Suggested readings by Kenneth and Sharon Holley
TURNING PAGES AT ZAWADI BOOKS
“I was unhappy for a long time and very lonesome, living with my grandmother – then it was that books began to happen to me.” Richard Wright
“Whether we are in need of a stimulus or a comforter, a passport to a new world or an explanation for this one, we can find satisfaction in the pages of a book.” Black Pearls for Parents
•At Mama’s Knee: Mothers and Race in Black and White by April Ryan
•Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet – Book Two by TaNehisi Coates
•Colorations: The Art of William Cooper (Coloring Book)
•Never Caught: The Washington’s Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
•Slaves of the State: Black Incarceration from Chain Gang to the Penitentiary by Dennis Childs
•We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement by Akinyele Omowale Umoja
For the children:
•Little Professor Skye Favorite Things by Munson Street
•Jaden Toussant, The Greatest (series) by Marti Dumas
•Positive Messages to Uplift and Empower Black Children by Baba Sekou Africa and others.
Mother’s Day cards and Graduation cards are hereat Zawadi Books, 1382 Jefferson Avenue (across from Jim Bell Cleaners). 716-903-6740. Open Wed, Fri Sat. 12-4p.m.