The Place for Me: Stories About the Windrush Gener ation (Hardback)Dame Floella Benjamin (author), K. N. Chimbiri (author), E. L. Norry (author), Judy Hepburn (author), Katy Massey (author), Salena Godden (author), Jermain Jackman (author), Quincy the Comedian (author), Kevin George (author), Kirsty Latoya (author)
Produced in partnership with Black Cultural Archives and boasting bold, vivid illustrations, this revelatory volume contains a dozen stories from the Windrush generation and is a glorious celebration of how immigrants to Britain have enriched British life and culture.
Explore the lives of the Windrush generation in this full-colour anthology. With a foreword from Baroness Floella Benjamin, DBE. This book presents 12 moving tales of sacrifice and bravery, inspired by first-hand accounts of the Windrush generation.
Home ain't jus' where you live. Home is your heart an' yer history.
Each inspiring story helps to bring the real experience of Black British people into focus. Produced in partnership with Black Cultural Archives to honour the Windrush generation. Includes ten photo-packed fact sections.
The contributors: K. N. Chimbiri, Kevin George, Salena Godden, Judy Hepburn, Ashley Hickson-Lovence, Kirsty Latoya, Katy Massey, E. L. Norry, Quincy the Comedian, Jermain Jackman. With cover art by Joelle Avelino. Black Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of Black people in Britain. 50p from every copy sold goes to BCA.
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 253 x 197 x 14 mm
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“Strong mix of fiction and non-fiction about the Windrush generation for readers aged 9+”
The Black Cultural Archives is the UK’s only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the history of African and Caribbean people in Britain. This moving, thoughtful illustrated... More
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