Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present-Hullabaloo Book Co.
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present-Hullabaloo Book Co.
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present-Hullabaloo Book Co.
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present-Hullabaloo Book Co.
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present-Hullabaloo Book Co.
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Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

By: Jamia Wilson and Andrea Pippins
$29.00

Ages 4 and up

All children deserve to see themselves represented positively in the books they read.

Highlighting the talent and contributions of black leaders and changemakers from around the world, readers of all backgrounds will be empowered to discover what they too can achieve. Strong, courageous, talented, and diverse, these extraordinary men and women's achievements will inspire a new generation to chase their dream...whatever it may be. 


The 52 icons: Mary Seacole, Matthew Henson, Ava Duvernay, Bessie Coleman, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Cathy Freeman, George Washington Carver, Malorie Blackman, Harriet Tubman, Mo Farah, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jesse Owens, Beyonce Knowles, Solange Knowles, Katherine Johnson, Josephine Baker, Kofi Annan, Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Brian Lara, Madam C.J. Walker, Yannick Noah, Maurice Ashley, Alexandre Duma, Martin Luther King, Jr., Maya Angelou, Nina Simone, Simone Biles, Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Sidney Poitier, Oprah Winfrey, Pele, Nelson Mandela, Louis Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Naomi Campbell, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Muhammad Ali, Shirley Chisholm, Steve McQueen, Zadie Smith, Usain Bolt, Wangari Maathai, Mae Jemison, W.E.B. Du Bois, Nicola Adams, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, and Misty Copeland.

"...to be revisited again and again...The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist..." -The New York Times

"A luminous and diverse tribute to black movers and shakers across the centuries." -Publishers Weekly

Additional Information

This gift comes with:

- Personalized, letterpressed bookplate
- Lightweight cotton canvas, “Make a Ruckus About Reading!” String Bag
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