WLT Book Buzz Episode #5 - Black Voices: 41 Books for Everyone of Any Age from Black Joy to History to Empowerment

News and Events Laura and Bunmi celebrate 41 books by Black authors. From Black joy to history to empowerment, the books on this list provide affirming messages for children and young adults with a special shout-out to NSK Neustadt Prize finalist Jason Reynolds. Which book “affirms Blackness like no other”? Which kept Bunmi and Laura on the edge of their seats? Find out in this episode. Black Joy  Emile and the Field, by Kevin Young; ill. Chioma Ebinama   The King of Kindergarten, by Derrick Barnes; ill. Vanessa Brantley-Newton  Instructions for Dancing, by Nicola Yoon  Happy Hair, by Mechal Renee Roe  Baby Goes to Market / B Is for Baby, by Atinuke; ill. Angela Brooksbank  Saturday, by Oge Mora   Thank You, Omu!, by Oge Mora   Imani’s Moon, by JaNay Brown-Wood; ill. Hazel Mitchell  The Last Last-Day-of-Summer, by Lamar Giles; ill. Dapo Adeola    Exploring Issues   The Voice in My Head, by Dana L. Davis  From the Desk of Zoe Washington, by Janae Marks  Blended, by Sharon M. Draper  Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero, by Kelly J. Baptist   Playing the Cards You’re Dealt, by Varian Johnson  Rocket Says Clean Up!, by Nathan Bryon; ill. Dapo Adeola  This Is My America, by Kim Johnson   Dear Martin, by Nic Stone  On the Come Up, by Angie Thomas    History  The 1619 Project: Born on the Water, by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson; ill. Nikkolas Smith   Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-02-24 19:13:40 UTC ]
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