"It is most notable for celebrating the life and contributions of a little-known person who, like so many, many others, put herself at risk to further the cause she believed in." - Booklist - Starred Review
"Freeman creates bold compositions comprising the food, its makers, and even Martin Luther King Jr., who assisted Gilmore in starting her own cooking business."
- Publisher's Weekly
"A winning addition to libraries that serve young readers." - School Library Journal
"Empowering." - Kirkus