No Mirrors in My Nana's House

By Ysaye M. Barnwell; Synthia Saint James (Illustrator)
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152018252, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 1998

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Description

A little girl discovers the beauty in herself--and the beauty of the world around her--not by looking in the mirror, but by looking in her Nana's eyes. Glorious bright pictures by Synthia Saint James show us how to see the beauty, and the accompanying CD of Sweet Honey In The Rock singing the song lets us know how to hear it.Ysaye M. Barnwell--a member of the popular a capella quintet of African American women, Sweet Honey In The Rock--wrote the music as well as the lyrics for the song. This breathtaking hardcover picture book and CD will inspire children and adults alike.




About the Author

SYNTHIA ST. JAMES wrote and illustrated The Gifts of Kwanzaa and illustrated Neeny Coming, Neeny Going by Karen English, which won a Coretta Scott King Honor for Illustration. She lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

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