Shirley Chisholm: Volume 5
J. P. Miller (Author) Markia Jenai (Illustrator)
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Learn about the fascinating accomplishments of Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman to be elected into United States Congress, in the book Shirley Chisholm--part of the Leaders Like Us African American childrens books series.
Dive into Chisholm's past and early life, what inspired her to work in government, and how she became an important African American leader in politics.
- This children's book includes reading/teaching tips, discussion questions, a timeline, and extension activity to develop reading comprehension skills.
- 24 pages with vibrant illustrations
- Lexile 640L
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August 11, 2020
7.6 X 10.1 X 0.3 inches | 0.55 pounds
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About the Author
Markia Jenai was raised in Detroit during rough times, and found adventure through art and storytelling. After studying at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, she has made it her goal to create worlds where people of color are front and center. When she's not drawing, she like to watch documentaries, listen to Dungeons & Dragons livestreams, and read historical articles, all of which fuels her work!
Gr 1-4-Readers are introduced to six African Americans who were pioneers in their fields. Brief overviews of their lives are provided, which include their experiences with discrimination and prejudice. For example, "Some people treated Bayard Rustin unfai