African Heroes (Black Stars) (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Jim Haskins (New York, NY) has written more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. He is a Professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and winner of numerous awards, including The Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for the body of his work and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781119102588
ISBN-10: 1119102588
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: January 14th, 2005
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Black Stars