The Fierce 44
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- Meet forty-four of America's most impressive heroes
- Comprehensive biography of African American leaders and figures
- Includes a poster with graphic art of each figure
Meet forty-four of America's most impressive heroes in this collective biography of African American figures, authored by the team at ESPN's TheUndefeated.com. From visionaries to entrepreneurs, athletes to activists, the Fierce 44 are beacons of brilliance, perseverance, and excellence. Each short biography is accompanied by a compelling portrait by Robert Ball, whose bright, graphic art pops off the page.
Bringing household names like Serena Williams and Harriet Tubman together with lesser-known but highly deserving figures such as Robert Abbott and Dr. Charles Drew, this collection is a celebration of all that African Americans have achieved, despite everything they have had to overcome.
Includes an introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and a special edition, custom poster featuring art by Robert Ball. This book is perfect for readers, ages 10 -12, who are looking for inspiration, hope, and courage.