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Hey Black Child

Length: 5 mins
Categories: Drama & Poetry, Poetry
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Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

Who really are?

Do you know you can be

What you want to be

If you try to be

What you can be?

This lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young people to dream big and achieve their goals.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2017 Useni Eugene Perkins (P)2017 Hachette Audio

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Amazing inspiration for Children of color. Thanks Loved it! I downloaded it for my grandsons

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Ny children loved everything about it. I think I'm going to let them listen to it every day! ❤ it's very uplifting to them!

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  • Theresa gray
  • 09-07-18

A poem that for all vulnerable little ones in the world

A true inspiration to my child and me her mother the saying is true the pen is mightier than the sword