I Am Fearfully & Wonderfully Made by Licia Johnson
A Black History Month Publication | 2.28.2023
I Am Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, a children's book by Licia Johnson, focuses on the relationship of two sisters and touches on issues related to womanhood and coming of age. The three primary characters in this story are Makayla, Mona, and their mother. The author provides personal details to build Makayla's character early on. The relationship between the sisters is a driving force throughout the work, transitioning from strained to strong. Although the sisters initially do not get along, both of them experience trying times that ultimately serve to bring them closer together. The most important part of this story is that Makayla finally realizes that she is Fearfully and Wonderfully Made!