Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

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Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller. An important book for readers of all ages, this beautifully illustrated and engagingly written volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, filmmaker Oscar Devereaux Micheaux, lawman Bass Reeves, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, and musician Prince. The legends in Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History span centuries and continents, but each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.---from the publisher

96 pages 978-0316475143 Ages 6-10

Keywords: biography, narrative nonfiction, political biography, sports biography, literary biographies, diverse books, diversity, African American, African American author, aviators, artists, musicians, dancers, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old

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