Hey Black Child

Hey Black Child

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Overview

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by acclaimed poet Useni Eugene Perkins, now available in a board book format!

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?


Illustrated in stunning collage by award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier, this lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young people to dream big and achieve their goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316360302
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 11/14/2017
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 69,868
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Useni Eugene Perkins is a distinguished poet, playwright, and youth worker. He is the author of Harvesting New Generations: The Positive Development of Black Youth; Home 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 Shorty, Dave the Potter, and Knock Knock: My Father's Dream for Me, 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.

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