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Kadir Nelson - Illustrator

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Other books by Kadir Nelson

Please, Baby, Please

Please, Baby, Please

Author: Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Board book Release Date: 12/11/2020

If You Plant a Seed

If You Plant a Seed

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Board book Release Date: 02/04/2020

The bestselling book about the power of one kind act from Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner Kadir Nelson is now an adorable board book. Timeless and delectable. -School Library Journal If you plant a carrot seed . . . a carrot will grow. If you plant a cabbage seed . . . cabbage will grow. But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness . . . or selfishness? With spare text and breathtaking oil paintings, If You Plant a Seed demonstrates not only the process of planting and growing for young children but also how a seed of kindness can bear sweet fruit. Kadir Nelson's acclaimed books include The Undefeated, winner of the Caldecott Medal as the most distinguished picture book of the year, Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.

Baby Bear

Baby Bear

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Board book Release Date: 14/11/2019

The acclaimed tale of a lost little bear searching for home from Caldecott Medal and Coretta Scott King Award winner Kadir Nelson is now a board book. Baby Bear is lost and afraid. All the other animals try to help: Trust yourself. Sing a song. Retrace your steps. As Baby Bear gains courage with every step, he realizes he was never far from home after all. With poetic text and stunning illustrations, Baby Bear is an impressive addition to the canon of timeless board book classics. Kadir Nelson's acclaimed books include The Undefeated, winner of the Caldecott Medal as the most distinguished picture book of the year, Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award. In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country. Mandela believed in equality for all people, no matter the color of their skin. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph and his lifelong quest to create a more just world. Resources in the back include an author's note and a bibliography listing additional sources for readers who want to find out more. Perfect for sharing at home or in the classroom. Kadir Nelson's acclaimed books include The Undefeated, winner of the Caldecott Medal as the most distinguished picture book of the year, Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom.

Blue Sky White Stars Bilingual Edition

Blue Sky White Stars Bilingual Edition

Author: Sarvinder Naberhaus Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2019

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/01/2013

In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations. It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa, and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country by believing in equality for all people, no matter the color of their skin. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph and his lifelong quest to create a more just world. An author's note at the back retells the story of Mandela's fight against apartheid in simple prose, and takes the story further, including Mandela's Nobel Peace Prize. A short bibliography lists additional sources for readers who want to find out more. This Coretta Scott King Honor Book supports the Common Core State Standards.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

Author: Kadir Nelson Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2013

One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and powerless. He decided then that he would work to protect them. When the government began to keep people apart based on the color of their skin, Mandela spoke out against the law and vowed to fight hard in order to make his country a place that belonged to all South Africans. Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant verse and glorious illustrations. It is the story of a young boy's determination to change South Africa and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country by believing in equality for people of all colors. Readers will be inspired by Mandela's triumph and his lifelong quest to create a more just world.

I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

Author: Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. King Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 09/10/2012

The Village That Vanished An African Story of the Yao People

The Village That Vanished An African Story of the Yao People

Author: Ann Grifalconi Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2010

Mama Miti Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Mama Miti Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

Author: Donna Jo Napoli Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2010

NAACP Image Award Nominee In a word, stunning. -Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Through artful prose and beautiful illustrations, Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson tell the true story of Wangari Muta Maathai, known as Mama Miti, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization that has empowered many people to mobilize and combat deforestation, soil erosion, and environmental degradation. Today, more than 30 million trees have been planted throughout Mama Miti's native Kenya, and in 2004 she became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Wangari Muta Maathai has changed Kenya tree by tree-and with each page turned, children will realize their own ability to positively impact the future.

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