BLACK BOY, BLACK BOY: CELEBRATE THE POWER OF YOU, by Ali Kamanda, Jorge Redmond, Ken Daley, Sourcebooks Explore, Aug. 9, 2022, Hardcover, $17.99 (Ages 3-8)
Black Boy, Black Boy, by Ali Kananda, Jorge Redmond and Ken Daley, celebrates all the great things that Black boys can achieve.
Dear boy, Black boy, I believe in you so.
Let’s start your story―ready, set, go.
From athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick to musician Sam Cooke, inventor Elijah McCoy and writer Chinua Achebe, there are so many inspirational men in Black history. This lyrical, rhythmic text encourages boys to imagine everything they can be and the great things they can do, drawing on the strength of people throughout history that paved the way for Black boys today.
Black Boy, Black Boy tells today’s boys: you have the courage, you are the light. It’s a new day! Be inspired and motivated by drawing on the history of the role models that came before you. —Synopsis provided by Sourcebooks Explore
Black Boy, Black Boy is a rhythmic read that feels almost like a love letter from a father to a son. The encouraging text provides examples of Black men who have accomplished incredible things. It’s a great starting point when setting up a child for success. Vibrant colors bring chalk-like illustrations to life.
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