Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black

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Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black

Hey You!: An empowering celebration of growing up Black

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Winner of the Queens Knickers award 2021 (for Never Show a T-Rex a Book) Winner of the Jericho Prize 2021. An empowering celebration of growing up Black’ (2021) by Dapo Adeola - is an empowering, uncompromising (why should it be? A good balance, and the theme of sunflowers carried throughout the different artists' works helps to create a more unifying feeling in the text.

The images are vibrant and showcase the illustrators’ varied styles, as well as a range of scenes that include joyful moments between young children and their parents, teens showing pride in their heritage and culture, and young adults participating in a Black Lives Matter protest. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. From the pain of systemic racism to the hope of the future, it's an honest but largely uplifting read, aimed at children particularly.This is the book I wish existed when I was a child, and I've bought several copies for the children in my life. Although I am not black, much of the book resonated with me and I consider it an extremely important book for all children to be exposed to because not only is it full of positive images of black people but it is also beautifully illustrated by 18 talented black illustrators from a huge variety of backgrounds. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2012, where she earned a Bachelors in Fine Arts degree, specializing in graphic design.

She has collaborated with a number of publishers such as Walker Books, Candlewick Press, Penguin RandomHouse (Ladybird Books, Puffin Books), Scholastic UK, Otter-Barry Books, CLPE, Booktrust, Open University, Knightsof, Cassava Republic, Rebel Girls. This ground breaking picture book is a lyrical, inspirational exploration of growing up Black, written by award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola, and brought to life by some of the most exciting Black illustration talents working today. However, please be aware that it uses a YouTube player and that you should check your school’s permissions to ensure that YouTube isn’t blocked. It's a book filled with love and hope, while acknowledging the suffering which has come before, and still sadly exists in many places today. Featuring the work of 18 illustrators, including Diane Ewen, Onyinye Iwu and Selom Sunu - since, as Adeola states: "I'm just one person, I can't possibly hope to speak for the entire diaspora" - it distils the fierce heartache of racist injustice as well as a passionate sense of joy and hope for the future.To mirror the rich variety of the Black diaspora, this book showcases artwork from Dapo and 18 incredible Black illustrators in one beautiful, powerful, and cohesive reading experience. A series of clever and witty illustrations matched with informative text guides the reader through a series of situations where they might encounter prejudice, and how to form strategies to overcome a situation before it becomes a problem. They are acknowledgements that it’s the qualities in you that count’ rather than the definition of others . A beautifully realised book, helmed by illustrator Dapo Adeola and featuring a number of other excellent artists, this is a portrait of the Black experience while growing up.

Windows users should also consider upgrading to Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, or switching to Firefox or Chrome. Ks2 Reading resource pack with a PowerPoint and accompanying activity sheet to explore ideas and celebrate diversity, heritage and identity. Readers are made aware differences, discrimination and difficulties and determine the progress of this child. This is a delightful picture book with appealing illustrations and a gentle story about the power of the imagination and the fun of play, featuring a highly inclusive cast of characters.Tenk å få lese den i klasserommet og gi en tale og innsikt til å det å være en minoritet, for det er ikke alltid lett. Books like these will for sure will help inspire and shape our next generation and many more after that.



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