I Have Heard of a Land

Written by Joyce Carol Thomas. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Published by HarperCollins/Joanna Cotler.


Based on family history and paired with dusty impressionistic art, this lyrical tribute to free black homesteaders in the Oklahoma Territory is full of hope.




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
1999 - Selection(s)