One of our most honored and prolific writers of nonfiction for young readers, Susan Goldman Rubin moves easily from subject to subject: artists like Diego Rivera and Roy Lichtenstein, designers like Elsa Schiaparelli, historical events like the Holocaust and Freedom Summer. But this creative flow came at a price. In our conversation, Susan Rubin talks about her earlier life as a visual artist, and the dramatic event that pointed her on a new career as a writer. She also discusses her new book, Brown v. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice.
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