Coretta Scott King Award winner, My People by Langston Hughes and illustrated by Charles R. Smith Jr. is a beautiful and poetic story about being African American using poems from Langston Hughes and gorgeous sepia photographs. This story is incredible and really helps you appreciate how special and beautiful people are. This story includes photographs of African American with a message that applies to everyone. This happy story positively illustrates diversity and is exemplified by Langston Hughes captivating poems. This story is recommended to all ages and people but specifically children 5 and older.