The Blacker the Berry (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers)
Title: The Blacker the Berry (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers)
Author: Joyce Carol Thomas
Many shades of black are celebrated in this wonderful collection of poems and portraits as diverse skin colors are compared to beautiful things in and of the world, including rich black coffee and a bronze autumn leaf.
A collection of poems, including “Golden Goodness,” “Cranberry Red,” and “Biscuit Brown,” celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.