Kadir Nelson
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Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson is a two-time Caldecott Honor Award recipient. He has received an NAACP Image Award, a CASEY Award, the 2009 and 2014 Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the 2009 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award. Among Mr. Nelson's other awards are gold and silver medals from the Society of Illustrators. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and The New Yorker. He lives in Los Angeles, CA. Learn more about Kadir Nelson at www.kadirnelson.com.

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    • Heart and Soul

    • By: Kadir Nelson
    • Narrated by: Debbie Allen
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • inspiring historical narrative

    • By Great Kid Books on 12-12-11

    Regular price: $14.82

    • We Are the Ship

    • The Story of Negro League Baseball
    • By: Kadir Nelson
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent look

    • By JMKIII58 on 03-25-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Nelson Mandela

    • By: Kadir Nelson
    • Narrated by: Forest Whitaker
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    This is the story of a young boy who grew up to become president of South Africa. His lifelong quest was to establish equality for people of all colors....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WONDERFUL

    • By Lillieth on 08-08-18

    Regular price: $9.07

    • He's Got the Whole World in his Hands

    • By: Kadir Nelson
    • Narrated by: Crystal Taliefero
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Inspired by the song’s simple message, Kadir sought to capture the joy of living in and engaging with the world....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • singing a book?

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $9.07

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