This is the book I’ve been waiting to share with my little boys their whole lives, and mine.  Why, you ask?  This book truly transports brown children into a world that looks like them and examines life from their perspective.

theFinleysA World of Our Own: The Beginning by Omar & Kimberly Finley takes children on a uniquely Black voyage through the seven days of creation. It keeps the traditonal creation story in tact while adding brown faces and the collosal mind of God to the story.

In addition, the book was written and illustrated by a #goodfamily.  The Finley duo wrote and created the book with their own two children in mind. So, if you wanna buy within our community, this is the way to go.

If you have brown babies at home, this book is a must have.  To own A World of Our Own: The Beginning visit the Finley’s website at http://www.ourstorybookspublishing.com/.

In addition to loving the book, I was equally pleased that my 6-year-old could read it on his own.  Check him out!


Cynthia Mendoza

Hello. Welcome to BrownMamas.com a blog for Black moms looking to thrive while raising kids in this hectic world and the headquarters for Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a Pittsburgh support group for Black moms. Here I write about raising my three boys, living in and loving Pittsburgh, dating my husband, gardening and all kinds of other stuff. Thanks for visiting. Stay long & come often!

2 thoughts on “Book Review: A World of Our Own”

Mrs. Mendoza . April 27, 2015 at 10:12 pm

Thanks Linda! Yes, I love it and so do my children.

Linda . April 27, 2015 at 7:35 pm

This book is awesome!! Thanks for the info!

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