28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World

Charles R. Smith (Author) Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date
January 13, 2015
Pages
56
Dimensions
9.8 X 0.4 X 11.9 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781596438200

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About the Author

Charles Smith Jr. is a celebrated author, poet, and photographer. He has created more than twenty books, including award-winning book Twelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali and Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson. He currently lives in Poughkeepsie, New York, with his wife, Gillian, and three kids, Sabine, Adrian, and Sebastian. Shane W. Evans has illustrated numerous books for children, including Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson, Underground, winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, and We March, recipient of three starred reviews and named a Jane Addams Honor Book, all for Roaring Brook Press. He lives with his family in Kansas City, Missouri.

Reviews

"* Fuelded by childhood memories of hearing the same Black History Month stories about the same people and events told the same way over and over, Smith, sought to convey the importance and relevance of African American contributions and milestones in a fresh, engaging manner . . . An inspiring, fresh take on a perennial topic." --Booklist, STARRED REVIEW

"Succinct biographical info, included throughout, further cements the value and utility of the project, both in and out of the classroom." --Publishers Weekly