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Celebrate Black History Month with Kadir Nelson Day 22

Celebrate Black History Month with Kadir Nelson

Black History Month is a great time to discover new authors and illustrators of color. I’ve been crushing on Kadir Nelson for some time now, and try as I might, he seems to allude me.  What better way to celebrate his beautifully moving illustrations by highlighting one book a day during Black History Month?

Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life


Hewitt Anderson’s Great Big Life

Jerdine Nolen & Kadir Nelson


And THAT is the end of Black History Month. I hope you have enjoyed our study of Kadir Nelson’s work.  What is your favorite Kadir Nelson book?

By Janeane Davis

Janeane is the Administrative Librarian at Unconventional Librarian began reading at age 5. Still an avid reader, the mother of four reads a wide range of titles from the Bible to business books. She can also be found at