“An effective and necessary look at patriotism, history, protest, pride, and using your voice. The beautiful art adds so much to the text.”
“Essential…This overview of Black history in America is an indispensable new classroom conversation-starter.”
“[Y]our child…will love the thoughtful rhyme that makes this book.”
“[Emphasizes] the theme that everyone in the country has an important voice and the ability to share it…[A]ccessible…Sure to inspire children and readers of all ages to ask questions and prompt insightful discussion…Highly recommended.”
“An effective, accessible acknowledgment that both the U.S. flag and history are deeply fraught.”
“[One of] the best Black History Month books for kids you should add to your bookshelf.”
"[A] layered look at reactions to a national symbol."
A story about friendship and one child's determination to pick the perfect present for a friend.
(Philomel / summer 2025)