Young, Gifted and Black
Young, Gifted and Black
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Young, Gifted and Black

Written by Jamia Wilson & illustrated by Andrea Pippins
Published by Wide-Eyed Editions
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Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement - from figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King, 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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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    February 1, 2018
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    ATOS® Book Level
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