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Hey Black Child
Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Formats and Prices
- Hardcover $18.99 $24.99 CAD
- Board book $7.99 $11.99 CAD
- ebook $10.99 $13.99 CAD
- Audiobook Download (Unabridged)
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Hey black child,
Do you know who you are?
Who really are?Do you know you can be
What you want to be
If you try to be
What you can be?
This lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young people to dream big and achieve their goals.
Praise for Hey Black Child:A School Library Journal Top 20 Books of the Year Pick* "This book dazzles in every way and is bound to inspire so many more viral videos of black children speaking their abundant futures into existence. All black children need to know Perkins' prideful poem, possibly by heart, because it's really that doggone good."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
- * "Perkins's poem has always made for a stirring recitation; new and old fans will find that Collier's images do full justice to it."—Publishers Weekly, starred review
- * "Collier's characteristic watercolor-and-collage masterpieces bring joy and gravity to Perkins's inspirational poem. With a compelling rhythm that begs for recitation, the verse celebrates the power and potential of black children... A rousing celebration and call to action, this book is a great choice for every library."—School Library Journal, starred review
- "The punchy text and the invigorating art make this a wonderful choice for story hours or classroom discussion where children can voice their own dreams."—Booklist
- On Sale
- Nov 14, 2017
- Page Count
- 40 pages
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers