She Persisted: Dorothy Height (She Persisted)

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Growing up as a Black girl in the 1920s and 1930s, Dorothy Height was denied access to a local swimming pool as well as admission to Barnard College because of her race. But she persisted in pushing for change, and became a seminal figure in both the civil rights and women's rights movements. She went on to be awarded the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

In this chapter book biography by award-winning author Kelly Starling Lyons, readers learn about the amazing life of Dorothy Height--and how she persisted


Product Details:
ISBN/EAN: 0593528972 / 9780593528976
Publisher: Philomel Books 
Publish Date: February 07, 2023
Pages: 80
Target Age: 6-9