Annotations for Never Forgotten


Baker & Taylor
A versed tale by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Mirandy and Brother Wind and illustrated by the Caldecott Medal-winning team of Ashanti to Zulu follows the experiences of a young boy from West Africa who is kidnapped, sold into slavery and remembered generations later by his descendants.

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Random House, Inc.
A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

This gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families. Set in West Africa, this a lyrical story-in-verse is about a young black boy who is kidnapped and sold into slavery, and his father who is left behind to mourn the loss of his son. Here's a beautiful, powerful, truly unforgettable story about family, memory, and freedom.

"Forceful and iconic," raves Publishers Weekly in a starred review.

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