From the St. Louis Beacon:
But her dream soon became his dream and one of the nation’s most prolific and successful writing teams was born.
They set out to fill the void of missing African-American history and to counter stereotypes of popular children’s books such asThe Story of Little Black Sambo. "These images,” Mr. McKissack said, “last a lifetime.”
Via cynsations, where there is an excellent round-up of remembrances and appreciations.
Image via the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance.