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[If you are down loading this book please take out a little of your time to post up a review and also rate it for me. I much appreciate it.]This book is for children ages 7 and older- it is ideal for Literacy Hour and can support teaching aboutMore[If you are down loading this book please take out a little of your time to post up a review and also rate it for me. I much appreciate it.]This book is for children ages 7 and older- it is ideal for Literacy Hour and can support teaching about history, science, PHSE, geography, citizenship and English. This book is an added benefit to your childs education regardless of which country they may reside in.How To Use This BookThe book is a poetic recitement that highlights six outstanding people from different backgrounds and countries. It looks at their contribution to sports, science, politics, and law etc…Its main theme is one of encouraging children to think about multiple disciplines. After each biography there is a question section to test the students’ comprehension and retention and an extra question section to develop their research skills.This book is for children ages 7 and older- it is ideal for Literacy Hour, History, PHSE and can support Science, Geography, Citizenship and History.A Timeline of the people featured in this title is included also a Glossary and a Bibliography for further reading. It is the authors’ hope that parents and teachers will help the children on this journey of knowledge and discovery.Word SearchA word search has also been included in this title to help the students in a fun way to develop their concentration skills, research and investigative skills, recognition of words and information retention.TimelineThis is a timeline of the people featured in this book- it can be useful for history projects.GlossaryThis contains explanations of some of the words and phrases used in the biographies. This can be used in place of specialist dictionaries where necessary.Michael Williams is the author of several children’s titles, which include the best-selling Black Scientists & Inventors series. He develops educational packs / resources which are available in print and electronic media format. In between running one of his publishing companies, he can be seen giving presentations and workshops to both children and adults on the theme of black history.Ama Duah aka A.A.D. was born in London during the 1960’s to Ghanaian parents. She resides in London and has been a practising nurse and midwife for more than 17 years- she has 4 children. Since 2004, A.A.D. has been writing and sharing poetry with young people and adults alike, via assemblies, workshops and sessions. She likes the challenge of reading historical information and translating it for young people to read in an enjoyable and digestible fashion. Heavy! Is her forthcoming book with a difference of ‘Teen Life’ poetry from A.A.D. aka Ama Duah.Cindy Soso is both an accomplished artist and graphic designer, who has worked on many projects both for large blue chip companies and for private and grass roots community institutions. She is currently co-director of a graphic design house. She also regularly gives workshops and presentations on art and black history.