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  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Kadir Nelson won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor for Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. He received Caldecott Honors for Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he also garnered a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and won an NAACP Image Award. Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. Nelson's authorial debut, We Are the Ship, was a New York Times bestseller, a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book. He is also the author and illustrator of the acclaimed Baby Bear.

    Kadir Nelson won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor for Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. He received Caldecott Honors for Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he also garnered a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and won an NAACP Image Award. Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award. Nelson's authorial debut, We Are the Ship, was a New York Times bestseller, a Coretta Scott King Author Award winner, and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book. He is also the author and illustrator of the acclaimed Baby Bear.
    21st January 2013

    Nelson Mandela

    This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a receipient of the Coretta Scott King Hon... More

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    11th December 2013

    Nelson Mandela

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    1st January 2013

    Nelson Mandela

    One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away fr... More

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    1st March 2010

    Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

    "Nelson's pictures, a jaw-dropping union of African textiles collaged with oil paintings, brilliantly capture the villag... More

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