My N.C. from A-Z

By Michelle Lanier

My N.C. from A-Z

32 pp., 8.75 x 6.75, 34 illustrations

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-8652-6499-1
    Published: December 2019

Hardcover Available December 2019, but pre-order your copy today!

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Distributed for the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

Children and parents will love learning their very first ideas about North Carolina in My N.C. from A–Z. This colorful, sturdy board book celebrates pride of place, creates connections to North Carolina’s rich African American heritage, and teaches children about human equality and social justice. A perfect first baby or toddler book!

Published in association with The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission

About the Authors

Michelle Lanier the author, is Director of the Division of State Historic Sites and Properties within the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Ms. Lanier was formerly the founding Executive Director of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission. Michelle's favorite color is aqua blue.
For more information about Michelle Lanier, visit the Author Page.

Dare Coulter the illustrator, is an award-winning artist. Her specialties include public art, specifically monumental sculptures and large murals. She has also illustrated the children's books Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep and You Are My Sunshine that align with her mission of positive imagery of people of color. Dare's favorite color is ultramarine blue. See more of Dare's work at
For more information about Dare Coulter, visit the Author Page.