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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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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