Pauli Murray

Shouting for the Rights of All People

Deborah Nelson Linck, Illustrated by Angela Corbin

May/2022, 64 Pages, PAPERBACK, 6 x 9

ISBN-13: 9781640655577



The first introductory and illustrated biography of the civil rights icon.

The untold story of Pauli Murray, activist, lawyer, poet, and Episcopal priest, who broke records and barriers throughout her life. Friend to Eleanor Roosevelt, colleague to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and student of Thurgood Marshall, Pauli Murray's life was nevertheless not always an easy one. Her commitment to fighting for the rights of women and all places her firmly in history. A celebration of her life and its significance, including the role of gender identity in her own journey. Deborah Nelson Linck's book introduces Murray to children ages 6 to 12.

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Deborah Nelson Linck is a life-long Episcopalian and retired elementary educator. A member of Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis for 50 years, she chaired the Search Committee for the 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Missouri. She continues to educate learning communities about the importance of Black history as the founder and curator of The Hands-On Black History Museum. Deborah lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Angela Corbin is a freelance illustrator based in Washington, D.C. She has a background in children’s books, comics, and character design.

"A great addition to elementary libraries where more diverse biographies are needed."
—School Library Journal

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  • segregation
  • civil rights
  • Episcopal
  • civil rights movement
  • Martin Luther King Jr
  • African American woman
  • Episcopal Saint

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