Meyer, Susan Lynn. New Shoes. Illustrated by Eric Velasquez. Holiday House, 2015.
Subject/Theme: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 6 to 8, Approaching life with self-confidence and strength, Award Year 2016, Era Mid 1900’s, Identity African American, Non-violent activism, Overcoming prejudice, Racism in the US, Solving problems courageously and non-violently, Understanding human needs with compassion, Young people as activists, Young people’s participation in creative solutions to the problems of war social injustice racism sexism homophobia ageism and/or concerns of the physically challengedIllustrated by Eric Velasquez