Kwame Alexander, illustrated by Kadir Nelson
***Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal***
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“It’s about the contributions that African Americans have made to America and celebrating and exploring those. The poetry is striking and it’s such a perfect partnership between Kadir Nelson’s illustrations and Kwame Alexander’s words. It’s just this beautiful love letter to America.” Read more...
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