Wednesday, January 16, 2008

28 Days Later Calendar! The Brown Bookshelf

The Brown Bookshelf, a group organized to "shine the spotlight on the varied African American voices writing for young readers," announced the featured authors and illustrators for it's first national initiative, Twenty-Eight Days Later, a Black History Month celebration of children's literature. Enjoy!

Feb 1 Christopher Paul Curtis - Elijah of Buxton

Feb 2 Michelle MeadowsThe Way The Storm Stops

Feb 3 Dana Davidson - Played

Feb 4 Rita Williams-Garcia No Laughter Here

Feb 5 G. Neri – Chess Rumble and illustrator Sean Qualls - Phillis’s Big Test

Feb 6 Janice N. Harrington – The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

Feb 7 Eleanora E. Tate – Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance

Feb 8 Patricia McKissack The All-I’ll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll

Feb 9 M. Sindy Felin – Touching Snow

Feb 10 Jabari Asim – Daddy Goes To Work

Feb 11 Mildred D. Taylor The Road To Memphis

Feb 12 Nina Crews - The Neighborhood Mother Goose and illustrator Leonard Jenkins – Sweet Land of Liberty

Feb 13 Nnedi Okorafor-MbachuThe Shadow Speaker

Feb 14 Allison Whittenberg – Sweet Thang

Feb 15 Walter Dean Myers - Game

Feb 16 Tonya Bolden – George Washington Carver

Feb 17 Troy Cle – The Marvelous Effect

Feb 18 Eloise Greenfield The Friendly Four

Feb 19 Sundee T. Frazier – Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything In It and illustrator John Holyfield - Bessie Smith & the Night Riders

Feb 20 Carole Boston Weatherford – I, Matthew Henson: Polar Explorer

Feb 21 Karen English - Nikki & Deja

Feb 22 Coe Booth - Tyrell

Feb 23 Irene Smalls – My Pop Pop and Me

Feb 24 Stephanie Perry Moore – Prayed Up: Perry Skky Jr. #4

Feb 25 Kyra E. Hicks - Martha Ann’s Quilt for Queen Victoria

Feb 26 Celise Downs – Dance Jam Productions and illustrator Shane Evans- When Harriet Met Sojourner

Feb 27 Valerie Wilson Wesley – Willimena Rules!: 23 Ways to Mess Up Valentine’s Day

Feb 28 Sherri L. Smith - Sparrow

3 comments: said...

Congratulations, Kyra!

Don Tate II said...

Thanks for your support, Kyra.

Cloudscome said...

I snagged this to copy to my blog. Thanks for putting all the book links in and congratulations for making the list.