Excellence in the Arts

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Whether it's poetry, painting, fiction writing, or music, Black men and women have contributed so much to the artistic fabric of America. From David Drake to Beyonce, students will explore some of the infinite ways the art of Black Americans have shaped our understanding of art and culture. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.

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$32.07 $22.45
$14.21 $9.95
$32.07 $22.45
$49.21 $34.45
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 700.89/96073
Lexile 970L
ATOS Reading Level 6.2
Guided Reading Level Z
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534199330), Paperback (9781668900475), PDF (9781668901915), ePub (9781668903353), Hosted ebook (9781668906231), Kindle (9781668904794)
Copyright 2022
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7 x 9
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs

Author: Kelisa Wing

Kelisa Wing, Hedreich Nichols, and Leigh Ann Erickson are all authors, educators, and activists working to promote anti-racism and equality in our schools and beyond.

  • The History of Black Culture and Arts in America
  • Excellence in Literature
  • Excellence in Visual Arts
  • Excellence in Music
  • Making a Way Out of No Way!!!
  • Extend Your Learning
  • Glossary
  • Index
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs