Lift Every Voice and Sing
"First written by a schoolteacher and activist in 1900 and then later declared the official national anthem by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Lift Every Voice and Sing has been a cornerstone hymn chronicling the black experience for more than one hundred years." Paired with the striking linocuts of Elizabeth Catlett, this book makes a powerful impression from the opening pages to the concluding sheet music. Celebrate Black History Month with this impactful read.
Recommended for ages 6-9+.
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the African American National Anthem by James Weldon Johnson and illustrated by Elizabeth Catlett. Published by @bloomsburypublishing.