The New York Times best-selling and award-winning duo present this celebration of Black and Brown babies and the happiness, gentle moments and endless love shared between children and their caregivers.
"From A is for Afro, to J is for Justice, to R is for Rally, this alphabet book offers affirmations featuring Black children and role models to help children nurture and embrace their authentic selves and to enjoy the magic of childhood."--Amazon.com
Inspired by the rich tradition of African American reunions, a multigenerational story follows the experiences of young Ruby, who helps loved ones prepare the foods they are bringing while trying to think of a signature dish of her own.
"As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves"--
After lunch at a very crowded jazz cafe, a boy and his Auntie Nina are inspired to create a feast of their own with such treats as Thelonious Monk Fish and Nat King Cole Slaw. Includes brief bios of jazz musicians on the endpages.
It's a special day in Macy's classroom as all the children come in dressed up in their most stylish African clothing! Zahra's Ethiopian dress is covered in beads, while Malika's Namibian outfit is bursting with colors. And who is hiding behind that elephant mask from Cameroon? No two outfits are the same, in this beautiful and varied parade of clothing from across Africa!
"The possibilities are endless in this uplifting ode to the power of potential. With lyrical text by bestselling author Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and images by Regis and Kahran Bethencourt -- the team behind CreativeSoul Photography -- each page of The Me I Choose To Be is an immersive call for self-love that highlights the inherent beauty of all Black and brown children. "--