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Mattapoisett

Black History Month Story Walk at Dunseith Gardens

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Black History Month Story Walk at Dunseith Gardens
Black History Month Story Walk at Dunseith Gardens

Time & Location

Feb 11, 2023, 1:00 PM – Mar 11, 2023, 9:00 PM

Mattapoisett, 38 North St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA

About the Event

Join TTAR and the Mattapoisett Land Trust for the unveiling of the Black History Month Story Walk featuring the book 'Black is a Rainbow Color' by Angela Joy at Dunseith Gardens in Mattapoisett.

If you can't make it on February 11, that's okay, it will be up until March!

A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

Red is a rainbow color. Green sits next to blue. Yellow, orange, violet, indigo, They are rainbow colors, too, but

My color is black . . . And there’s no BLACK in rainbows.

From the wheels of a bicycle to the robe on Thurgood Marshall's back, Black surrounds our lives. It is a color to simply describe some of our favorite things, but it also evokes a deeper sentiment about the incredible people who helped change the world and a community that continues to grow and thrive.

Stunningly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree and Coretta Scott King Award winner Ekua Holmes, Black Is a Rainbow Color is a sweeping celebration told through debut author Angela Joy’s rhythmically captivating and unforgettable words.

An ALSC Notable Children's Book 2021 An NCTE 2021 Notable Poetry Book A 2021 Notable Social Studies Trade Book of the NCSS/CBC A New York Public Library Best Book of 2020 A Washington Post Best Book of 2020 A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of the Year A 2020 Jane Addams Children's Book Award Honoree

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