For your children's summer reading pleasure --
"Offers a wonderful overview of literature with black children in its focus."
author The Read-Aloud Handbook on Black Books Galore!
These are exciting times for African American children's literature.
Never before have there been so many titles available. Now two of the mothers who founded Black Books Galore!-the nation's
leading organizer of festivals of African American children's books-and the authors of the highly acclaimed Black Books Galore!
Guide to Great African American Children's Books share their expert advice on how to find and choose the best African American
books in two new fully annotated guides-one featuring boys, one featuring girls-open the door to a wonderful world of reading
for children. Discover hundreds of young black heroes, heroines, and positive role models of every age in every category,
including board books, story and picture books, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, history, biography, fables, and more.
for parents, teachers, and librarians, these easy-to-use, illustrated reference guides feature:
*Quick, lively descriptions
of over 600 books
*Helpful guidelines for parents of girls and parents of boys
*Easy-to-find listings organized by age
level and indexed by title, topic, author, and illustrator
*Reflections from famous public figures about their favorite
*Listings of award winners and Reading Rainbow Books