Who Are Your People?

by Bakari Sellers

On Sale: 01/11/2022

Who Are Your People?

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Who Are Your People?

by Bakari Sellers

illustrated by Reggie Brown

On Sale: 01/11/2022


About the Book

This inspiring picture book by New York Times bestselling author Bakari Sellers is a tribute to the family and community that help make us who we are. Perfect for sharing and gifting.

When you meet someone for the first time, they might ask, "Who are your people?" and "Where are you from?"

Children are shaped by their ancestors, and this book celebrates the village it takes to raise a child.

In the vein of I Am Enough and Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, this powerful picture book with beautiful illustrations by Reggie Brown is a joyful recognition of the people and places that help define young readers and adults alike.

Don't miss this picture book debut from Bakari Sellers, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller My Vanishing Country: A Memoir.

* Instant New York Times Bestseller! *

Critical Praise

“Inspirational. A motivational story of knowing and embracing family birthright, this book is great for every collection for kids.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

“A tale steeped in pride, centering two Black children learning about their familial and cultural legacy. Consistently affirming.” — Publishers Weekly

?“Affirming. [Does] an excellent job of blending moments from the past with the present, subtly reinforcing their continued importance on life today.” — Booklist

“The cultural values shared by many Black Americans are related in beautiful prose. Recommended for teachers and librarians who want to explore the meaning of historical legacies in families.”  — ALA Booklist review of the audiobook


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063082854
  • ISBN 10: 0063082853
  • Imprint: Quill Tree Books
  • On Sale: 01/11/2022
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:23.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Values & Virtues
  • BISAC4 : JUVENILE FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
  • BISAC6 : JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

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