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Author:     Yvette Manns


This big-hearted story of legacy, tradition and bravery—is an amazing way to introduce the child in your life to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Written by an HBCU graduate and educator, this story will be sure to expose children to the wonders of an HBCU through a realistic fiction experience, through the lens of the child. Aunt Tru had done it again. She managed to talk her nephew's parents into taking him on vacation for Spring Break again. Last year, they visited the beach. The year before that, they went camping. This year, they were going to -- a school?Q wondered why his aunt would take him to another school for his break, but she said it was a SPECIAL school... an HBCU. He didn't understand why his family was so passionate about Legacy University but he decided to make the best of the trip. Follow along on his journey as he learns about HBCUs, witnesses gentrification, and finds out what "The Spirit of Greatness" truly means -- all while finding his voice and fighting for what he believes in!

HBCU Proud

SKU: 9798567990650
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