" Selina Alko is amongst the most visually eloquent promoters of junior-sized urbanism ."
STARRED REVIEW Publisher's Weekly -- B is for BROOKLYN
I is for IMMIGRANTS
Selected for the Fall 2020 edition of the Best Books for Kids & Teens!
- The Canadian Children's Book Center
JONI: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell
"By including both the tangible and the intangible, Alko reinforces the idea that the U.S. is more than just a conglomeration of cultures; it’s a quilt of shared values."
* STAR -- Kirkus
"A beautifully illustrated book that uses the alphabet to weave together different cultural elements of society."
* STAR -- School Library Journal
“Colors burst across each page, with layers of collage-work emphasizing the richness of Mitchell’s influences and imagination."
* STAR -- Booklist