This emotional and lyrical picture book by acclaimed poet Zetta Elliott, with breathtaking illustrations by debut illustrator David Anthony Geary, celebrates the importance of Juneteenth as well as the resilience of Black families and the power of community. Black child you were birthed from a dark jeweled expanse infinite and vast but holy as the womb Never forget it was HOPE that birthed you. . . .
From birth to beyond, from slavery to freedom, and from generation to generation, this powerful and evocative book shows the breadth and depth of Black history.