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The ABCs of Black History

The ABCs of Black History

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"B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak, creativity and joy. It's a story of big ideas--P is for Power, S is for Science and Soul. Of significant moments--G is for Great Migration. Of iconic figures--H is for Zora Neale Hurston, X is for Malcom X. It's an ABC book like no other, and a story of hope and love. In addition to rhyming text, the book includes back matter with information on the events, places, and people mentioned in the poem, from Mae Jemison to W. E. B. Du Bois, Fannie Lou Hamer to Sam Cooke, and the Little Rock Nine to DJ Kool Herc"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2020]
ISBN: 9781523507498
Call Number: j Facts 973.0496 C828a 2021
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Semmer, Lauren - Illustrator


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IndyPL_MollieB May 27, 2021

"A is for anthem . . . Z is for Zenith."

"Rio Cortez is a Harlem-based writer and Pushcart Prize-nominated poet whose work has appeared in Mother magazine, The Miami Rail, The Los Angeles Review, and many other publications. Lauren Semmer is an artist, children's book illustrator, and designer whose work is featured on everything from kids' wall art to children's apparel."

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Feb 05, 2021

This is a fabulous addition to the catalog of Black History Month appreciation. The illustrations and text are just right! Buy the book:


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