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

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Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
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English
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"...exhuberant...exquisitely designed...a launching point for more discoveries" -- SLJ* starred review "...belongs in any home library, to be revisited again and again " --NY Times "All children deserve to see themselves represented positively in stories... a worthwhile goal exquisitely executed." -- Kirkus * starred review "A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries." -- Publishers Weekly Meet 52 icons of colour from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement - from figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks, to cultural trailblazers and sporting heroes, including Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams. 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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Grouped Work ID 7b0544fa-6b25-f91d-f86a-4cd5dadd1f75
Full title young gifted and black meet 52 black heroes from past and present
Author wilson jamia
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-18 23:23:59PM
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auth_author2 Pippins, Andrea,
author Wilson, Jamia, 1980-
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display_description "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.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Biographies, Blacks -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Young, gifted and black : meet 52 black heroes from past and present
title_full Young, gifted and black : meet 52 black heroes from past and present / words by Jamia Wilson ; illustrated by Andrea Pippins
title_short Young, gifted and black :
title_sub meet 52 black heroes from past and present
topic_facet African Americans, Blacks