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The ABC’S of Black History

Written & Illustrated by:  Rio Cortez & Lauren Semmer For ages: 5 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Historical Figures Activism Black Culture & Identity Trailblazers Rhyming & Literacy Black Joy   Summary:  As soon as I saw this book, I had an inkling… Continue Reading “The ABC’S of Black History”

Freedom Summer for Young People: The Violent Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy

Finish the Fight! The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

Surviving the City (Vol I & II)

Let Freedom Sing

Written & Illustrated by: Vanessa Brantley Newton For ages: 4-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: History, Modern Black Freedom Struggle, Activism, Music, Black Culture & Identity, Own Voices.  Summary:  The majority of this book’s words are lyrics to the song “This Little Light of Mine” which was an… Continue Reading “Let Freedom Sing”

Thanks to Frances Perkins: Fighter for Workers’ Rights

No! My First Book of Protest

We Are Water Protectors

We the People [released July 1]

Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou

Written by: Bethany Hegedus, forward by Colin Johnson Illustrated by: Tonya Engel For ages: 7-10 years  Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Historical Figure, Writer, Activism, Activist. Summary: This is an incredible and lyrical retelling of Maya Angelou’s life, I was hooked instantly upon opening the book.  The poetic words… Continue Reading “Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou”

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