I Am Every Good Thing

I Am Every Good Thing

Book - 2020
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Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.
Publisher: New York : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2020]
ISBN: 9780525518778
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: James, Gordon C. - Illustrator
Alternative Title: I'm every good thing


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Black boys are skateboarders and swimmers and baseball players, and also leaders and huggers and thinkers and brothers in every shade of brown and every body type. See many different Black boys drawn powerfully in this celebration of self-esteem featuring compelling poetry.  

“I am/ a nonstop ball of energy./ Powerful and full of light./ I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader,” proclaims the young narrator. “I am good to the core, like the center of a cinnamon roll. Yeah, that good.” Yes, he knows exactly who he is. Lively, joyful illustrations bring the text ... Read More »

Recommended for kids ages 0-8.

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