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Hey Black Child

Hey Black Child

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ABOUT HEY BLACK CHILD

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

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.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Useni Eugene Perkins is a distinguished poet, playwright, and youth worker. He is the author of Harvesting New Generations: The Positive Development of Black YouthHome is a Dirty Street: The Social Oppression of Black Children; and Black Fairy and Other Plays. He currently lives in Chicago.

Bryan Collier has illustrated more than twenty-five picture books, including the award-winning Trombone ShortyDave the Potter, and Knock Knock: My Father's Dream for Me, as well as City Shapes, and Fifty Cents and a Dream, and has received four Caldecott Honors and six Coretta Scott King Awards. He lives with his wife and children in Marlboro, New York.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Age Range: Baby - 3 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool and up
  • Board book: 22 pages
  • Publisher: LB Kids (December 17, 2019)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316360295
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316360296
  • Product Dimensions: 5.6 x 1.1 x 7 inches