This remarkable picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black artists of today.
Remember to dream your own dreams Love your beautiful skin You always have a choice
This book addresses--honestly, yet hopefully--the experiences Black children face growing up with systemic racism, as well as providing hope for the future and delivering a message of empowerment to a new generation of dreamers. It's a message that is both urgent and timeless--and offers a rich and rewarding reading experience for every child. To mirror the rich variety of the Black diaspora, this book showcases artwork from Dapo Adeola and eighteen more incredible Black illustrators in one remarkable and cohesive reading experience.---from the publisher
48 pages 978-0593529423 Ages 4-7
Keywords: growing up, being yourself, believing in yourself, empowerment, encouragement, African American and Black stories, African American author, Black Girl books, diversity, diverse books, racism, prejudice, Social Emotional Learning SEL, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, Social Studies Curriculum, Character Building and Emotional Intelligence Curriculum