And Not Afraid to Dare

And Not Afraid to Dare

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by Tonya Bolden
     
 

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Here are the stories of ten African-American women who did not allow racism or sexism to stand between them and their aspirations.

The African-American women in this book were not afraid to strive to be free, to be heard, to be given a chance at success. It was this gutsiness, this refusal to give up that led them to fulfill their dreams.

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Here are the stories of ten African-American women who did not allow racism or sexism to stand between them and their aspirations.

The African-American women in this book were not afraid to strive to be free, to be heard, to be given a chance at success. It was this gutsiness, this refusal to give up that led them to fulfill their dreams.

Read the inspiring stories of writer Toni Morrison, former opera singer Leontyne Price, former astronaut Mae C. Jemison, Olympic gold-medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee, pioneer Mary Fields, escaped slave Ellen Craft , teacher Charlotte Forten Grimke, journalist Ida B. Wells, and educator Mary McLeod Behune.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439471398
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/04/2002
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 7.48(h) x 2.06(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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And Not Afraid to Dare 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
EnlightenedLC More than 1 year ago
This book while copy written in 1998 is still relevant and a necessary tool for people to read. The history it provides about the lives of these courageous women is needed today to encourage us to never give up. This is a must read by all ages and all races.