Black History Month: Picture Books for Kindergartners
Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. When her school decides to perform Peter Pan, Grace longs to play the lead, but her classmates point out that Peter was a boy. Besides, he wasn't black.
In a vividly illustrated sequel to Amazing Grace, an irrepressible little girl goes to Africa to meet her father's new family. As enthusiastic and excited as she is in her new country, her loyalties are divided between her two families and she must find a way to belong to both.
Ada Ruth's mama must go away to Chicago to work, leaving Ada Ruth and Grandma behind. It's war time, and women are needed to fill the men's jobs. As winter sets in, Ada Ruth and her grandma keep up their daily routine, missing Mama all the time.
A young boy and his working mother share an evening in the park: chasing kite tails, feeding ducks, and climbing the jungle gym.
"Hello Reader!" books have been designed:
Mama's away one night, and when her son can't sleep, he tries to relax by counting stars, but the more of them he sees, the more determined he is to count every single one. He finds that Daddy can't sleep either. Together, the two of them set off on an unforgettable all-night journey of discovery.
Peter is well aware that there is a new baby in the house. His mother shushes him when he makes his tower of blocks fall. And he's also well aware that the new baby's a girl. For everything that used to be Peter's has been painted pink!