Black is a Rainbow Color

Written by Angela Joy and Illustrated by Akua Holmes

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.

Age Range 4 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
40
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9781626726314