Ages 5 - 9
Sharon Langley will read select passages from her debut book, A Ride To Remember: A Civil Rights Story, followed by a Q & A and carousel craft. This important picture book tells how a community came together—both black and white—to make a change, and Sharon Langley became the first African-American child to ride the carousel in her town.
The true story of how a ride on a carousel made a powerful Civil Rights statement
A Ride to Remember tells how a community came together—both black and white—to make a change. When Sharon Langley was born in the early 1960s, many amusement parks were segregated, and African-American families were not allowed entry.