Holding her own : the exceptional life of Jackie Ormes /

"When Jackie Ormes sees an opportunity, she takes it. She's a journalist, cartoonist, fashionista, philanthropist, and activist -- and she wants to use her artistry to bring joy and hope to Black people everywhere. But in post-World War II America, Black people are still being denied their...

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Main Author: Todd, Traci N. (Author)
Other Authors: Wright, Shannon (Illustrator) (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2023.
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:"When Jackie Ormes sees an opportunity, she takes it. She's a journalist, cartoonist, fashionista, philanthropist, and activist -- and she wants to use her artistry to bring joy and hope to Black people everywhere. But in post-World War II America, Black people are still being denied their civil rights, and Jackie has a dilemma: How can her art remain true to her signature Jackie joy, while also staying honest about the inequalities Black people have been fighting against? Traci N. Todd and Shannon Wright have crafted a gorgeous and moving tribute to the indelible legacy of America's first Black woman cartoonist"--
Physical Description:1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Audience:Ages 7-10
Grades 2-3
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9781338305906
1338305905