Recipes for Change: 12 Dishes Inspired by a Year in Black History

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9.75 X 11.28 X 0.39 inches | 1.03 pounds

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About the Author
Michael Platt is a teen baker, social entrepreneur, and food justice advocate. He has been baking since he was nine years old but has been interested in racial inequality since he first learned about the historic March on Washington at the age of six. Platt began to ask questions about people being mistreated because of the color of their skin, and so set up a baking business in Maryland, Michael's Desserts, with a one-for-one model. Platt appeared as one of the best kid bakers in the country in season 4 of Kids Baking Championship on the Food Network and has been covered by outlets such as the Capital Gazette, WUSA9 news, CBS, PGCTV news, TED Talks, Good Morning America, CNN, the Washington Post,, Guideposts, the Rachael Ray Show, and more.
Alleanna Harris is an illustrator and artist from New Jersey. She has been drawing for as long as she can remember, and after graduating from the University of Arts, began illustrating children's books. Harris uses her platform to tell stories--ranging from influential Black figures to important Black history milestones--as a way to inspire readers. In her work, she seeks to create images that are immersive, rich in color, and have a sense of warmth.
"Beautifully weaves together important Black history with delicious recipes."
-- "Kwame Onwuachi, James Beard Award winner and Top Chef contestant"
"This upbeat offering effectively combines African American culture, civil rights history, and simple recipes that celebrate Black cuisine. Equally attractive for home or school kitchens, this fresh take reinforces history lessons through the magic of food."-- "Booklist"