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Young, gifted and black : meet 52 black heroes from past and present  Cover Image Book Book

Young, gifted and black : meet 52 black heroes from past and present

Wilson, Jamia 1980- (author.). Pippins, Andrea, (illustrator.).

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781786031587
  • ISBN: 1786031582
  • Physical Description: print
    64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Cover title.
Formatted Contents Note: Mary Seacole -- Matthew Henson -- Ava Duvernay -- Bessie Coleman -- Barack Obama -- Michelle Obama -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie -- Cathy Freeman -- George Washington Carver -- Malorie Blackman -- Harriet Tubman -- Mo Farah -- Jean-Michel Basquiat -- Jesse Owens -- Beyonce Knowles -- Solange Knowles -- Katherine Johnson -- Josephine Baker -- Kofi Annan -- Langston Hughes -- Toni Morrison -- Brian Lara -- Madam C.J. Walker -- Yannick Noah -- Maurice Ashley -- Alexandre Dumas -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Maya Angelou -- Nina Simone -- Simone Biles -- Stevie Wonder -- Esperanza Spalding -- Sidney Poitier -- Oprah Winfrey -- Pele -- Nelson Mandela -- Louis Armstrong -- Rosa Parks -- Naomi Campbell -- Samuel Coleridge-Taylor -- Muhammad Ali -- Shirley Chisholm -- Steve McQueen -- Zadie Smith -- Usain Bolt -- Wangari Maathai -- Mae Jemison -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- Nicola Adams -- Serena Williams -- Venus Williams -- Misty Copeland.
Summary, etc.: "Join us on a journey across borders, through time and even through space to meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in a celebration of achievement. Meet figureheads, leaders, and pioneers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and sporting heroes, including Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey, and Serena Williams. Discover how their childhood dreams and experiences influenced their adult achievements. This book will help the next generation to chase their own dream ... whatever it may be"--Publisher.
Subject: Blacks Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Biography Juvenile literature
Heroes Biography Juvenile literature
Heroes Biography Juvenile literature
Heroes
African Americans
Blacks
Genre: Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.

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