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A Virtual Little Library for Staying Connected—II. All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything

January 2021
Taucia González & Hunter Brown

Curated by Dr. Taucia González and Hunter Brown, this Equity Spotlight Vodcast Series is a collection of picture books read aloud by community members, chosen specifically to show the diversity of our schools and communities. These read-alouds are a way for us all to stay connected while also supporting our children while they are unable to attend school.

In this true story, Jennifer Keelan was determined to make a change―even if she was just a kid. She never thought her wheelchair could slow her down, but the way the world around her was built made it hard to do even simple things. When the Americans with Disabilities Act, a law that would make public spaces much more accessible to people with disabilities, was proposed to Congress, Jennifer went to the steps of the Capitol building in Washington DC to convince them.

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