Interviews where books by John Steptoe were recommended
In Your Hands
by Brian Pinkney (Illustrator) & Carole Boston Weatherford
The Day You Begin
by Jacqueline Woodson & Rafael López (Illustrator)
I Am Enough
by Grace Byers & Keturah Bobo (Illustrator)
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale
by John Steptoe
by Purple Wong (Illustrator) & Zetta Elliott
Understanding the African American experience is not just about learning about suffering, it’s also about celebrating a vibrant culture and its roots across the millennia. Paula Young Shelton, author of Child of the Civil Rights Movement, recommends the best antiracist books for kids.
Fairy tales and stories of courage and survival can help children understand that although there are injustices in the world there are ways in which they can make a difference – however small. The award-winning author Beverley Naidoo recommends five great books in which kindness triumphs over adversity.