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CELEBRATING THE CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
I Am Loved
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan with soul stirring poems by Nikki Giovanni, this book is a gorgeous celebration of the fact that there is nothing more important to a child than to feel loved.
Discover this year’s books with art activities and all sorts of educational content for children and adults alike!
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
By Nikole Hannah-Jones & Renée Watson & illustrated by Nikkolas Smith
Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky
By Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond & Illustrated by Daniel Minter
It’s time for the 3rd annual Beautiful Blackbird Children’s Book Festival! This site is your homebase for engaging with all of the wonderful new content we have for you this year. This program celebrates the voices, artistry, and impact of children’s literature created by and featuring Black people.
We’re giving away even more books this year – over 4,500! We are featuring seven new titles in this year’s Festival, and we’re so excited to introduce you to them. We invite you to take a look around the website to learn more about the books and the illustrators and writers who created them.
REMEMBER www.BeautifulBlackbird.com will be available for EVERYONE to use and enjoy all year long!