Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2021: Northbound

Written & Illustrated by:  Michael S. Bandy, Eric Stein & James E. Ransome For ages: 6-9 years Language: English Topics Covered: History Segregation Activism Jim Crow Own Voices Memory   Summary: This book is a wonderful story taken right from author Michael S. Bandy’s memories of a train ride during a segregated childhood. Michael and his grandmother…

The Legendary Miss Lena Horne

Written by: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrated by: Elizabeth Zunon For ages: Elementary students and older Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Racism, Jim Crow, Segregation, Entertainment Industry, Historical Figures, Civil Rights, Modern Black Freedom Struggle. Summary: This book spans the life of Lena Horne, legendary vocalist and performer.  Lena was born to parents that constantly hustled and were nomadic at times….