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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water by Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
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Nov 16, 2021 | ISBN 9780593307359

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#1 New York Times Bestseller!
An Amazon Best of the Year 2021
A Time Magazine Best Children’s Books of 2021
A NPR Best Books of the Year 2021
A School Library Journal Best Books of 2021
A NYPL Best Books 2021
A Chicago Public Library Best Books 2021

A Barnes & Noble Best Picture Book of 2021
A Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of 2021
A News & Observer Best Books of 2021
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
A New York Public Library Best Book of 2021
A Barnes & Noble Book of the Year finalist
A 2022 Irma S. Black Award Contender
A 2022 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Winner
A 2022 NCTE/CLA Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts Award Winner
A 2022 SDUSMP Phillis Wheatley Book Award in the Children’s (Ages 0-17) Non-fiction Category
A 2022 AAMBC Literary Award Nominee

PRAISE FOR THE 1619 PROJECT: BORN ON THE WATER


“A gift to Black Americans and everyone else who reads it.” ―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Black history is not merely a story of slavery and suffering but one of perseverance and hope.” ―Publisher’s Weekly, starred review

“A stunning work, providing a glimpse into the history of the Black experience before and after the slave trade; the poetic language and breathtaking artwork will have a lasting effect on readers.” ―School Library Journal, starred review

“Written in lovely and loving verse, with dynamic, expressive, and expansive illustrations that convey the emotional journey of a resilient people, this book provides a moving, informative answer to an essential question.” ―Horn Book, starred review

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