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Jabari Asim



Jabari Asim is the author of several adult and children's books, including Preaching to the Chickens which was named one of the NYT Best Illustrated Books of 2016 and Fifty Cents and a Dream-an NAACP Image Award Nominee, CCBC Choice, School Library Journal Editor's Choice, and Kirkus Best Book. He is an associate professor at Emerson College in Boston and executive editor of The Crisis, the magazine of the NAACP. He recently was honored with a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts.
Books currently available by this author

Date published: New > Old

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Whose Toes are Those? (New Edition)

Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham
Contributors:
Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham

This interactive board book that is perfect for lap sharing celebrates the classic giggle-inspiring game of This Little Piggy. The whimsical illustrations hide the little girl's face until the final climactic spread. Fun, rhyming text is paired with bold artwork full of toddler appeal reminiscent of the style of Caldecott-award winning illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Whose Knees Are These? (New Edition)

Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham
Contributors:
Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham

This interactive board book that is perfect for lap sharing TK. "Whose knees are these?" The whimsical illustrations hide the little boy's face until the final climactic spread. Rhyming text is paired with bold artwork full of toddler appeal reminiscent of the style of Caldecott-award winning illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.

Black Dog & Leventhal

A Child's Introduction to African American History

Jabari Asim, Lynn Gaines
Authors:
Jabari Asim, Lynn Gaines

This illustrated introduction to African American history goes beyond what's taught in the classroom giving young readers a more comprehensive look at this timely and important topic.Author Jabari Asim chronicles the story of African Americans from the slave trade, the American Revolution, and the Civil War to the Tuskegee experiments, the Civil Rights movement, and the election of Barack Obama. Sections throughout highlight the contribution of African Americans to the arts, music, literature, culture, sports and more. Lives of inspiring African American artists, inventors, and politicians including Harriet Tubman, Langston Hughes, Oprah Winfrey, Louis Armstrong, Serena Williams, are also featured.Following in the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to African American History includes 120 charming illustrations that bring the people and events to life. The book also features interactive projects that kids can do on their own or with their guardians including recipes and crafts.

Little, Brown Young Readers US

Boy Of Mine

Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham
Contributors:
Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham

In this imaginative bedtime companion to GIRL OF MINE, an adorable little boy plays among the stars before his mother tucks himm in and wishes him sweet dreams. The beautiful starry sky in the illustrations is a tribute to Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' and the charming lullaby, inspired by 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' will take babies on a magical journey before bedtime. With Asim's engaging and adorable rhymes and Pham's vibrant illustrations, BOY OF MINE and GIRL OF MINE will appeal to many.