Portraits of African American Heroes

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Tonya Bolden (A) and Ansel Pitcairin (ILT)

List Price: $13.99 (Paperback - African American History / Heroes -2005)

Description: This is a stunningly beautiful book consisting of portraits-in pictures and words-of twenty outstanding African-Americans. The individuals range from historical to contemporary figures, such as the dancer Judith Jamison, and represent diverse fields of endeavor, from the law (Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall) to athletics, science, and more. For each individual, there is a three-page biography by the noted author Tonya Bolden and a striking black-and-white portrait that captures not only the subjects likeness but is a work of art in itself. A book to inspire, to teach, or to display, with its large trim size and striking design, it is as handsome as it is important. (64 pgs) Ages 9-12

Grade Level: 3 - 7
Lexile Measure: 1140L 
ISBN-13: 978-0439684040
Product Dimensions: 8.1 x 0.3 x 10.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces

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