In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Various
Illustrator(s):
Javaka Steptoe
Age Group:
8 and up
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
ISBN:
978-1584300168
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African-American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor and grace. The book testifies to the powerful bond between father and child, recognizing family as our greatest gift and identifying fathers as being among our most influential heroes.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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