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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, 2018.

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Description 61 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
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Note Title from cover.
Summary Profiles fifty-two black heroes from the past and present, including author Toni Morrison, musician Stevie Wonder, astronaut Mae Jemison, athlete Usain Bolt, and United States President Barack Obama.
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.
Subject African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Blacks -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Blacks -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Pippins, Andrea, illustrator.
ISBN 9781786031587
1786031582
9781786030887

 
    
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