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The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth
by Sankofa and David A. Anderson, Illustrated by Kathleen Atkins Wilson

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List Price: $18.95
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Classification: Children’s
ISBN13: 9780962997853
Imprint: Sights Production
Publisher: Sights Production
Parent Company: Sights Production
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Book Description:
This National Award Winning Book is beautifully illustrated with sixteen full-page color paintings by the prominent African-American artist Kathleen Atkins Wilson. It depicts Dr. David Anderson’s colorful and historically rich retelling of an age-old African creation myth. the volume provides a rare and wonderful educational and cultural experience by preserving important mythology originating in the lands recognized as the cradle of civilization. Dr. Anderson furnishes a bridge to the past and a spiritual connection in which today’s youth especially minorities can take pride and find self esteem. Selected in 1996 by the Elementary School Library Collection Winner of the 1993 Multicultural Publishers Exchange Book Award of Excellence Winner of the 1992 African Studies Association Outstanding Book Award 1993 Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal Finalist

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