AMY NATHAN is an award-winning author of books on music, civil rights, women's history, dance — & more!
For each book, CLICK on TITLE in LIST to the right44
TOGETHER "An ambitious account of the legacies of Plessy and Ferguson . . . Undeniably timely and representative of the necessary work ahead." —Kirkus Reviews
A RIDE TO REMEMBER: "Delivers a beautiful and tender message about equality from the very first page." —Kirkus Reviews / Starred Review
TOGETHER: "Past and present are intertwined to provide a reflective space about race in America and the decisive action of advocates who fought and continue to fight for equal civil rights." — School Library Journal
"A Ride to Remember and Round & Round Together are both invaluable tools for engaging in challenging conversations about our nation and state's history. Now more than ever, Americans would be well served to acknowledge our fraught past and apply those lessons as we navigate another divisive time. The youth especially will need this knowledge and accompanying resources, as they will be the leaders who shape what values define our country for years to come." -- David Armenti, Maryland Historical Magazine, 2020
WEBINAR for Teachers on TOGETHER
Video on TOGETHER with Keith Plessy and Phoebe Ferguson, at Community Book Center, New Orleans.
"An inspirational guide."
"Don't fall for the myth that you 'can't sing'"
Interview starts at MINUTE 39 and lasts for 10 minutes
"A snapshot of the civil-rights movement in one city provides insight into the important role of individual communities as change moved through the country." — Kirkus Reviews
"MUSIC IS WAY TOO FUN TO LEAVE TO THE PROS"
"Almost everything a parent needs to know about the challenges and rewards of children's music lessons." — Kirkus Reviews