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The Candlewick Biographies series presents "portraits of people making history and shaping the future." Illustrated with beautiful full-color pictures, each book focuses on a turning point or defining moment in the life of an important individual in history, the sciences, or the world of art.
45 pages, indexed, softcover. Ages 8-12.
Number of Pages: 41
Vendor: Candlewick Press
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)
Series: Candlewick Biographies
A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave PoetKathryn LaskyCandlewick Press / Trade Paperback$4.49 Retail:
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What Color Is My World?: How African-American Inventors Have Changed the Way We LiveKareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond ObstfeldCandlewick Press / 2012 / Hardcover$11.99 Retail:
$17.99Save 33% ($6.00)
"This impressive picture book will delight young readers as it gives a sense of this remarkable woman and the times in which she lived." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
"Lasky's engaging account moves smoothly through events in Walker's life. . . . The illustrations . . . are attractive and rich in historical detail." BOOKLIST (starred review)
Nneka Bennett studied animation and illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated many books for children and currently lives in East Orange, New Jersey.
—School Library Journal (starred review)