Our People by Angela Shelf Medearis

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Hard cover book about African-American history.8" x 10"

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Angela Shelf Medearis, "The Kitchen Diva," is a chef, cookbook author, a regular guest chef on "The Dr. Oz Show" and the "Today" show, and a celebrity-chef judge for cooking competitions. Medearis owns Diva Productions, Inc., and is executive producer of "The Kitchen Diva!" cooking show for PBS/Hulu.com. She presents inspirational and motivational speeches and workshops entitled "Feed the Body/Feed the Soul" at conferences around the United States based on her book "Ten Ingredients for a Joyous Life and a Peaceful Home". She humorously encourages her audience members to take care of their health from the inside out. "The Kitchen Diva!" column is distributed to 1,300 Hearst/King Features newspapers with one million readers in the United States and Canada. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her family. Michael Bryant is a graduate of Kean University and has illustrated many books for children. Michael currently resides in Northeastern Pennsylvania where he creates fine art including sculpture and mixed media.
Published January 1, 1994 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 1 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Children's Books, History, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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``Daddy says our people built the pyramids,'' confides the narrator, wishing--as she builds a precarious-looking structure of blocks--that she'd been there to ``help[ed] them with the plans.'' Similarly, she imagines exploring with Columbus, leading people to freedom like Sojourner Truth (as she ...

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Medearis ( Come This Far to Freedom: A History of African Americans ) writes in the voice of an African American girl whose father has told her a great deal about the accomplishments of earlier African Americans, beginning with the ancient Egyptians (``Daddy says our people built the pyramids'').

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