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Fuse 8 n’ Kate: Little Man, Little Man by James Baldwin, ill. Yoran Cazac

This week we consider a book that was ahead of its time when it came out and may only find its true audience today. And few books for kids tackle the issue of police brutality as honestly as this one does. Reprinted two years ago, James Baldwin’s 1976 title (the only book for children he ever made) feels both timeless and in desperate need of a new illustrator.

A “child’s story for adults”: Digging Deep Into James Baldwin’s Only Children’s Book

The other night my husband and I plopped ourselves in front of the old Netflix delivery system (television) and decided amongst ourselves to watch the documentary I Am Not Your Negro featuring author James Baldwin. The book of the same name had been circulating beautifully in my library for quite some time, so I was […]