Hold Them Close

A Love Letter to Black Children

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

On Sale: 10/04/2022

Hold Them Close

A Love Letter to Black Children

by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

illustrated by Patrick Dougher

On Sale: 10/04/2022

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About the Book

When happy things come to you, hold them close and never let go.

From celebrated author of Your Name Is a Song Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, fine artist Patrick Dougher, and photographer Jamel Shabazz, Hold Them Close is a picture book celebration of Black past, present, and future—a joyful love letter to Black children.

As affirming as it is touching and warm, Hold Them Close encourages young children to hold close their joy, the words of their ancestors and elders, as well as their power to change the world. A perfect book for shared story time, this book will inspire young people to march forth with pride, glow, and happiness. 

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063036178
  • ISBN 10: 0063036177
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 10/04/2022
  • Pages: 48
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / Multigenerational

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