African Heroes

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Wiley, Jan 21, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
Meet the Greatest heroes of africa--from ancient to modern times

"The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid."
--Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine

Kofi Annan
Askia the Great
Behanzin Hossu Bowelle
Stephen Biko
Constance Cummings-John
Kenneth Kaunda
Jomo Kenyatta
Sir Seretse Khama
Patrice Lumumba
Albert John Luthuli
Nelson Mandela
Menelik II
Mansa Musa
Kwame Nkrumah
Julius Nyerere
Haile Selassie
Albertina Sisulu
Osei Tutu
Youssef I

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About the author (2005)

Jim Haskins, the general editor of the Black Stars series, is the author of more than one hundred books for young readers. His works include African American Entrepreneurs, which is part of the Black Stars series, and Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation; he also collaborated with Rosa Parks on her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My Story. He has received many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Award and the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for the body of his work.

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