She Persisted: Claudette Colvin by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Read by Janina Edwards
Inspire Kids with Claudette’s Story
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Janina Edwards’s steady and friendly narration suits this children’s biography about the life and activism of Claudette Colvin, who, when she was 15 years old, helped launch the Montgomery bus boycotts by refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss how this new audiobook, part of the She Persisted chapter book series, can inspire young listeners to learn more about historical and current racial injustices. Edwards’s warm narration conveys Colvin’s curiosity and bravery.
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