Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?"
Product Code: 6785
ISBN: 9780525580423
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Published Date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 96
Availability:In stock
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Price: $18.99

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators-including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander-share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection.

What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.

Featuring poems, letters, personal essays, art, and other works from such industry leaders as Jacqueline Woodson, Jason Reynolds, Kwame Alexander, Andrea Pippins, Sharon Draper, Rita Williams-Garcia, Ellen Oh (cofounder of We Need Diverse Books), and artists Ekua Holmes, Rafael Lopez, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, and more, this anthology empowers the nation's youth to listen, learn, and build a better tomorrow.

Ages 8 - 12


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"A love song from children's literature's brightest stars to America's Indigenous children and children of color, encouraging them to be brave and kind."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Addressing complex topics with sensitivity and candor, this a necessary purchase for all libraries serving children."-School Library Journal, starred review

"Wade and Cheryl Willis Hudson, founders of Just Us Books, offer this empowering anthology to counter today's often-unsettling political climate for children of varying ethnicities, faiths, identities, and abilities"-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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