Honoring Our Ancestors: Stories and Pictures by Fourteen Artists

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Harriet Rohmer
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Children's Book Press
ISBN:
978-0892392803
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Fourteen diverse artists honor the ancestors who most touched their lives and pay tribute to the influential and loving people who came before them. Caryl Henry honors her grandmother and Madame C. J. Walker, America's first Black woman millionaire. Nancy Hom honors her father who worked in a Chinese restaurant but possessed the strength of a mighty warrior. George Crespo honors his Puerto Rican grandfather and his Taino ancestors. Mira Reisberg honors her Jewish grandparents who were killed in the Holocaust and the ancestors in spirit who shaped her life. 

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