Between the Covers: Just Us Books Tribute

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Slide presentation of tribute to Just Us Books Publishing Company and co-founders Wade and Cheryl Hudson presented on October 10, 2011 at the National Black Child Development Institute 41st Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Between the Covers: Just Us Books Tribute

  1. 1. Celebrating Just Us BooksPublishing Company Wade & Cheryl Hudson Between the Covers: Literature with a cultural flavor! National Black Child Development Institute Conference October 10, 2011 ~ Nashville, Tennessee Jonella A. Mongo, Ph.D., Ashelin Currie, Vivian Johnson, Ph.D. & Toni Walters, Ph.D.
  2. 2. C h e r y l a n d Wa d e H u d s o n s t a r t e d J u s t U s B o o k sin 1988, recognizing the need for Black-interestbooks for children outside of Black Historymonth and indeed changed the paradigm. Black Authors Black Children Reading Black Publishers
  3. 3. Wade & Cheryl Hudson The Authors
  4. 4. Wade Hudson The Author
  5. 5. Wade Hudson, The AuthorWa d e H u d s o n s s o u g h t t o c r e a t e p o s i t i v e i m a g e sin the Black community through childrens books.
  6. 6. Wade Hudson, The AuthorWa d e H u d s o n h a s w r i t t e n n e a r l y 2 0 b o o k s . I n2 0 0 3 , M r. H u d s o n w a s i n d u c t e d i n t o t h eInternational Literary Hall of Fame for Writers ofAfrican Descent.
  7. 7. Cheryl Hudson The Author
  8. 8. Cheryl Hudson, The AuthorIn 2003, Ms. Hudson was also inducted into theInternational Literary Hall of Fame for Writers ofAfrican Descent.
  9. 9. Cheryl Hudson, The AuthorCheryl Hudson is known for her excellentspeeches on diversity in literacy and has servedas an parenting expert for ClubMom.
  10. 10. Wade & Cheryl Hudson The Publishers
  11. 11. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersWade and Cheryl Hudson opened many doors forAfrican American authors, giving them a voice amongstc h i l d r e n o f c o l o r i n t h e c o m m u n i t y. J u s t U s B o o k soffered diverse reading opportunities for all AfricanAmerican children and others as well.•  MARIMBA BOOKS •  NON-FICTION &•  PICTURE BOOKS BIOGRAPHIES•  CONCEPT & BOARD •  YA FICTION & NON-FICTION BOOKS •  SANKOFA BOOKS•  CHAPTER BOOKS •  INSPIRATIONAL BOOKS
  12. 12. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersMarimba Books
  13. 13. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersPicture Books
  14. 14. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersConcept & Board Books
  15. 15. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersChapter Books
  16. 16. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersNon-fiction & Biographies
  17. 17. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersSankofa Books
  18. 18. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersInspirational Books
  19. 19. Wa d e & C h e r y l H u d s o n , T h ePublishersScholastic Collaboration
  20. 20. Join Us in CelebratingWade & Cheryl Hudson

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