Today’s honoree in the seventh annual 28 Days Later campaign, a Black History Month celebration of children’s book creators of color, is Ilyasah Shabazz.
The campaign will run February 1-28, 2014.
- The Brown Bookshelf 28 Days Later Feature Article: Ilyasah Shabazz
- Offical Website: Ilyasah Shabazz
- GoodReads: Malcolm Little
- More Featured Authors & Illustrators
“Malcolm X grew to be one of America’s most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice.”
The Brown Bookshelf blog is designed to push awareness of African American voices writing for young readers. A major program of theirs is 28 Days Later, a month-long showcase of the best in Picture Books, Middle Grade and Young Adult. Read more about the founders of The Brown Bookshelf here.Print This Post