Marcus Teaches Us explains the philosophy of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, the internationally well-known, revered Black philosopher. It uses simple language for kids 6-9 years of age. There are so many activities and stunning information-filled full-color spreads!
A one-of-a-kind cultural biography for kids, Marcus Teaches Us brings to life the contributions not only of great African-American influencers but also Blacks from all over the world and People of Color right up to the present.
Eleanor Wint co-authors this children’s cultural biography with a 9 year old who loves to talk about Garvey and how we should use his teachings in our daily life. His name is Annu Yah Kadhi Stewart. He even has his own You Tube channel as “Star Seed Annu Talks”.
Marcus Garvey was born in Jamaica and his teachings influenced leaders like Malcolm X, Kwame Nkrumah and many more to embrace their blackness.
Every child should own a copy of Marcus Teaches Us as they will learn that “You too can impact Black history”.
Targeted Age Group:: 6-9
What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Kids grow in self-confidence when they hear stories about the past and their ancestors. They understand their culture and can defend what they do on a daily basis. Marcus Garvey shows them their strengths as a person of color and makes them feel proud of their heritage and themselves. Marcus Teaches Us makes kids feel they belong.
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Dr. Eleanor Wint is a retired Professor of Social work, Social activist, author of books for kids and parents and a proud grandmother. Her work has taken her across Canada, USA, Africa and the Caribbean. She loves to share her knowledge from working with families and communities, using books and blogs about how to build and grow self confidence in both children and parents/caregivers. It is not surprising that as a #1 new release author, her books are written to reach readers from all walks of life and cultures.
Her published books include “I Like Me: 5 Easy Ways for Parents to Help their Children feel Awesome about themselves”, the new children’s early learners series “Tweet Tweet & Friends” and “Rockstar Mom: 7 Ways to be the Greatest Mom ever”. Her most recent book is the 3rd edition of “Marcus Teaches Us” for kids. It follows the 2nd edition which received a recommendation from the US Review of Books and a Gold Seal.