How I Met Lewis Howard LatimerRegular price $9.99
If You Believe Our Youth Need More Positive Images That Look Like Them, Then Keep Reading...
Right now we are living in some very interesting times. The social and political climate is extremely volatile, and our children are constantly bombarded with negative imagery. From television, to social media; even the print ads are a constant reminder of who they are in this world and where they fit in. Whether we like it or not, the media and literature play such an important role in shaping the way our children understand race, ethnicity and social institutions. Often times, the lack of positive representation and the "fake news" about those that look like them, on the air waves or the daily headlines. Have a profound impact on how they view themselves. This gross misrepresentation has not been lost on the school system. As they too, have used the classroom as a breeding ground for misinformation. Hence, the reason we have taken it upon ourselves to do our best to educate and change the narrative. To create our own stories and reveal our true history.
This book is:
- A book most kids have a hard time putting down because it's inspiring, engaging but, most of all educational.
- A great learning resource for adults and children.
- A model of success our youth can feel a sense of pride about, relate to and hopefully recognize the endless possibilities they can achieve.
- A short and easy read but, its jammed packed with substance.
- An important discovery for children regarding certain inventions that changed the course of human history, that even some intelligent adults do not know about.
"How I Met..." is a series for young and early readers about African American inventors, civil rights leaders, black activists and the many major contributors, without much fanfare or glory who helped shape the modern world as we know it.
Each book highlights our unsung heroes through the interaction between different members of the "Robinson" family. The goal of the series? To put on full display the amazing things African American's have accomplished throughout history. By doing so, our children will make the connection, that anything is possible if you dream big enough.
In this book in particular, we acknowledge an African American inventor and pioneer who contributed so much to our society. Lewis Howard Latimer, a brilliant engineer, who has an interesting connection to the origin of the light bulb and telephone that many of us have know idea about. This is an important African American story and it was written, with the hope that it will motivate the next generation to find interest and excel in areas like science, technology, engineering and math.
So, if you want peace of mind knowing that, just a small investment could end up having a big impact. By ensuring kids focus on literacy and the truth about their history, click the Buy . Thank you so much for your support.