Long before 1492, African sailors and travelers, many of them slaves or servants, helped to discover new worlds. Many black adventurers have passed unsung into history, and yet they played vital roles in innumerable explorations. Renowned author Jim Haskins describes the feats of those whose imagination and courage led them to new worlds, against all opposition.
|Publisher:||Walker & Company|
|Product dimensions:||1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Jim Haskins is the author of over one hundred books and has an unrivaled background in writing African-American nonfiction for young readers. Among his many awards is the "Coretta Scott King Medal", which he received in 1977 for The Story of Stevie Wonder. Since then, he has won six Honor citations. Mr. Haskins splits his time between Gainesville, Florida, and New York City.
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