OPENING THE ROAD is the true story behind the Green Book guides Black Americans used to travel safely during legal segregation and the mail carrier who wrote it.

What a journey. Sharing truths, opening hearts and minds. Keep going! 🚗

CONGRATULATIONS to Team Green on all the honors!

  • 2022 Ohioana Book Award finalist.
  • 2022 Bank Street College of Education Best Books of the Year and with a ⭐️ for Outstanding Merit
  • 2021 Jane Addams Book Award Finalist
  • 2021 New York Public Library Best Books for Kids
  • 2021 John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum’s Noteworthy Book for Young Readers

Happy 1st Book Birthday OPENING THE ROAD!

I was honored to reveal the book cover on author Tara Lazar’s blog. Click on the cover to see more art from by the talented illustrator Alleanna Harris. And read more about the story behind the story, and about my road to publication.

Beaming Books | ISBN: 978-1506467917
40 pages | ages 4-8

Now Available!

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