Black experience in children"s books

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Published by New York Public Library in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography,
  • Africa -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography

Edition Notes

Includes index

Book details

Statementselected by Barbara Rollock
ContributionsRollock, Barbara
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. ;
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14413515M

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My Brother Charlie, by Holly Robinson Peete is great. It’s a wonderful book about a Black child with autism. As we actively work to diversify our children’s libraries and literary experiences, please think about adding books about children of color with disabilities as well.

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Books Children's literature Illustrations Photographs Notes Content: These titles are those listed in bibliographies originally created by Augusta Baker that copyright restrictions allow us to display. For the bibliographies themselves, see the collection The Black Experience in Children's Books: Bibliographies.

Type of Resource Text Identifiers. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library.

The Black Experience in Children's Books Retrieved from Wikipedia. One Love (Music Books for Children, African American Baby Books, Bob Marley Book for Kids) by Cedella Marley and Vanessa Brantley-Newton | Sep 9, out of 5 stars 1,   Zora Neale Hurston is one of the greatest Black writers across time, and for that reason alone, this book is necessary reading.

14 The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin Black Lives Matter - Kids. Children's books to create awareness and foster discussion early. We invite a mix of books on the list to accomplish this, from books on the civil rights movement, activism, peace, the abolishment of slavery, and black kids just having adventures and being kids.

Children’s book that not only have Black and other characters of color can lead you to ask children their thoughts and begin teaching children how to be anti-racist. Remember, the idea isn’t to raise colorblind children it’s to raise children who celebrate and honor diversity.

These books can help start those conversations. As the author of a children's book that features a young black boy named Riley who discovers that he can indeed be anything, I know firsthand just how impactful it is for children of colour to see.

Content: For the titles listed in the Bibliographies, please see the collection The Black Experience in Children's Books: Selections from Augusta Baker's Bibliographies.

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Key names, moments, and places from Black history are featured in this poetic ABC book that prepares young thinkers for big ideas. Back matter. The book is heart-wrenching and honest and is certainly an eye-opener on the history of the Black experience in the United States.

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Known for being one of the most foremost poets on the Black experience and the role of women in society, Gwendolyn Brooks went from a young child writing all the time to becoming the first Black author to win the Pulitzer Prize and authoring 20 books of poetry, two autobiographies and one novel.

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