The 1619 Project : born on the water / by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson ; illustrated by Nikkolas Smith.

By: Hannah-Jones, Nikole [author.]Contributor(s): Watson, Renée [author.] | Smith, Nikkolas, 1985- [illustrator.] | 1619 Project [issuing body.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Kokila, 2021Copyright date: ©2021Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 0593307356; 9780593307359Other title: Born on the waterSubject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Juvenile literature | Slavery -- Juvenile literature | Slave trade -- Africa -- Juvenile literature | Genealogy -- Juvenile literature | Grandmothers -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's stories.LOC classification: PZ7.1.H36378 | Bo 2021E441 | .H343 2021Awards: Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award, Silver Medalist, 2022 | Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Winner, 2022Summary: Through poem and paintings, this picture book reveals origin story of many Black Americans. That story (as the authors say) "did not begin in slavery" even though their ancestors survived enslavement. It is a story of struggle, resilience, and perseverance. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: Stymied by her unfinished family tree assignment for school, a young girl seeks Grandma's counsel and learns about her ancestors, the consequences of slavery, and the history of Black resistance in the United States.
List(s) this item appears in: New to the Library: August 2022 | Garden of Cultural Diversity for Youth
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Youth Collection
SB455 .H26 2021 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800187700
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Through poem and paintings, this picture book reveals origin story of many Black Americans. That story (as the authors say) "did not begin in slavery" even though their ancestors survived enslavement. It is a story of struggle, resilience, and perseverance. (Miller Library Staff)

Stymied by her unfinished family tree assignment for school, a young girl seeks Grandma's counsel and learns about her ancestors, the consequences of slavery, and the history of Black resistance in the United States.

Recommended for primary school (age 6-12) and up.

7-10 Kokila.

4-6 Kokila.

Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award, Silver Medalist, 2022

Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Winner, 2022

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