That Flag

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$18.99  $17.66
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10.3 X 10.26 X 0.25 inches | 1.03 pounds

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About the Author
Tameka Fryer Brown has gone from medical supplies sales rep to full-time mom to children's book author. Her picture book titles include Brown Baby Lullaby, All the Greatness in You, Not Done Yet: Shirley Chisholm's Fight for Change, Twelve Dinging Doorbells, and My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood. Her work also appears in the anthology We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices. She currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Nikkolas Smith is a Houston, Texas-born Artivist, picture book author, and Hollywood film illustrator. He is the illustrator of the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller The 1619 Project: Born on the Water written by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson. Nikkolas is also the illustrator of The Golden Girls of Rio, nominated for an NAACP Image Award, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever The Courage to Dream, I Am Ruby, My Hair Is Poofy and That's Okay, and World Cup Women. As a Black illustrator, Nikkolas is focused on creating captivating art that can spark important conversations around social justice in today's world and inspire meaningful change. He lives in Los Angeles, California. You can visit him at


A brave and deeply affecting story about friendship, perspective, anti-racism, and the importance of understanding history. This may be an essential book about a cultural flashpoint. -- School Library Journal (starred review)

This is a prime example of how a picture book can help younger readers understand difficult topics. A thoughtful and age-appropriate exploration of a somber subject. -- Kirkus Reviews

Tameka Fryer Brown pens an honest, contemporary, soul-shocking story, with deep and painful roots. That Flag will prayerfully lead to hundreds of thousands of mending moments and healing hearts. -- Derrick Barnes, Newbery Honoree and National Book Award Finalist

A necessary read for all young people in this country. -- Traci Sorell, Two-time Sibert Medal and Orbis Pictus Honoree

Told with tenderness and care, That Flag explores the power of asking questions, the power of understanding history, and ultimately the power of friendship. An essential book for every American home and classroom. -- Renée Watson, #1 NYT Bestselling Author, The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

[A] layered introduction to issues around white supremacy and racism that is still accessible to young readers. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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