Arlisha R. Norwood received her Ph.D. in history from Howard University. She has worked for several museums, historic sites, and cultural organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum for African American History and Culture. She’s committed to engaging a broader audience and transmitting her love of history through innovative and exciting methods.
Read Aloud Tips
Spread this book out through a period of time. Spend one day learning about one individual hero.
After reading about one of the 51 heroes, take the learning a step further and research more about them.
Use expression when reading. Change your tone to fit the character and scene.
Well written short stories about inspiring heroes of Black History. Perfect length for early readers but long enough to inspire. – Amazon Customer Review