Your Legacy Begins: First Words to Empower is an uplifting board book adapted from author Schele Williamsand illustratorTonya Engel’s award-winning picture book Your Legacy: A Bold Reclaiming of Our Enslaved History that celebrates African American children’s heritage and the legacy of their ancestors.
Take a deep breath, close your eyes, and receive your ancestors.
They are a part of YOU.
Now reimagined for a younger audience, this board book speaks directly to African American children, introducing empowering vocabulary while inspiring little ones to walk tall and do great things.
With a joyous feel and vibrant art, Your Legacy Begins: First Words to Empower reminds little ones that their ancestors passed down the best of themselves—gifts like determination, courage, dignity, and love. That is your legacy!