The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read

By Rita Lorraine Hubbard (Author), Oge Mora (Illustrator)

Mary Walker was born into slavery in 1848. After a lifetime of hard work, and as the remaining survivor of her family, she realizes a goal of learning to read at 116 years of age. 

More in nonfiction, history, us history, biography

More from Notable Children's Books