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Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston

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"Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston" is a captivating picture book that celebrates the life and legacy of Zora Neale Hurston, an influential writer who played a pivotal role in American literature. Published on January 12, 2021, this luminous narrative, crafted by a Newbery Honor-winning author, introduces elementary school readers to Zora's early years of insatiable curiosity and her profound love for stories. Inspired by her mother's advice to "jump at the sun," Zora transcended the confines of her humble beginnings to capture and elevate the tales of her community, shining a light on narratives that had long been ignored. Her journey from the porches of her childhood to the vibrant streets of Harlem underscores her tireless pursuit of education equity, racial justice, and gender equality. This book not only highlights her contributions to cultural literature but also inspires young readers to explore and voice the stories that shape their lives and identities. Engage with the extraordinary story of Zora Neale Hurston and discover how one woman's relentless spirit helped illuminate the richness of black folklore and the importance of chasing one's dreams.
Published by Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books on January 12, 2021
48 pages
ISBN: 9781534419131
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Education EquityGender Equality, and Racial Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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