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Young, Gifted and Black

Suitable for 12 - 15 years

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Product description

Totally uplifting. Let’s celebrate black awesomeness! Black isn’t just beautiful. Black is powerful. Black is smart. Black is shaking up the world – and always has! Now this book lets you meet 52 icons of colour who dared to chase their dreams and take on the world. There are leaders and activists like Nelson Mandela and Rosa Parks. There are cultural and sporting heroes. (Think Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams.) And there are scientists and pioneers like aviator Bessie Coleman and Arctic explorer Matthew Henson. Like, did you know that a black man was probably the first person to reach the North Pole? If that’s a no, that’s exactly why you need this book!

  • A joyous tribute to black achievement past and present
  • 52 icons of colour in short profiles and glorious colour art
  • Written by Ted Prize winner/social activist Jamia Wilson
  • Inspires readers of all backgrounds to chase their dreams

Product Details

Catalogue number

343 in EU Primary January 2019, 8392 in EU Secondary Rewards Catalogue 2018/19, 6055 in EU Primary Rewards Catalogue 2018/19 and 6055 in EU Export Catalogue 2019

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781786035523

Date published

July 5th, 2018

Other details
  • 64 pages
Condition

New

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