The ABCs of Black History

Brimming with passion, beauty, flow, and style, here is an ABC book like no other – a celebration of Black history and culture in lively verse, matched with illustrations that are each like a folk painting. Written by the poet Rio Cortez and illustrated by Lauren Semmer, the book teaches the ABCs in a far more interesting and meaningful way than the usual “A is for apple, B is for ball.” Letters represent history – G is for the Great Migration. Culture – K for Kwanzaa.

People and places – H is for Harlem and Zora Neale Hurston. And big ideas – like B for beautiful, bold, brave, brotherhood. R is for rise, to reach for the top.

Relentlessly striving, refusing to stop Like ballplayers, boxers, and gymnasts who fly. Like presidents and justices who dared to ask why?

ISBN: 9781523507498
PubDate: 16 Dec 2020

Weight 548 g
Dimensions 239 × 235 × 16 mm

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