Power of the Pen: Black Women Writers
Black women writers have helped shape literature and our culture. Yet they are often overlooked. These amazing writers raise their voices and pens to tell their own powerful stories as well as to describe the experiences of Black Americans. Power of the Pen: Black Women Writers introduces readers to six of these trailblazing women. Each beautifully designed book includes informative sidebars, “Ask Yourself” prompts, a timeline, a writing activity, a glossary, an index, and places to go for more information.
• Chapter book format builds reading fluency in young readers
• Writer quotes on each spread aid close reading skills
• Encourages reader engagement with different writing genres