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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Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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