“A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.” – publisher
Includes historical and cultural notes, song list, and two poems.
“Both a beautiful celebration of black culture and an excellent first black history book for young children.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
“A treasure trove of positivity, strength, and pride for anyone seeking to uplift and educate young people.” —Horn Book, starred review
“A beautifully told and illustrated celebration of African American people and ethnology, Black Is a Rainbow Color thoughtfully explores what the Black experience means to a child . . . A must-have for children’s collections.” —Booklist, starred review
“With Black Is a Rainbow Color, debut author Angela Joy pens a loving tribute to all the ways black is beautiful. Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winner Ekua Holmes’s brilliant collage illustrations elevate the text’s themes of resilience and strength.” —Shelf Awareness
This is a great work of literature in our collection of African-American children’s books.