Judging a Book by its Cover…
I just love book sets. This is one caught my eye because it has the perfect set of writers and beautiful cover art by Jacob Lawrence. Oprah slam dunked this one.
This collection by Juniper Books showcases important works of the 19th and 20th century African American literary tradition. From Frederick Douglass’ Autobiographies to Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
It includes 7 books with multiple works in each volume. The books are: The Collected Essays by James Baldwin, Autobiographies by Frederick Douglass, Writings by W.E.B. Du Bois, The Collected Autobiographies by Maya Angelou, Novels and Stories by Zora Neale Hurston, Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison, and Later Works by Richard Wright.