The history of me
(VOX Books)

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Warsaw Public Library - Read-Along
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1 VOX book (1 volume (unpaged))


General Note
"A Neal Porter book."
General Note
Book originally published: New York : Holiday House, 2022.
General Note
The permanently attached VOX Reader transforms an ordinary print book into an all-in-one read-along. There's no need for computers, tablets or CDs. Children simply push a button to listen and read--Publisher's website.
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VOX Audio playback device includes headphone jack, external speaker, play/pause button, volume controls, page-turning controls, rechargeable battery, low battery indicator, and removable AC adapter.
Read by Imani Parks.
An uplifting message of hope for the future and pride in your history, inspired by a mother's experience of being the only Black child in her classroom. Who do you see when you look in the mirror? Emphasizing the strength, creativity, and courage passed down through generations, A History of Me offers a joyful new perspective on how we look at history and an uplifting message for the future. Being the only brown girl in a classroom full of white students can be hard. When the teacher talks about slavery and civil rights, she can feel all the other students' eyes on her. In those moments she wants to seep into the ground, wondering, is that all you see when you look at me? Having gone through the same experiences, the girl's mother offers a different, empowering point of view: she is a reflection of the powerful women that have come before her, of the intelligence, resilience, and resourcefulness that have been passed down through the generations. Her history is a source of pride, a reason to sit up straight and recognize everything beautiful and powerful in herself. What really matters is what we see when we look in the mirror, and what we want to become. Inspired by the authors' experiences in school and as a parent, Adrea Theodore's debut picture book is a powerful testament to the past as well as a benediction for the future. Erin Robinson's digital illustrations feature a wealth of texture and a bold, saturated palette, bringing this warm message of empowerment to life.
Target Audience
Ages 4 to 8,Holiday House.
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Grades K-1,Holiday House.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Theodore, A., Robinson, E., Theodore, A., & Parks, I. (2022). The history of me (Audio-enabled book.). [Library Ideas, LLC].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Adrea, Theodore et al.. 2022. The History of Me. [Library Ideas, LLC].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Adrea, Theodore et al.. The History of Me [Library Ideas, LLC], 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Theodore, Adrea,, Erin Robinson, Adrea Theodore, and Imani Parks. The History of Me Audio-enabled book., [Library Ideas, LLC], 2022.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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