This is the story of Jane Addams, the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, who transformed a poor neighborhood in Chicago by opening up her house as a community center.
This is an amazing, based on a true story about one courageous woman whose vision to enable and empower the destitute transformed a community and set a precedent many would follow. The illustrations are gorgeous and you’ll definitely have the warm fuzzies reading this one!
Kathryn Brown has illustrated many picture books, including books by Patricia MacLachlan, Mem Fox, and Jane Yolen. Her work has received an ALA Notable citation, an ABA Pick of the List, and a Parenting Magazine Outstanding Children’s Book of the Year award, among others.