This is a smart book about a smart subject by a smart writer. (Booklist, starred review
An engaging and intimate portrait. Few biographies for young readers feel as relevant and current as this one does. (The Horn Book Magazine
A perceptive, well-wrought picture of an iconic figure. (Kirkus Reviews
Blumenthal crafts an insightful, balanced portrait. (Publishers Weekly
About the Author
KAREN BLUMENTHAL is a critically acclaimed children's non-fiction writer and a long-time journalist for the Wall Street Journal. She is the author of Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition, which received four starred reviews, Six Days in October: The Stock Market Crash of 1929, which was a Sibert Honor Book, and Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, which won a Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Dallas, Texas.