Tag Archives: African Americans

Equality’s Call – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Equality’s call, The Story of Voting Rights in America Author: Deborah Diesen Illustrator: Magdalena Mora Publisher: Beach Lane Books, 2020 Ages: 5-8 Themes: equality, voting rights, women, African Americans, Native Americans, poor, voting, elections, voting rights history Opening:  Our founders declared When our country … Continue reading

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Black is a Rainbow Color – PPBF/Black History Month

Title: Black is a Rainbow Color Author: Angela Joy Illustrator: Ekua Holmes Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: African Americans, history, stories in rhyme, color black, black culture, Opening:  Red is a rainbow color.Green sits next to blue.Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,They are rainbow … Continue reading

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We Shall Overcome – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: We Shall Overcome Author: Debbie Levy Illustrator: Vanessa Brantley-Newton Publisher: Jump at The Sun Books, 2013 Ages: 4-8 Themes: song, equality, African Americans, slavery, freedom   Opening: I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right, I’ll be all right some day. … Continue reading

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