Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with the very first picture book to tell of its historic and inspiring role in the gay civil rights movement.
THE FIGHTING INFANTRYMAN:
The Story of Albert D.J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier
By Rob Sanders
Illustrated by Nabi Ali
Little Bee Books, Spring 2020
Rob Sanders writes fierce and funny picture books. From fiction to nonfiction, Rob’s unique style and voice rings with clarity. Rob is a writer who teaches and a teacher who writes. Every school day he teaches elementary school kids about books and words and reading and writing. Kids will love checking out his FOR KIDS link. Teachers will find help on the FOR TEACHERS link.
Rob also mentors other writers, leads writing workshops, critiques manuscripts, and spends time collaborating and learning with others who share the same passion. Writers, check out Rob’s FOR WRITERS link.
Most importantly, Rob writes books—books that kids of all ages can read and enjoy! He creates fictional picture books that tickle your funny bone and touch your heart. And his nonfiction will introduce readers to people and events that will inspire, motivate, and challenge them. Check out the BOOKS link to learn more.
Photo Credit: Candy Barnhisel
Read more about Rob...
“Building a Movement” Publishers Weekly, May 27, 2019
“Rob the Builder” Watermark Online, May 23, 2019