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Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present (udgave 2018)

af Jamia Wilson (Forfatter)

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"...to be revisited again and again...The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist..." -The New York Times "...diverse collection of iconic figures...vibrantly illustrated...beautifully crafted volume..." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review "...exuberant...exquisitely designed...a launching point for more discoveries." -School Library Journal, Starred Review "A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries." -Publishers Weekly Meet 52 icons of color 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' colorful 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., Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and athletes like Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey, and Serena Williams. All children deserve to see themselves represented positively in the books they read. Highlighting the talent and contributions of black leaders and changemakers from around the world, readers of all backgrounds will be empowered to discover what they too can achieve. Strong, courageous, talented, and diverse, these extraordinary men and women's achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream...whatever it may be.   The 52 icons: Mary Seacole, Matthew Henson, Ava Duvernay, Bessie Coleman, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cathy Freeman, George Washington Carver, Malorie Blackman, Harriet Tubman, Mo Farah, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jesse Owens, Beyonce Knowles, Solange Knowles, Katherine Johnson, Josephine Baker, Kofi Annan, Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Brian Lara, Madam C.J. Walker, Yannick Noah, Maurice Ashley, Alexandre Duma, Martin Luther King, Jr., Maya Angelou, Nina Simone, Simone Biles, Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Sidney Poitier, Oprah Winfrey, Pele, Nelson Mandela, Louis Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Naomi Campbell, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Muhammad Ali, Shirley Chisholm, Steve McQueen, Zadie Smith, Usain Bolt, Wangari Maathai, Mae Jemison, W.E.B. Du Bois, Nicola Adams, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, and Misty Copeland. If you like this book, check out Step Into Your Power and Big Ideas for Young Thinkers, by the same author-illustrator team. … (mere)
Medlem:LaurenWegs
Titel:Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present
Forfattere:Jamia Wilson (Forfatter)
Info:Wide Eyed Editions (2018), Edition: Illustrated, 64 pages
Samlinger:Dit bibliotek
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Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins is a colorful yet insightful biographies of influential African Americans from all over the world. The title of this picture book comes from Nina Simone song “young, gifted and black” whose biography is featured. This book gives amazing tributes to African American activists, politicians, artists, writers, scientists, and entertainers. There is even a beautiful page that pays homage to The Obamas. Themes that could be found in this book is inspiration, influential African Americans and black heroes. ( )
  matesewiggns | Apr 15, 2018 |
The subtitle of this book is “Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past and Present,” with author Jamia Wilson and illustrator Andrea Pippins introducing us (or reacquainting us) with 52 visionary leaders from black history. In the opening “Welcome” to the book, they write:

“Our lives matter. This book is a love letter to our ancestors and to the next generation of black changemakers, in the spirit of the song ‘To Be Young, Gifted and Black.”

They also point out that “the books we read and the media we consume deeply influence our understanding of who we are and what we can be - if you can’t see it you can’t be it. They also impact how we understand each other.”

They want to help kids imagine what is possible for them:

“We hope that you’re just as encouraged by the artists, activists, doers, makers, healers, and dreamers who bravely paved the way for us to have a brighter future.”

The range of personalities covered by this book is terrific, as are the write-ups and illustrations. Coverage is not restricted to Americans. You will get to know George Washington Carver from Missouri as well as Mo Farah, born in Somalia and now a British citizen (even knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2017!).

The short bios, in no particular order, often feature quotes from the person being profiled, and begin with the person’s childhood and what obstacles had to be overcome. Stevie Wonder, for instance, was blind. Even though he was a musical prodigy, his lack of vision created significant barriers. Nicola Adams, Britain’s most decorated boxer, passed her childhood being frequently sick with asthma and allergies. Misty Copeland, the first African-American ballerina to be appointed as a principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, moved often in her childhood and went to bed hungry many nights, sleeping on motel floors.

Many of those featured in the book might be unknown to younger readers. Maurice Ashley was the first African-American chess grandmaster. Musical prodigy Esperanza Spalding is a grammy award-winning jazz bassist and singer. Shirley Chishom was the first African-American congresswoman in the U.S. I love the quote they included by Chisholm: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”

Readers will also be happy to find out more about contemporary heroic individuals, such as Ava Duvernay, Serena and Venus Williams, and Simone Biles.

Andrea Pippins provides colorful and entertaining illustrations. On her website she writes that she “produces artwork with a mission to create what she wants to see and a vision to empower women and girls of color and people in underserved communities with visual tools to own and tell their own stories.”

Like the two books she authored herself, I Love My Hair, and Becoming Me, this book showcases the illustrator’s skill with making text, doodles, and character portraits joyful and engaging.

At the end of the book there is a very clever pictorial index, and even a small glossary, the choice of words for which I found quite impressive.

Evaluation: This book is excellent, and a great choice for children of every color. The theme is inspiration and empowerment rather than race per se. I love that there are 52 black heroes instead of the usual 28 for “Black History Month” and I love the diverse mix. The illustrations are the icing on the cake. ( )
  nbmars | Feb 17, 2018 |
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"...to be revisited again and again...The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist..." -The New York Times "...diverse collection of iconic figures...vibrantly illustrated...beautifully crafted volume..." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review "...exuberant...exquisitely designed...a launching point for more discoveries." -School Library Journal, Starred Review "A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries." -Publishers Weekly Meet 52 icons of color 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' colorful 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., Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers and athletes like Stevie Wonder, Oprah Winfrey, and Serena Williams. All children deserve to see themselves represented positively in the books they read. Highlighting the talent and contributions of black leaders and changemakers from around the world, readers of all backgrounds will be empowered to discover what they too can achieve. Strong, courageous, talented, and diverse, these extraordinary men and women's achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream...whatever it may be.   The 52 icons: Mary Seacole, Matthew Henson, Ava Duvernay, Bessie Coleman, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cathy Freeman, George Washington Carver, Malorie Blackman, Harriet Tubman, Mo Farah, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jesse Owens, Beyonce Knowles, Solange Knowles, Katherine Johnson, Josephine Baker, Kofi Annan, Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Brian Lara, Madam C.J. Walker, Yannick Noah, Maurice Ashley, Alexandre Duma, Martin Luther King, Jr., Maya Angelou, Nina Simone, Simone Biles, Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Sidney Poitier, Oprah Winfrey, Pele, Nelson Mandela, Louis Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Naomi Campbell, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Muhammad Ali, Shirley Chisholm, Steve McQueen, Zadie Smith, Usain Bolt, Wangari Maathai, Mae Jemison, W.E.B. Du Bois, Nicola Adams, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, and Misty Copeland. If you like this book, check out Step Into Your Power and Big Ideas for Young Thinkers, by the same author-illustrator team. 

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