Production Credits

Sports Information Director: Breanna Jacobs / Camera: Kyle Barker / Editing: Little Onion Design / Contributing Coordinator: Asia Po

Let's Talk
About It
Pause and reflect with the children on the setting, characters, events and the cultural representations in the book.

Sing a Song

This is a story of how the Black National Anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing”, inspired five generations of a family. Its powerful lyrics provide hope and strength.

 

Text copyright © 2019 by Kelly Starling Lyons.
Illustrations copyright © 2019 by Keith Mallett.
Used by permission of Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
All rights reserved.

  • Written by Kelly Starling Lyons
  • Illustrated by Keith Mallett
  • Published by Penguin Random House LLC
  • Narrated by Jada Pierce
  • Running Time 00:06:25
  • Date of Filming October 2020
  • Written by Kelly Starling Lyons
  • Illustrated by Keith Mallett
  • Published by Penguin Random House LLC
  • Narrated by Jada Pierce
  • Running Time 00:06:25
  • Narrator Jada Pierce
  • Position Head Coach
  • Team Niagara Purple Eagles - Niagara University
  • Hometown Philadelphia, PA
  • Birthdate March 22, 1974
  • Height 5' 6"
  • Favorite Book The Bible
  • Favorite Basketball Player Dr. J
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