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The Blacker the Berry (Ala Notable Children's Books. Middle Readers) Hardcover – July 1, 2008
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"The Blacker the Berry" gives voice to the experience of so many children and affirms the value and preciousness of the reader through each of the poems. Floyd Cooper's illustrations are incredible and provide an added weight to each poem. The children come alive and off the page.
-Lindsey Miller, [...]
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The Blacker The Berry is a book composed of poems describing the different shades of black a black person can be. Read morePublished on October 25, 2010 by Olivia
This is a tender and grace-filled book. Very healing. Beautiful illustrations. A blessing for any child of color.Published on March 11, 2009 by Patsy M
I've never read anything about the different skin complextion of people, although I have heard people speak of it. Read morePublished on March 6, 2009 by Raybute