Black Boy, Black Boy

by Ali Kamanda (Author) Ken Daley (Illustrator)

Black Boy, Black Boy
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Inspire Black boys to imagine all the great things they can do while celebrating remarkable moments from Black history!

Dear boy, Black boy, I believe in you so.Let's start your story--ready, set, go.

From athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick to musician Fela Kuti, explorer Matthew Henson and writer Chinua Achebe, there are so many inspirational men in Black history. This lyrical, rhythmic text encourages boys to imagine everything they can be and the great things they can do, drawing on the strength of people throughout history that paved the way for Black boys today.Black Boy, Black Boy tells today's boys: you have the courage, you are the light. It's a new day! Be inspired and motivated by drawing on the history of the role models that came before you.

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Review quotes

It's a cool book with lots of famous people who can help me learn how to be a good person — Roderick W., Texas student
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Sourcebooks Explore
Publication date
August 20, 2022
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF018010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places | United States - African-American
JNF042000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Poetry | General
JNF053160 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Topics | Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
JNF069000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Diversity & Multicultural
JNF070000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Inspirational & Personal Growth
Library of Congress categories
African Americans
Picture books
Stories in rhyme

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