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Young Gifted and Black

Young Gifted and Black

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Explore the stories of 52 inspiring icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of remarkable achievement. Jamia Wilson curates the collection of Black figures, while illustrations by Andrea Pippins add a vibrant jazz to the book.

Written in the spirit of Nina Simone’s song, this book serves as an introduction to Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks; plus other leaders, pioneers, athletes, and cultural trailblazers. All children should feel represented in the books they read, and this collection encourages readers of all backgrounds to discover their potential.

Strong and diverse, these icons’ achievements will empower a new generation to pursue their passions. Includes Mary Seacole, Matthew Henson, Beyoncé Knowles, Barack Obama, and many more outstanding individuals. Also available: Step into Your Power and Big Ideas for Young Thinkers.

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