Black Girl You Are Atlas

Renée Watson (Author) Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18

A thoughtful celebration of Black girlhood by award-winning author and poet Renée Watson, featuring full-color art by Ekua Holmes throughout.

In this semi-autobiographical collection of poems, Renée Watson writes about her experience growing up as a young Black girl at the intersections of race, class, and gender.

Using a variety of poetic forms, from haiku to free verse, Watson shares recollections of her childhood in Portland, tender odes to the Black women in her life, and urgent calls for Black girls to step into their power.

Black Girl You Are Atlas encourages young readers to embrace their future with a strong sense of sisterhood and celebration. With full-color art by celebrated fine artist Ekua Holmes throughout, this collection offers guidance and is a gift for anyone who reads it.

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SKU 141795
ISBN 9780593461709
Language English
Page Count 96
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Young Adult Nonfiction
Additional Contributor Ekua Holmes
Primary Contributor Renée Watson
Age Groups Ages 13 to 15, Ages 16 to 18
Publisher Kokila