Young, Gifted and Black Too: 52 Black Heroes to Celebrate and Discover
by Jamia Wilson, Illustrated by Andrea Pippins
Publication Date: Apr 04, 2023
List Price: $24.99
Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
Target Age Group: Early Reader
Imprint: Wide Eyed Editions
Publisher: The Quarto Group
Parent Company: The Quarto Group
Five years on from 2018’s best-selling Young, Gifted and Black, meet 52 more icons of color in Young, Gifted and Black Too!
Featuring the stories of recent changemakers such as Amanda Gorman and Naomi Osaka, as well as historic talents such as Juan Latino and Yaa Asantewaa, Jamia Wilson has curated a new selection of inspiring black icons illustrated by Andrea Pippins’ colorful and celebratory artwork.
Covering 52 figures, the book is ideal for educators and homeschools studying Black excellence, structuring a program around one new figure a week. Biographies are ordered chronologically, and the range of figures showcases an even more global selection in line with the movement towards decolonizing our history and curricula.
Strong, courageous, talented ,and diverse, these extraordinary men and women’s achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream… whatever it may be.