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Traveling from colonial times to the 21st-century election of President Barak Obama, an older African American woman narrates the turbulent history of African Americans in the United States. Including outrages and injustice alongside triumphs and heroes, author Kadir Nelson provides a wonderful introduction to a complex topic. Inspired by stories from his family, Nelson's stunning, evocative artwork accompanies the text. Winner of the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author award.
A Caldecott Honor winner presents the compelling and inspiring story of our country through the lens of the African-American experience. 100,000 first printing.
Number of Pages: 112
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / United States / General, People + Places / United States / African-American
Publisher: Balzer & Bray
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Kadir Nelson
Street Date: December 23, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-2035
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