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Our People

by Angela Shelf Medearis
Illustrated by Michael Bryant

Published by Atheneum, 1994
32 pages
ISBN: 0-689-31826-X

Ages 4 - 8

An African-American girl proudly compares the realities of her everyday life to the accomplishments of people of African descent throughout history. The stories her daddy has told her of builders, explorers, inventors, adventurers and heroes influence her present-day play and inspire her dreams for of the future. The connections between past and present are imaginatively drawn with watercolor and colored pencil illustrations for this cheerful picture book. Honor Book, 1994 CCBC Coretta Scott King Award Discussion: Illustration. CCBC categories: Historical People, Places And Events; Picture Books.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center

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