2009 Booklist for Inaguration Black History Month1The Association of Booksellers for Children (ABC)
Title Author Illustrator Price Format Age Publisher ISBN Review Quote
A Thousand Never EversShana Burg15.99HC9-12Random House978-0385734707A Wreath for Emmett Till*Marilyn NelsonPhilippe Lardy17.00HC12+Houghton Mifflin978-0618397525Richard MichelsonRaul Colon16.99HC4-8Knopf978-0375833359Ashley Bryan: Words to My Life's SongAshley Bryan18.99HC4-8Penguin978-1416905417Barack Obama Presidential Coloring BookCarole Marsh5.95PA5-10Gallopade978-0635070500Barack Obama: America's 44th PresidentCarole Marsh9.99PA5-10Gallopade978-0635068484Barack Obama: Our 44th PresidentBeatrice Gormley5.99PA9-12Aladdin978-1416971184Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of HopeNikki GrimesBryan Collier16.99HC9-12Simon & Schuster978-1416971443Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a PieRobbin Gourley 16.99HC4-8Clarion978-0618158362Kadir Nelson12.99HC4-8Simon & Schuster978-1416989554Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward JusticePhillip Hoose19.95HC12+Farrar, Straus & Giroux978-0374313227Elijah of Buxton*Christopher Paul Curtis7.99PA9-12Scholastic978-0439023450Ellington Was Not a Street* Ntozake ShangeKadir Nelson17.99HC9-12Simon & Schuster978-0689828843National Geographic, Foreword by M 17.95HC7+National Geographic978-1426305108"References to significanthistorical events add authenticityand depth, while Addie's frank,expertly modulated voice deliversan emotional wallop." --
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Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
)As Good As Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. andAbraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March towardFreedom"A portrait of one of the moreunusual partnerships of the civilrights movement." --NYT“No Black History Month displaywill be complete this year without[this]…a wonderful book about atruly tremendous person.” –AlisonMorris, Wellesley BooksmithThe moving story of anexceptional man, as told by NikkiGrimes and illustrated by BryanCollier, both winners of theCoretta Scott King Award.“In her children’s book debut,cookbook author/illustrator Gourley celebrates food, ascultivated on a farm and as usedto cultivate family bonds.”—Publishers Weekly, starred reviewChange Has Come: An Artist Celebrates Our American Spirit“A must-have for any inaugurationdisplay…” – Alison Morris,Wellesley BooksmithA wonderful book about a braveteenager who stood up tosegregation nine months beforeRosa Parks.“Many readers drawn to the bookby humor will find themselves…[also] moved to tears. A fine,original novel from a giftedstoryteller.”--*ALA“In the poem, Shange recalls her childhood when her familyentertained many of the "-men/who changed the world," …boththe words and the rich, nostalgicillustrations are a tribute to thesevisionaries.”--SLJEvery Human Has Rights: A Photographic Declarationfor KidsA totally remarkable rendition of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights that's packed withincredible photography of peoplefrom around the world.