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Ten People Who Shaped History

Tracey Baptiste, Karne Chilton (Read by), Karen Chilton (Read by)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/19/2021)
Compact Disc (10/19/2021)

November/December 2021 Kids Indie Next List

“Tracey Baptiste offers a fascinating look at influential Africans throughout history, shining a much-needed light on the impact that the people of Africa have had not only on their own history, but on that of the world.”
— Samantha Coons, Cupboard Maker Books, Enola, PA
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Meet the ten remarkable kings, queens, inventors, scholars, and visionaries who changed the world. Black history begins thousands of years ago with the many cultures and people of the African continent. Through portraits of ten heroic figures, author Tracey Baptiste takes readers on a journey across Africa to meet some of the great leaders and thinkers whose vision built a continent and shaped the world.

Algonquin Young Readers, 9781665110747

Publication Date: October 19, 2021