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Young, Gifted and Black : Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present - Jamia Wilson

Young, Gifted and Black

Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

By: Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2018
ISBN: 9781786031587
Number Of Pages: 64
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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“...to be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” –The New York Times

“...diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly illustrated…beautifully crafted volume…” –Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review


“…exuberant…exquisitely designed…a launching point for more discoveries.” –School Library Journal, Starred Review

“A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries.” –Publishers Weekly
 
Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement—a collection of stories about changemakers to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers. Jamia Wilson has carefully curated this range of black icons and the book is stylishly brought together by Andrea Pippins’ colorful and celebratory illustrations. Written in the spirit of Nina Simone’s song “To Be Young, Gifted, and Black,” this vibrant book is a perfect introduction to both historic and present-day icons and heroes. Meet figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and athletes like Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams. All children deserve to see themselves represented positively in the books they read. Highlighting the talent and contributions of black leaders and changemakers from around the world, readers of all backgrounds will be empowered to discover what they too can achieve. Strong, courageous, talented and diverse, these extraordinary men and women's achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream… whatever it may be.

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"A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries." -Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly "Diverse collection of iconic figures...vibrantly illustrated...beautifully crafted volume..." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review - Kirkus Reviews "to be revisited again and again...The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist..." -The New York Times - The New York Times ..".exuberant...exquisitely designed...a launching point for more discoveries." -School Library Journal, Starred Review - School Library Journal

ISBN: 9781786031587
ISBN-10: 1786031582
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st February 2018
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 24.13  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.55

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