Melvin and Mario Van Peebles

From the Set Groundbreakers: Black Moviemakers

Father and son Melvin and Mario Van Peebles are groundbreaking moviemakers. They created unique films about Black Americans that changed the course of cinematic history. This book explores their lives and their fascinating films. Includes table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, filmography, and sidebars.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Dewey 791.4302/330922 B
Lexile 740L
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level S
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781668919804), Paperback (9781668920824), PDF (9781668923481), ePub (9781668922156), Hosted ebook (9781668926147), Kindle (9781668924815)
Copyright 2023
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 Melvin and Mario
  • Early Life
  • Making Movies
  • Impact
  • Filmography
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Authors
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs