28 Day Later Black History Month Featured Author Eric Shabazz Larkin

28 Day Later Black History Month Featured Author Eric Shabazz Larkin

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Today’s honoree in the seventh annual 28 Days Later campaign, a Black History Month celebration of children’s book creators of color, is Eric Shabazz Larkin.

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The campaign will run February 1-28, 2014.

The story of former basketball star and current urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, whose vision of gardening from abandoned urban sites led to a grassroots feeding craze.

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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.

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