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Elijah's Easter Suit by Brentom Jackson
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Jan 23, 2024 | ISBN 9780593649954

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★ “A picture book honoring both the past and the present.”—Booklist, starred review

★ ”Jackson’s culturally rich text, which rhymes at key moments, and Boateng’s vibrant images—particularly of the textured patterned of clothing—make for a delightful and entertaining read. From character names to illustrations depicting each person with a unique physique and style, these creators’ attention to detail is notable. . . . A wonderful story of a tradition as unforgettable as the fabulous titular suit.”—Kirkus, starred review

“A sweet, unique take on Easter that also functions as an homage to the Black American experience.”—School Library Journal

“Listening closely is the key to creativity. Telling your story is the key to fashion. And Elijah’s Easter Suit is a book that unlocks these ideas in the mind of the reader.” —Dapper Dan, fashion innovator
“A culturally significant moment, Elijah’s Easter Suit shines a light on Black family, community, and creativity.” —Mechal Renee Roe, creator of the Happy Hair series
Elijah’s Easter Suit demonstrates the brilliance, resourcefulness, and creativity of a Black child, his supportive family, and his community at large. In young Elijah, I saw myself—as will all young Easter fashionistas!” —Don Tate, illustrator of Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
“This is a stunning and upbeat reminder of how the past can be made new. Elijah’s Easter Suit gets a roaring round of applause and a resounding HALLELUJAH! —Charnelle Pinkney Barlow, author-illustrator of Little Rosetta and the Talking Guitar
Elijah’s Easter Suit captures the legacy, pride, and love the Black community holds when it comes to looking good on Easter Sunday.” —Leah Henderson, author of Daddy Speaks Love
“This book is just like Elijah’s suit; it has the best of everything and deserves a ‘Hallelujah!’” —Valerie Bolling, author of Let’s Dance!
Elijah’s Easter Suit is a fun, fashionable tale that weaves the threads of the past with the fabric of today’s community.” —Kevin Johnson, author of Cape
Elijah’s Easter Suit is an exuberant ode to donning your Sunday best. It practically shimmers with Black boy joy!” —Anne Wynter, author of Everybody in the Red Brick Building

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