Because You Are

Because You Are

2022/2023

By Jael Richardson

HarperCollins Canada

Fiction

Hardcover

ThemesEmotions and Social AwarenessFamily and Friendship

Age / Grade 4-6 / Kindergarten 6-8 / Grades 1-3

Conceived of as a letter to her younger self, Because You Are captures Jael Richardson’s insightful lessons about growing up, being joyful and loving yourself as a young Black girl, with lively and tender illustrations by Nneka Myers.