What Colour Is My World Book Review by Samuel Elutilo

What Colour is My World by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld https://youtu.be/yiULnLsTwIg It is the story of Ella and Herbie, a brother/sister who’ve moved to a house that needs some work. There they meet Mr Mital the handyman. Mr Mital shares with them the things that African-Americans have done including science and medicine. I would […]

Cloud Busting Book Review by Yaapoa Seidu

⋆:*.Cloud Busting.*:⋆  by Malorie Blackman Presentation ☁️ My favourite book cover has to be number 3! I really love how the magazine cut-out letters are used – I think it is really effective and I like how the letters have a colour scheme that matches the background. To be honest, I actually think all of […]

Ace of spades Book Review by Wunpini Abubakari

A deep dive into  institutionalised racism https://youtu.be/OsHF1niRfx4  Welcome to Niveus Private Academy   Where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now.  Because anonymous texter, the Aces is bringing two students’ dark secrets to light. Talented musician Devon buries himself in rehearsals, but he can’t escape the spotlight  when his private […]

Noughts and Crosses Book Review by Wunbeni Abubakari

Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman https://youtu.be/IVNbFEdZ0MY Overview: Noughts and Crosses is a fiction novel that tackles issues of racism and prejudice from 2 points of view, using a split narrative to capture both sides. Setting: The book is set in an alternate version of London called Albion after Africa(Aprica)colonised the area.It is also set […]

Look Up Book Review by Nasara Sanda

Look Up! by Nathan Bryon What is the book about? “Look Up!” is about a lovable space-obsessed girl called Rocket who wants to be an astronaut. She spends most of her time looking up into the sky using a telescope. Rocket is also so  excited because of the impending amazing PHOENIX METEOR SHOWER!!. Rocket wants […]

Ghost Boys Book Review by Seyram Ameadah

Ghost boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes The book I have chosen to read as part of APG’s Black history Month reading challenge is, Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes. This book is about the anguish that his family and community faced after 12-year-old Jerome was brutally shot by a police officer. As a ghost, Jerome […]

Arhuan the Giant Book Review by Osayuwame Idehen

Arhuan the Giant by Marietta Iyinbor and Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu My book review is based on a book called Arhuan the Giant, which is a cultural Benin story. It is a deep-rooted rivalry between two brothers that runs like the streams in a river or the roots of a muddy brown bark tree, that began ever […]

Africa, Amazing Africa Country by Country Review by Okhare Ifidon

Africa, Amazing Africa Country by Country by Atinuke Introduction: I chose this book because I’ve always wanted to learn about Africa, and this book provided a way of learning in a colourful and fun way. Africa is the most diverse and gigantic continent. It is as big as Europe, India, Japan, Mexico, USA altogether. It […]

You Are A Champion Book Review by Shemaiah Hove

You Are A Champion by Marcus Rashford About the Book: In the book Marcus Rashford talks on how we can be the best version of ourselves. He uses his life as an example. He starts the book by telling us about his early life and his family. He also talks about the footballers he looked […]

Piecing Me Together Book Review by Chisom Onyejiechi

Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson What is Piecing about? Piecing is about a young black girl called Jade attending St. Francis School who is trying to piece her life back together after her parents’ divorce. She lives with her mother. Her mother tells her she is going to a new school out of her country, also […]

Black and British Review Book Review by Yemdana Yakubu

Black and British by David Olusoga https://youtu.be/xmHq6ODL9BA Black and British Book Review Black and British is a non fiction historical book that details prominent black figures throughout history. It goes back to Ancient Roman times and shows the progression up until the 21st century. In school, author David Olusoga wasn’t taught about black history so […]

Hair Love Review Book Review by Christabel Melomey

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry The book begins with a girl called Zuri who tells us that her hair does a lot of random things. It kinks, coils and curls. She likes her hair because it makes her what she is. The main part of the book is where Zuri wakes up early for […]

Noughts & Crosses Book Review by Charles-Wesley Melomey

Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman     https://youtu.be/VfFSoD8xjLo   About the Book Noughts & Crosses is a dystopian tale based on a divide in a city, focusing on two characters separated by their skin colour. This book was inspired by the murder of Stephen Lawrence. The powerless, white, people are described as the noughts […]