Tag: black history

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Review: Build a House by Rhiannon Giddens

Review: Build a House by Rhiannon Giddens

Posted February 18, 2023 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Children's Books

Build a House by Rhiannon Giddens and illustrated by Monica Mikai is a lyrical book about the triumphs and tribulations embedded in the history of Black people in the United States. The story illustrates the journey of a family from when they are enslaved to when they are freed and then to the challenges they face once they […]

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Review: We Are Here by Tami Charles

Review: We Are Here by Tami Charles

Posted February 18, 2023 by Richetta in Book Reviews, Children's Books

We Are Here by Tami Charles and illustrated by Bryan Collier is a beautiful celebration of Black joy and accomplishment through history. The lyrical style of the book lends itself to a beautiful read aloud. I love the musical catch phrases, like “cool like that!” that are spread throughout the book. It made it fun […]

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