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Young, Gifted and Black

Suitable for 12 - 14 years

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Product description

A celebration in a book: bright, beautiful and uplifting. Your one-stop inspiration station. Black isn’t just beautiful. Black is seriously awesome. Black is powerful. Black is shaking up the world – and always has! Now this book lets you meet 52 icons of colour, past and present, who dared to chase their dreams and take on the world. There are pioneering 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 ever to reach the North Pole? If that’s a no, that’s exactly why you need this book!

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

Product Details

Catalogue number

8392 in Schools Catalogue Secondary UK 2018/19, 963 in UK Teen November 2018, 482 in UK Teen September 2018 and 6055 in Schools Catalogue - Primary UK 2018/19

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781786035523

Date published

July 5th, 2018

Condition

New

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