HomeGroupsTalkMoreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

I Am Every Good Thing (2020)

by Derrick Barnes

Other authors: Gordon C. James (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
4061662,910 (4.58)2
Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.
None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 2 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 16 (next | show all)
PreS-Gr 3—Oil paintings bursting with energy and exuberance are the foundation for a layered manifesto of
affirmation and industry, celebrating an empowered Black child while also briefly addressing and rejecting the painful
sting of others' insults and dismissals.
  BackstoryBooks | Apr 2, 2024 |
Loved this positive book! Vibrant illustrations are a good match for the text and its rhythm. This picture book celebrates being an African American boy by letting him be just the awesome unique kid he is. ( )
  AnnesLibrary | Jan 28, 2024 |
Description: This book celebrates the power and potential within every child, affirming their worth and encouraging them to embrace their greatness.
Age Group: 4-8 years
  DanielSA | Jun 12, 2023 |
Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss. ( )
  fernandie | Sep 15, 2022 |
This book is a positive affirmation that shows children that they are valuable and worthy of love. While color is not mentioned in the book, the pages are full of stunning illustrations depicting mostly African American young men. This book is similar to Black Girl Rising, in that it allows BIPOC students to see a book with images of children who look like them with an empowering message. I absolutely love the similes and metaphors used in this book. This book has won several awards and honors.
  CH31 | Jul 28, 2022 |
Showing 1-5 of 16 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Derrick Barnesprimary authorall editionscalculated
James, Gordon C.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

Awards

Distinctions

Notable Lists

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Epigraph
Dedication
To Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, EJ Bradford, Jordan Edwards, Michael Brown, Jordan Davis, and Julian Mallory. - D.B.
To my son, Gabriel, and all little brothers like him. - G.C.J.
First words
I am a nonstop ball of energy.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS
Canonical LCC

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, character, and worth of a child.
Haiku summary

Current Discussions

None

Popular covers

Quick Links

Rating

Average: (4.58)
0.5
1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 1
3.5
4 9
4.5 3
5 23

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 206,948,801 books! | Top bar: Always visible