Home Schoolin': Because Learning Shouldn't Stop at 3 O'Clock!: A Second Collection of Mama's Boyz Comic Strips

Home Schoolin Because Learning Shouldn t Stop at O Clock A Second Collection of Mama s Boyz Comic Strips Mama s Boyz Home Schoolin is pages of comic strips and stories aimed at getting kids and young adults to focus on the positive sides of African American life The book follows a year in the life of

  • Title: Home Schoolin': Because Learning Shouldn't Stop at 3 O'Clock!: A Second Collection of Mama's Boyz Comic Strips
  • Author: Jerry Craft
  • ISBN: 9780979613203
  • Page: 344
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Mama s Boyz Home Schoolin is 112 pages of comic strips and stories aimed at getting kids and young adults to focus on the positive sides of African American life The book follows a year in the life of the Porter family, which is made up of Pauline a widow , her two teenaged sons, Tyrell and Yusuf, and Gran pa and Uncle Greg In January, Gran pa takes the boys downtown tMama s Boyz Home Schoolin is 112 pages of comic strips and stories aimed at getting kids and young adults to focus on the positive sides of African American life The book follows a year in the life of the Porter family, which is made up of Pauline a widow , her two teenaged sons, Tyrell and Yusuf, and Gran pa and Uncle Greg In January, Gran pa takes the boys downtown to eat at a lunch counter in celebration of Dr Martin Luther King s birthday For the first time, the teens are made to realize what life was like before the Civil Rights Movement as Gran pa makes Yusuf give up his seat to a white passenger Once at the restaurant, they are told how African Americans used to have to enter through the back door and were not even permitted to sit at the counter These are crucial parts of our past that many of today s youth know absolutely nothing about Other topics include an appreciation of Black History and Women s History Months, back to school Mom s favorite time of the year and Kwanzaa to name a few And when the boys have to take care of their flu sickened Mom during Mother s Day, they realize just how much she does for them on a day to day basis In addition, October commemorates National Book Month as real live NY Times best selling author Eric Jerome Dickey appears in the strip to do a book signing at the family s bookstore Mama s Boyz Home Schoolin also includes a look at how cartoonist Jerry Craft creates

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