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Author Baptiste, Tracey, author.
Title African icons : ten people who shaped history / Tracey Baptiste ; illustrated by Hillary D. Wilson.
Pub Info Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, an imprint of Algonquin Books of Chapeel Hill , 2021.
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Edition First edition.
Descript xiii, 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
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Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.3 5 5 513863
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: When Africa Fueled the World -- The Sahara Yawns: Menes: Creator of Dynasties -- Merneith: A Queen Erased -- The Dawn of Egypt: Imhotep: From Peasant to God -- Metal Bonds -- Nature as Character: Aesop: The Wisest Man in the Ancient World -- Across the Waves: Hannibal Barca: Unparalleled Military Strategist -- Terence: North African Playwright -- Amanirenas: Warrior, Diplomat, Queen -- Where Few Dared to Tread: Tin Hinan: Founding a City on the Dunes -- Across the Golden Sand: Mansa Musa: The Richest Man of All Time -- The Catalan Atlas --The Power of the Griot -- Libraries in the Sand -- The Winds Change: Queen Idia: Kingmaker -- Culture Lost -- Author's note -- Source notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Designer's Note.
Summary "Full-color portraits illustrate the stories of ten people-rulers, educators, inventors, scholars, and explorers-who helped shape the African continent and the world from ancient times through the tumultuous sixteenth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages 9-12. Algonquin Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Algonquin Young Readers.
Subject Kings and rulers -- Juvenile literature.
Africa -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Africa -- Kings and rulers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Africa -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Africa -- Kings and rulers.
Africa -- History.
Genre Biographies.
Add Author Wilson, Hillary D., illustrator.
ISBN 9781616209001 hardcover
1616209003 hardcover
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