Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice [hc]
Written by Mahogany L. Browne with Elizabeth Acevedo & Olivia Gatwood and illustrated by Theodore Taylor, III. Foreword by author Jason Reynolds
Historically poets have been on the forefront of social movements. This collection of poems by women reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, tackling topics from discrimination to empathy, and acceptance to speaking out. Through poetry and artwork, young people will be inspired to create their own art and poems to express how they see justice and injustice. 56 pages
"Read it; gift it; use it to challenge, protect, and grow." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review (Ages 8-18)
"An important book that demands to be seen. It adds to the conversation of #OwnVoices and speaks to a young person’s need for expression and social justice." -School Library Journal, Starred Review (Grades 3-6)
March 10, 2020
Watch Ms. Browne talk about her book at the MacKids School & Library website.