Breanna J. McDaniel (A) and Shane Evans (ILT)
List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - From Hands Up to Protest - 2019)
This triumphant picture book recasts a charged phrase as part of a black girl's everyday life--hands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high five--before culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest march.
A young black girl lifts her baby hands up to greet the sun, reaches her hands up for a book on a high shelf, and raises her hands up in praise at a church service. She stretches her hands up high like a plane's wings and whizzes down a hill so fast on her bike with her hands way up. As she grows, she lives through everyday moments of joy, love, and sadness. And when she gets a little older, she joins together with her family and her community in a protest march, where they lift their hands up together in resistance and strength. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8
Lexile Measure: 0360
Product Dimensions: 9.44 x 0.34 x 11.31 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.6 ounces