Reading Birmingham: Miss Fancy Tells Sweet Story of Jim Crow’s Harsh Reality – BirminghamWatch

“Meet Miss Fancy” by Irene Latham; illustrated by John Holyfield (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2019). Miss Fancy the elephant is a Birmingham legend. In her children’s book “Meet Miss Fancy,” Birmingham author Irene Latham uses that legend and the truth behind it to tell a story of race, exclusion and hope. Read more.

Source: Reading Birmingham: Miss Fancy Tells Sweet Story of Jim Crow’s Harsh Reality – BirminghamWatch

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