Book I'm Young, Gifted, and Black : with a mirror! / Jamia Wilson ; illustrated by Andrea Pippins.
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: Wide Eyed Editions
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 0711261407 9780711261402 :
Introduce your baby or toddler to Black history, culture, and achievement with this new board-book edition ofYoung, Gifted and Black, designed especially for the youngest generation. Includes a mirror at the back so young dreamers can see themselves next to their heroes. Meet 20 icons of colour from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement - a collection of stories about changemakers to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers. Jamia Wilson has carefully curated this range of black icons and the book is stylishly brought together by Andrea Pippins' colourful and celebratory illustrations. Written in the spirit of Nina Simone's song "To Be Young, Gifted, and Black," this vibrant book is a perfect introduction to both historic and present-day icons and heroes. Meet figureheads, leaders and pioneers such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and athletes like Zadie Smith and Serena Williams. All
20 pages ; 17 cm