Zora Neale Hurston & Ibram X. Kendi
Magnolia Flower is a must purchase title this year.
Ibram Kendi's unearthing of the 1925 adaptation from Hurston's short story Magnolia Flower, gives honor to Zora's cultural and historical storytelling.
Loveis Wise's illustrations use warm, approachable colors, beautifully incorporating ideas of nature and love in the images.
The love stories are a central theme in this picture book.
The historical setting and cultural themes are the highlights of a book that could be used from elementary through highschool aged student.
Maroon, free communities, Indigenous relocation, escaping enslavement are topics for discussion with this title.
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