Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison audiobook

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

By Vashti Harrison

Little, Brown Young Readers, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 9781549154775
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New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history. 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 artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, musician Prince, photographer Gordon Parks, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, and writer James Baldwin. The legends in this book span centuries and continents, but what they have in common is that each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.

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New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history.
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 artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, musician Prince, photographer Gordon Parks, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, and writer James Baldwin.
The legends in this book span centuries and continents, but what they have in common is that each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.

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Author Bio: Vashti Harrison

Author Bio: Vashti Harrison

Vashti Harrison earned a BA degree from the University of Virginia and an MFA in film and video from the California Institute for the Arts. Her experimental films and documentaries have shown around the world at film festivals. After a brief stint in television as a production coordinator, she is now a freelance graphic designer and a picture-book illustrator.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English