From her perspective as a parent, San Antonio blogger Inga Cotton has written a thoughtful post about our book, the festival, and the Reconstruction era in general:
How do I talk to my kids about that era of history? By focusing on the amazing story of John Roy Lynchâ€”in ten years, transformed from teenage slave to U.S. Congressmanâ€”illustrator Tate and author Chris Barton have created a wonderful resource for families to have that conversation.
You can find Don and me this Saturday from 1:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in the Children’s Reading Tent outside San Antonio’s Central Library. Get to the festival a little earlier, though, and you can also catch my all-time favorite author at 12 noon.