A Is for All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book
An ABC book celebrating and inspiring diversity
A Is for All the Things You Are: A Joyful ABC Book is an alphabet board book developed by the National Museum of African American History and Culture that celebrates what makes us unique as individuals and connects us as humans. This lively and colorful book introduces young readers, aged 0-7, to 26 key traits they can explore and cultivate as they grow. Each letter offers a description of the trait, a question inviting the reader to examine how he or she experiences it in daily life, and vibrant illustrations. The book supports understanding and development of each child's healthy racial identity, the joy in human diversity and inclusion, a sense of justice, and children's capacity to act for their own and others' fair treatment.
ISBN 10: 1588346501
ISBN 13: 9781588346506
National Museum of African American History and Culture and Anna Forgerson Hindley
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE'S mission is to provide for the collection, study, and establishment of programs and exhibitions relating to African American life, art, history, and culture. ANNA FORGERSON HINDLEY is the supervisory coordinator of the Early Childhood Education Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Her work focuses on supporting positive identity development for all young children, uplifting joy in human diversity and inclusion, and interrupting structures of racism and inequity.
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