Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Sandra Pinkney
Illustrator(s):
Myles Pinkney
Age Group:
0-3
Publisher:
Cartwheel Books
ISBN:
978-0439802512
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Using simple poetic language and stunning photographs, this book is an affirmation for African-American children. Photographic portraits and striking descriptions of varied skin tones, hair texture and eye color convey a strong sense of pride and a joyous celebration of the rich diversity among African-Americans.

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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan

As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams of the rich possibilities of her own future, and how she will express her own personality through her hijab.

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