Illustrator

Ekua Holmes

Biography

Ekua Holmes is a native of Roxbury, MA, a graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and a recipient of the 2013 NAACP Image Award. Her picture books include the Caldecott Honor book Voice of Freedom and the Coretta Scott King Award winners Out of Wonder and Stuff of Stars. She is assistant director of MassArt’s Center for Art and Community Partnerships. ekuaholmes.com

Most Popular Ekua Holmes Books

Coretta Scott King Award Winners · activism · civil rights movement · Martin Luther King, Jr.
Voice of Freedom
Coretta Scott King Award Winners
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
The Stuff of Stars book
4.8
the Big Bang · Coretta Scott King Award Winners · stars · outer space · imagination
The Stuff of Stars
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? book
3.0
activism · history · female role models · African Americans
What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?

All Ekua Holmes Books

Collaborators

Angela Joy
Marjory Wentworth
Chris Colderley
Kwame Alexander
Carole Boston Weatherford
Marion Dane Bauer
Chris Barton

Book Dedications by Ekua Holmes

  • To all of my family, the most beautiful rainbox I know
    Black Is a Rainbow Color

Personal Info

Books Stats

5Illustrated

Most Recent Book

Black Is a Rainbow Color book
5.5
culture · colors · African Americans
Black Is a Rainbow Color

Highest Rated Book

Black Is a Rainbow Color book
5.5
culture · colors · African Americans
Black Is a Rainbow Color

Official Website

http://ekuaholmes.com