Heart & Soul: The Story of America
and African Americans
|Pages:||108 pp||Book Type:||Hardcover||Reading Level:||Ages 9-12|
|Author:||Kadir Nelson||Illustrator:||Kadir Nelson||Price:||$12.46|
This book represents a tremendous achievement for the award winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson. It tells a story of hope, courage and inspiration. Told by the voice of a African American female elder who speaks in a calm, collected and patient tone that displays the quiet power that it took to survive. It also features the stunning artwork and portraits of famous African Americans such as Joe Louis, Frederick Douglass and many others in a manner that has earned Kadir Nelson respect and admiration worldwide. His images show the strength and integrity many of his subjects are known for.
The book takes the reader on a journey from slavery all the way up to the election of our 44th President and 1st African American President, Barack Obama. It Contains 108 pages of inspirational words and amazing artwork. Publisher’s Weekly’s review summed up best with the following words:
This inspiring book demonstrates that in gaining their freedom and equal rights, African Americans helped our country achieve its promise of liberty and justice—the true heart and soul of our nation.
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