“Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya” by Donna Jo Napoli and illustrated by Kadir Nelson is our featured book of the week due to the works of art created by Mr. Nelson for the children’s book and its ethnic theme. Below you will find a summary of the books contents, sample images from the book and much, much more. Learn more about this amazing book!
Below you will find an interview featuring Kadir Nelson. Kadir Nelson is a well known and respected African American artist. In this clip he is being interviewed about the book he illustrated entitled “We Are The Ship”. Below you will find some links where you can learn more about Kadir Nelson, view his artwork, and also view the other books he has written and/or illustrated. Enjoy!