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Author Wilson, Jamia, 1980- author.

Title Young, gifted and black : meet 52 black heroes from past and present / words by Jamia Wilson ; illustrated by Andrea Pippins.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, MN : Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  J 973.0496 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  J 920.009 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Fossil Ridge PL - Main Juvenile Non-Fiction - FRBB-2  J 920.009 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Juvenile Collection - GPLG-7  J 920.009    AVAILABLE
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MTBB-2  J HISTORY WIL    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  J 920.0099 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Robert R Jones PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - CVPG-7  JUV 920 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Juvenile Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  J 920.009 WIL    DUE 08-18-20
 Sycamore PL Children 1st Floor - SYLY-12  J 920 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Wilmington PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - WLBB-2  J 920.009 WIL    DUE 08-14-20

Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note Cover title.
Contents 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 "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.
This book brings together 52 iconic talents from countries around the world from the past and present and celebrates their inspirational achievements. Meet figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and sporting heroes, including Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams.
Subject Blacks -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heroes -- Biography.
Heroes. (OCoLC)fst00955558
African Americans. (OCoLC)fst00799558
Blacks. (OCoLC)fst00833880
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Pippins, Andrea, illustrator.
ISBN 9781786031587 (hardcover)
1786031582 (hardcover)

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