Black Books Galore! Guide to More Great African American Children's Books


Kudos for Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children s Books

"Offers a wonderful overview of literature with black children in its focus." Jim Trelease, author, The Read-Aloud Handbook

"The perfect tool for parents and educators alike." Black Enterprise magazine

"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

Black Books Galore! the nation s leading organizer of African American children s book festivals enriches the world of reading for kids of every age. Find out what s new, acclaimed, and empowering in this up-to-the-minute guide.

Black Books Galore! Guide to More Great African American Children s Books includes the latest reviews along with other exciting new materials. This easy-to-use, illustrated reference guide features the best-written, most positive books starring African Americans, including:

• Quick and lively descriptions of over 400 titles, plus 200 additional recommendations

• A calendar of great books to match the holidays and seasons

• Age-specific guidelines for encouraging your young readers from babies to sixth graders

• Comprehensive indexes by title, topic, author, and illustrator

• Profiles and reflections of selected authors and illustrators

• Listings of award winners and Reading Rainbow Books