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Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children's Books about Boys (Black Books Galore)

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Publisher Comments:

A Treasury of Hundreds of Books that Help Boys Grow and Flourish

"Images–strong, proud and happy, brave, and now also humorous . . . what a joy it is to see black faces of all shades in our children’s books."–Doug E. Doug, Actor, The Bill Cosby Show

"As a child . . . I wish there had been more books that reflected my world and my interests."–Earl G. Graves, Chairman, Publisher, and CEO, Black Enterprise magazine

How do you know which books are the best for boys at every age? Now, two of the mothers who founded the esteemed Black Books Galore!–the nation’s leading organizer of African American children’s book festivals–and the authors of the highly acclaimed Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children’s Books, share their expert advice. Let BBG! help you open the door to a wonderful world of reading for the boys in your life.

Invaluable for parents, teachers, and librarians, this easy-to-use, delightfully illustrated reference guide features:

  • Quick, lively descriptions of over 350 books
  • Hundreds of young black heroes and positive role models
  • Reflections from kids, famous authors, illustrators, and public figures about their favorite childhood books
  • Easy-to-find listings organized by age level and indexed by title, topic, author, and illustrator
  • Recommended reading for parents of boys

"This is a great resource that fills a tremendous need. It should be on parents’ shelves at home as well as in every school."–Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D., Harvard Medical School, on Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children’s Books

Book News Annotation:

A catalogue of children's books featuring African or African-American heroes and positive role models. Over 350 books, organized by age level and indexed by title, topic, author and illustrator are summarized, often with a reproduction of the book's cover. Two-page spreads dispersed throughout the book feature prominent authors. Prefaced with a short introduction, this book is intended for parents, teachers and librarians.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

BLACK BOOKS GALORE!, winner of Parenting magazine’s Parenting Leaders Award and an NAACP Image Award finalist, is the nation’s leader in organizing book fairs and festivals of African American children’s books.

DONNA RAND has held a variety of marketing and managing positions for companies such as Xerox and MCI.

TONI TRENT PARKER is President of Black Books Galore! She is active in a variety of civic organizations, including Jack and Jill of America, Inc., and the LINKS.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

How to Use This Guide.

Books for Babies and Preschoolers.

Books for Early Readers.

Books for Middle Readers.

Appendix: Books for Parents of Boys.

Index of Titles.

Index of Authors.

Index of Illustrators.

Index of Topics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471375272
Other:
Rand, Donna
Author:
Parker, Toni Trent
Author:
Black Books Galore!
Author:
Rand, Donna
Author:
Black Books Galore
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Books & Reading
Subject:
Children's Literature
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Books and reading
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Children's literature, American
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Afro-American boys
Subject:
Boys in literature.
Subject:
African American boys
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Children's Literature - General
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Parenting
Copyright:
Series:
Black Books Galore
Series Volume:
104-493
Publication Date:
20020314
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.20x7.52x.57 in. .82 lbs.

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