Seeds of Change: Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson and Wellington D. Sadler. Lee & Low Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner by Janice N. Harrington and Theodore Taylor. Calkins Creek Jayden’s Impossible Garden By Mélina Mangal and Ken Daley. Free Spirit Publishing I am A Farmer: Growing… Read More Black for Real: Healthy Living
When I was a social studies teacher my colleagues, Max Beazley and David Duncan, got me to understand the significance relationship between sports and social justice. It is defintely more than just a game! Same with entertainment! Athletes, singers and other performers have influenced our culture for years not only because of the ways we… Read More Black for Real: Sports and Entertainment
In my continuing Black History Month series, today I’m offering up a few nonfiction books that are political in nature. Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ’Round: My Story of the Making of Martin Luther King Day by Kathlyn J. Kirkwood. Versify We’re Better Than This: Young Readers’ Edition: My Fight for the Future of… Read More Black for Real: Politicals
We’ve always learned. Whether from family lessons, structured classrooms or stolen moments Blacks have always had a learning mindset. We learned the skills that crafted much of this country, experimented with plants and learn computations that took us into outerspace.
Just a small shift away from the nonfictions I’ve been sharing and will get back to soon. Today, it’s classics of Black children’s literature. This is definitely NOT an exhaustive list! I’m certain that as soon as I post this, someone is going to ask why I didn’t include one of their favorite and I… Read More Black for Real: Classics