Sea grass basket . . .
Sweetgrass basket . . .
Beauty, Her Basket.
"I stick my nose inside the basket as far as it can go. I want to smell its secrets."
Sandra Belton and Cozbi A. Cabrera invite you to the Sea Islands, where a young girl, her cousin Victor, and their Nana are spending the summer together. Therewill be stories to share and pictures to see and secrets worth knowing. Secrets about these times and the old times and tomorrow, too.
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Cabrera displays rare sensitivity to color and light in this children’s debut, illustrating Belton’s account of a child’s visit to Sea Island relatives with scenes of dark-skinned, brightly dressed figures against impressionistic swirls of sand, sun, and images from the past.| Read Full Review of Beauty, Her Basket
Spending her summer with her Nana, a member of the Sea Islands' Gullah community, a girl learns how the tradition of weaving baskets from seagrass represents her ancestors' indomitable spirit in the face of slavery.| Read Full Review of Beauty, Her Basket