The Souls of Free Folk
by Josiah Golson.
The Souls of Free Folk is an illustrated poem celebrating the African-American experience through the trials and triumphs of an artist’s coming-of-age story. It is a moving tribute to the power of culture and family in the struggle for personal growth.
Ashes and Echoes: Poems and Paintings of Yemin Yin
by Yemin Yin.
Ashes and Echoes is Ms. Yin's first collection of poems, written between 2010 and 2017, and available to English readers in this bilingual edition for the first time. Illustrated with 21 of the author's own paintings and drawings in ink and watercolor.
The Temne Nation of Carriacou: Sierra Leone's Lost Family in the Caribbean
by John Angus Martin, Joseph Opala, and Cynthia Schmidt.
A small group of people on the Caribbean island of Carriacou, in the state of Grenada, still identifies with the Temne people of Sierra Leone, West Africa.
76 pp. Full color.
The Grenada Chocolate Family: A Mama LeSedi Story
by Children of the Grenada Community Library; Oonya Kempadoo, editor; illustrated by Sara Scodeller.
The Grenada Chocolate Family is a children’s coloring story book written in the Grenada Community Library’s creative writing program, facilitated by novelist Oonya Kempadoo. It is the first children’s book written by children of color in a cocoa-growing country about chocolate making, and shows how children’s voices can influence an industry and increase fair trade.