be read with your family, friends, and neighbors!
For the month of July, we are celebrating the founding of the United States and books about some major historical figures in our history, as well as modern-day adventurers. So, without further ado:
Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist
Written by Q. L. Pearce, Gina Capaldi
Illustrated by Gina Capaldi
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution
Written by Rob Sanders
Illustrated by Jamey Christoph
Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass
Written by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Illustrated by James E. Ransome
I am Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World)
Written by Brad Meltzer
Illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos
Written and Illustrated by Francesca Sanna
We hope you all enjoy these books and the amazing adventures they all hold! Get yourself a copy at your local library or independent book store!