A love letter to the hustle, the bustle, the joy, and the grit of city life by debut author and Bronx native, Janelle Harper, and two-time Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner, Frank Morrison.
“My block looks like a collision of cultures a melting pot of cool a burst of life my favorite groove
. . .No matter what happens I’ve seen it for myself my block looks like the coolest place I’ve ever been.”
A lyrical and proud picture book that recognizes the beauty of the bodegas, subways, and playgrounds that characterize everyday life in the Bronx and pays homage to the ways that its residents have shaped pop culture through music, visual art, and dance. Perfect for fans ofI Am Every Good ThingandLast Stop on Market Street,My Block Looks Likeoffers kids a reaffirming message to celebrate and uplift their communities in an energetic text that begs to be read aloud.