This is the kind of story that inspires a child to do whatever they can to help those around them. It's told in an engaging style that will help them remember William Still long after reading the book. The images are well done and powerful. There isn't anything not to like about the educational value of this book.
Final Verdict: The perfect book to have on hand for Black History month or really any other time of year. It's the kind of story that needs to be taught and this book, with it's wonderful writing and illustrations is the way to do it.