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Age 9+
Grade K-12

Patricia C. McKissack

Never Forgotten

Hardcover (Schwartz & Wade Oct. 11, 2011) , Illustrated Edition
A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

This gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families. Set in West Africa, this a lyrical story-in-verse is about a young black boy who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, and his father who is left behind to mourn the loss of his son. Here's a beautiful, powerful, truly unforgettable story about family, memory, and freedom.

"Forceful and iconic," raves Publishers Weekly in a starred review.
Junior Library Guild Selection
0375843841 / 9780375843846
20.32 oz.
9.4 x 0.46 in.

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