Bedtime reading for little troublemakers!
Meet Manny, a good-natured boy who cannot understand why the owner of his Miami apartment building won't let the children pick the luscious mangoes from the tree in the courtyard that they lovingly watered and fed.
With the parents scared to protest for fear the owner will call immigration, Manny and his friends organize a protest march that raises one hullabaloo.
"A wonderful lesson about not giving up the fight for justice, regardless of your age or occupation."
Meet authors Ali R., & Valerie Bustamante with their child Liam. Dad and mom wrote the story out of their experiences organizing immigrant workers in Miami. They currently live in New Orleans, LA, where they plan to write more inspiring stories for children of all ages.
Illustrator Monica Lunot-Kuker lives and works in New York City. In addition to her lifelong passion for art, Monica is also active in the struggle for civil rights and women's rights. She supports the Philippine human rights group AF3IRM.