Sweet Words So Brave: The Story of African American Literature

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Barbara K. Curry, James Michael Brodie
Illustrator(s):
Jerry Butler
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Zino Press Children's Books
ISBN:
978-1559331791
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

A survey of the history of African-American literature, from slave narratives to the present, told in the voice of a grandfather to his granddaughter.

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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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