Child Of The Civil Rights Movement is written about and for children. It’s a beautifully written and illustrated book that tells the story of a young Paula Young Shelton, the author, while she grew up during the civil rights movement. She was the daughter of civil rights leader Andrew Young and “Uncle Martin” was an honorary member of her family. Experiencing the civil rights movement from her young eyes lets young readers connect with history. More than just an eye catching cover, the graceful and warm illustrations by Raul Colón reflect the hope and love of the writing. This book stood out among the inspiring display at our local library because you don’t just read about history and those that shaped it, you experience it.