Search Results: "Ilyasah Shabazz"


BOOK REVIEW

X by Ilyasah Shabazz
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Readers for whom pre-civil rights America is ancient history will find this poetic interpretation eye-opening and riveting. (notes about characters, timeline, family tree, historical context, bibliography) (Historical fiction. 14 & up)"
Teaming with veteran Magoon, the third daughter of Malcolm X draws upon history and family stories to create a novel about her father's life before the "X." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MALCOLM LITTLE by Ilyasah Shabazz
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A daughter's proud but overwrought tribute to her father and his parents. (Picture book/ biography. 7-10)"
The childhood of the controversial African-American activist was shaped by parental love and white racism. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A MOOSE BOOSH by Eric-Shabazz Larkin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2014

"A kid-friendly companion to Michael Pollan's Food Rules (2011). (Poetry. 10-16)"
Continuing the food themes from his picture-book illustration debut in Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table (2013), Larkin here makes his authorial debut. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FARMER WILL ALLEN AND THE GROWING TABLE by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 24, 2013

"From the small press Readers to Eaters, this worthy collaboration reveals how one man's vision of food for all has inspired an amazing life of service. (afterword by Will Allen, author's note, bibliography of resource materials) (Picture book/biography. 6-11)"
Martin (Snowflake Bentley, 1998, etc.) shares the real-life story of Will Allen, innovative farmer and founder of Growing Power, an urban farm in Milwaukee. Read full book review >