Glove for a Lady

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Teresa’s school is abuzz with the upcoming visit of President Lyndon B. Johnson. With her friend Licha in tow, Teresa has a chance encounter with Lady Bird Johnson. In this delightful story of friendship, set in the historic Welhausen School in Cotulla, Texas, readers will see the impact of treating the less fortunate with dignity. 

GLOVE FOR A LADY is the research results of the Moody Grant awarded by the LBJ Foundation in 2008, and revised at the 2016 Highlights Foundation Revision Retreat. It is a historical fiction picture book depicting Spanish speakers living in poverty. Teresa and Licha attend grade “Zero” for zero English.

This story is based on President Johnson’s 1966 visit to the campus where he taught in 1928-1929.  It takes readers age 8 to 12 to a significant historical event in the lives of Mexican American children. English with Spanish text. Order your copy today!

©2021 | 10 x 8 | 32 pages

ISBN 978-1-7364182-0-8 (Hardcover)

ISBN 978-1-7364182-1-5 (Softcover)