Baby Young, Gifted and Black: With A Mirror!

Introduce your baby to Black excellence with this lyrical board-book edition of Young, Gifted and Black. Includes a mirror at the back so young dreamers can see themselves next to their heroes.

Created in the spirit of Nina Simone’s song “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black,” meet figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers like Zadie Smith and athletes like   Serena Williams. Jamia Wilson has carefully curated this range of Black icons and the book is stylishly brought together by Andrea Pippins’ colorful and celebratory illustrations.

Author:  Jamia Wilson
Page Count:  20
Publisher:  Wide Eyed Editions
Year:  2021
Size:  6.85 × 6.85 in.

*Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes is also offered at Studio Store. This book, also from Jamia Wilson, can be a great alternative for older kids (8+).