Angela Bowden

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ISBN: 9781774711415

Black Girl, Black Girl

  Author:   Angela Bowden    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited

A vibrantly illustrated picture book celebrating of Black girl power from celebrated spoken-word poet Angela Bowden.

Girly or braided with cowrie shells
Cornrows of history her magic tells
Of dreadlocks Bantu knots and stunning afros
Bonnets and wraps with a beautiful bow
Black Girl, Black Girl

A powerful message of self-love for melanated girls of all shades, hair textures, sizes, expressions, ages, and passions, this musical work of spoken-word poetry explores all the lives a Black girl can dream of – from athletics to STEAM-related careers, journalism and law, art and medicine, and more. Through vibrant, colourful artwork, young readers will recognize illustrations of famous Black women from across North America, like Simone Biles, Drs. Angela Davis, Mayann Francis, and Carrie Best, alongside local heroes from Nova Scotia’s historic Black communities.

Encouraging imagination, confidence, and being your whole authentic self, this bold and beautiful read-aloud will inspire Black girls everywhere to claim their space in the world, and lift each other up in the process.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781774711415
Item NB1609
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
Published on 2025
Language eng
Pages 36
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 10(in)
Shipping weight(g)
TEDx speaker, writer, and activist, Angela Bowden is a descendent of the stolen Africans sold through the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Angela's roots were preserved through the Black Loyalists arriving in Birchtown, migrating to Guysborough County, and later moving to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, where she was born and raised.