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Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson illustrated two Caldecott Honor Books: MOSES and HENRY'S FREEDOM BOX. ELLINGTON WAS NOT A STREET by Ntozake Shange won the Coretta Scott King Award. Will Smith's JUST THE TWO OF US won an NAACP Image Award, and his new book, WE ARE THE SHIP continues to garner major awards. Nelson showed artistic talent at age 3 and began working in oils by age 16. Kadir Nelson lives in Los Angeles. For more information about him, please visit www.kadirnelson.com.

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  1. Ages 7 - 9 (2)
  2. Ages 10 - 13 (1)

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  1. Grades 1 - 2 (2)
  2. Grades 3 - 5 (2)

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  1. English (2)

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    Henry's Freedom Box

    by Ellen Levine, Illustrated By Kadir Nelson

    Ages 7 – 10 . Grades 2 – 5
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    Testing the Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson

    A True Story About Jackie Robinson

    by Sharon Robinson, Illustrated By Kadir Nelson

    Ages 7 – 9 . Grades 2 – 4

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