In your Hands

In your Hands

Book - 2017
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A black mother expresses the many hopes and dreams she has for her child.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2017.
ISBN: 9781481462938
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,colour illustrations ;,27 cm
Additional Contributors: Pinkney, J. Brian - Illustrator


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Apr 11, 2018

This Coretta Scot King award nominated work uses water color to create a sense of movement and visual sing song to go along with the verse.

LiztheLibrarian Feb 07, 2018

This book is a beautiful and somewhat heartbreaking prayer from a Black parent to their Black son. Like all parents this one wishes for all the wonderful things one wishes for their child, but also has to address the very real concern of injustice, bigotry, hatred, and violence that he will have to face.

ArapahoeMollie Jan 29, 2018

Black. Lives. Matter.

DPLjosie Jan 24, 2018

What a beautiful, stirring, simple story. There might be a prickle of a tear by the time you get to the end.

Rebecca_Kohn Jan 24, 2018

This is an uplifting, affirming, and powerful book. The combination of Weatherford's words and Pinkney's illustrations convey caring, compassion, and strength.

LibrLdyMapleValley Oct 05, 2017

This is so incredibly beautiful. I even teared up while reading the lyrical verse. Not to be missed.

JCLAllisonD Sep 29, 2017

Love this! Absolutely beautiful verse, typography, and illustrations.

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