Dial Books Dear Yesteryear
Dial Books Dear Yesteryear

Dear Yesteryear

By Kimberly Annece Henderson

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Publication Date: March 7, 2023

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Ages 3 to 7, Grades P to 2

From historical curator and researcher Kimberly Annece Henderson comes this moving letter connecting Black history with the present, with archival photographs and beautiful handlettering by Ciara LeRoy

In 2020, Kimberly Annece Henderson started emaline and 'nem, an Instagram-based archival image repository that features portraiture of everyday African Americans from the late 1800s and early 1900s. 

 

Dear Yesteryear is a beautiful and lyrical continuation of that project that addresses the past, honoring the ancestors who made the present possible and celebrating the ordinary goings on of Black Americans.

About the Author

Kimberly Annece Henderson is a historical researcher and curator based in New York City. She holds a Master’s in Library and Information Sciences from Syracuse University. Her work centers genealogy and Black American lineages through photography, historical preservation, and archives. She currently facilitates digital projects for the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. And most recently, she curated archival photographs of Black Americans for the New York Times 1619 Project Book.

Author Residence: New York City, NY

Ciara LeRoy is a Cincinnati-based independent artist specializing in hand lettering, illustration, murals, and embroidery. She started Pretty Strange Design with a mission to make beautifully offbeat creations that inject imagination into everyday life. 

Illustrator Residence:Cincinnati, OH

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 40 pages

Publisher: Dial Books

Publication Date: March 7, 2023

ISBN: 9780593529249

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