Aim High, Little Giant, Aim High!

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Product Details

Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Haymarket Books
Publish Date
Pages
58
Dimensions
8.5 X 11.0 X 0.4 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9798888901533

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About the Author

Bobbito García is an NYC native who has put an indelible footprint on multiple urban movements. The critically acclaimed author of Where'd You Get Those? NYC's Sneaker Culture: 1960-1987 (Testify Books) is also a world-renowned DJ who co-hosts "Stretch and Bobbito Radio" on Apple Music Hits. As an award-winning filmmaker, García has directed Doin' It In The Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC (PBS), Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives (SHOWTIME), andNY Times "Critics' Pick" Rock Rubber 45s.

Estefanía Rivera Cortés is an artist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico who self-expresses through performance art, visual narration, painting, and printmaking, with a compassion for social causes. Cortés' empathetic illustrative works have been featured in the Museum of Contemporary Art of Puerto Rico, the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Education Center, and the Puerto Rico Review magazine.

Reviews

"A totally original, lush, vivid and vibrant educational kaleidoscope wherethrough a basketball lens we find community and the loving embrace of lifelong personal growth. This is what 21st Century learning looks like. Required reading for young minds of any age." --David Hollander, author of How Basketball Can Save the World

"The images leap, and the story teaches us how to nurture and respect the best parts of our inner child. What a beautiful and necessary tribute to this generation of mighty little leaders rising up in today's ever-changing times." --aja monet, poet and author of My Mother was a Freedom Fighter

"A unique reframing of basketball delivered through New York City's diversity, geometry and spirituality." --Max Resetar, editor of SLAM MAGAZINE

"Aim High! honors the history of social justice and includes illustrations that capture the beauty of Afro-Latin history, while creating a visually appealing and accessible narrative for kids and families from all walk sof life." --Marley Dias, founder of #1000blackgirlbooks and author of Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!

"A brilliant, beautiful and spiritual basketball revelation disguised as a children'sbook." --Scoop Jackson, author of The Game Is Not A Game