Filled with colorful stories and lessons on everyday life, this exciting one of a kind story-rich word search puzzle book is a fun, entertaining pastime for children and adults, and is a great way for them to learn about African American history. Meet young entrepreneurs who are getting paid for "Minding Their Business", discover how award-winning actress Taraji P. Henson overcame her fear of rejection in "Fear Factor", and learn why dressing for success is not just about the clothes you wear. Recommended for ages 10 to adult.
About the author
Kevin Ikim Dunn, the Founder and CEO of Puzzles For Us®, is a former Database Programmer and after-school youth counselor who launched the Puzzles For Us® series after recognizing the dire need for culturally relevant educational material and resources that reflected the lives of people of color in a positive way. A talented researcher, writer and organizer with an engaging communication style, Kevin Ikim Dunn -- known affectionately as "Mr. Puzzles" -- channels his life long passion of the Arts and for African American history into the driving force that is responsible for the growing popularity and success of his Puzzles For Us® cultural "edutainment" series. He has been featured on a number of radio and cable television shows, including the Steve Harvey Show on WBLS, and articles on him and his Puzzles For Us® series have appeared in the New York Daily News, Bronx Magazine, Harlem News, Our Time Press, and the New York Amsterdam News.
In 2013, Kevin was commissioned by the Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture to create a series of custom crossword and word search puzzles commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation that was published in their education journal and distributed to public school students throughout the New York City area.
Ages: 10 to Adult
Grades: 4 & up