I’m African and Proud
by Jwajiku Korantema
Publication Date: Dec 01, 2005
List Price: $19.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 24
Imprint: To Be Determined
Publisher: To Be Determined
Parent Company: To Be Determined
I’m African and Proud! is a beautifully illustrated children’s book written to educate African-American children about their rich heritage. Written by a teacher for her students, this book can be used in the classroom or given as a gift to motivate young children. Jwajiku Korant?ma, or Lacey Haywood, as she is also known, is a former kindergarten teacher who seeks to inspire children with the knowledge of their ancestral heritage. Jwajiku is a mother, poet, dancer, and world traveler who has shared her inspiring message in Egypt, Kenya, Senegal, South Africa, Ghana, and throughout the US. She hopes her words will help young children strive for a higher level of achievement and encourage them to pursue their dreams.
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