Our People

by Angela Shelf Medearis and Michael Bryant

An African-American girl proudly compares the realities of her everyday life to the... read more

An African-American girl proudly compares the realities of her everyday life to the accomplishments of people of African descent throughout history. The stories her daddy has told her of builders, explorers, inventors, adventurers and heroes influence her present-day play and inspire her dreams for of the future. The connections between past and present are imaginatively drawn with watercolor and colored pencil illustrations for this cheerful picture book. Honor Book, 1994 CCBC Coretta Scott King Award Discussion: Illustration. (Ages 4-8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994

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