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When We Say Black Lives Matter

$27.00

When We Say Black Lives Matter

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SKU: 9780734420428 Category: Product ID: 101983

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Title: When We Say Black Lives Matter
Author: CLARKE MAXINE BENEBA
Format: HARDCOVER
Publication date: 24/11/2020
Imprint: LOTHIAN
Price: $27.00
Publishing status: Active

Little one, when we say Black Lives Matter,

we’re saying black people are wonderful-strong.

That we deserve to be treated with basic respect,

and that history’s done us wrong.



From birth to the end of school, in joy and in sorrow, on the trumpet and the djembe, at home and in the community, a black child’s parents remind him why Black Lives Matter.



A gorgeous and essential picture book for children of all ages from bestselling and award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke.



In When We Say Black Lives Matter, a black child’s parents explain what the term Black Lives Matter means to them: in protest and song, in joy and in sorrow. I see this picture book as an act of Black Love – I was inspired to write and create it when thinking about how to explain the concept of Black Lives Matter to the young African diaspora kids in my extended family, living in over eight different countries across the world – including America, Australia, Germany, Barbados and England. – Maxine Beneba Clarke, on writing WHEN WE SAY BLACK LIVES MATTER



A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

ISBN: 9780734420428
Weight: 300g
Pages: 16

Additional information

Weight 300 g