Book Cover Image of The Day Madear Voted by Wade Hudson

The Day Madear Voted
by , Illustrated by Don Tate

    Publication Date: Jul 16, 2024
    List Price: $18.99
    Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Picture Book
    ISBN13: 9780593615744
    Imprint: Nancy Paulsen Books
    Publisher: Penguin Random House
    Parent Company: Bertelsmann

    Hardcover Description:

    Inspired by the author’s mother voting for the first time as a Black American in 1969.

    A moving look at a Black family’s journey to exercise their right to vote and imagine a better future.

    Charlie and Ralph’s mom has waited a long time to vote because countless obstacles have been put in Black people’s way to stop them from having a say in elections obstacles that it took a lot of hard work to tear down. But now, in 1969, Madear is going to vote for the very first time, and the boys are coming along on this exciting day. A day that puts a new bounce in their mom’s step and enables them all to begin to dream of a better future.

    Wade Hudson and Don Tate give young readers a warm family story as well as a powerful glimpse into the struggle that had to be waged to achieve a fundamental right of citizenship.