If These Stones Could Talk uncovers important history of African Americans in the Sourland region while deeply inspiring readers through describing the authors’ active citizenship. The page-turning prose that describes the authors’ historical detective work has already made a difference in the lives of the Hillsborough’s educational community and will continue to do so, thereby meeting the authors’ goal of creating a more inclusive and empathetic understanding of the history of all Americans.

–Cynthia Assini, District Social Studies Supervisor, Hillsborough Township (N.J.) Public Schools