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All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

By Mandie Caroll, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Inspiring story of activist and disability rights movement.

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This compelling story about a confident young girl who helped change the world is a wonderful introduction to an important, often overlooked part of American history. The strength of All the Way to the Top is in seeing a child resist the unfair limitations in her environment based on her conviction that she was not a problem, but a force for positive change. Young readers will find her a compelling character, and the helpful back matter can spark wonderful family conversations about history, inclusion, and the power of kid's voices.

Nabi H. Ali's digital illustrations, saturated in jewel tones, beautifully support the text and portray inspiring protest scenes and Jennifer's fierce determination. Given the educational information that introduces and follows the end of the story, this book is great for both educational and home settings.

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