From the Set Groundbreakers: Black Moviemakers
Ava DuVernay is a groundbreaking moviemaker, the first African American woman to win Best Director at the Sundance Film Festival. In her films, she examines the Black experience and fights for justice. This book explores her life and her fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781668919767), Paperback (9781668920787), PDF (9781668923443), ePub (9781668922118), Hosted ebook (9781668926109), Kindle (9781668924778)|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8.25 x 8.25|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
Author: Joyce Markovics
Joyce Markovics has worked in educational publishing for more than 20 years. She has written hundreds of award-winning nonfiction children’s books and recently started her own book development company, Bowerbird Books. Joyce is passionate about telling stories that captivate and inspire young readers.
Author: Alrick A. Brown
Alrick A. Brown is a storyteller and an Assistant Professor at NYU who uses filmmaking to touch the hearts and challenge the minds of his audiences. His creativity is shaped by his time living and working in West Africa, and his upbringing in New Jersey, and his travels around the world.
- This Is Ava
- Early Life
- Making Movies
- Ava's Impact
- Find Out More
- About the Authors
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|