The Undefeated (picture book) facts for kids
|Publisher||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|April 2, 2019|
|Awards||Caldecott Medal, Coretta Scott King Award, Newbery Honor|
The Undefeated is a 2019 poem by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Kadir Nelson. The poem's purpose is to inspire and encourage black communities, while also delivering a tribute to black Americans of all occupations in past years. The poem describes the toughness black Americans faced during times such as slavery, and segregation in America. Nelson's illustrations also provide a visual for the meaning of the poem. The book was well received and won the 2020 Caldecott Medal and a Newbery Honor. Kadir Nelson's artwork also earned it a Coretta Scott King Award.
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