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Features | Aesop's Heroes and Sheroes

Features

NewfullEach Package Contains:

One Audio CD and one booklet

  • Each booklet contains a read-along script, motivational story, biographical notes which give further information about the character, footnotes and bibliography for further reading, questions & answers as an activity, and a glossary which defines the context of the selected script words.
  • Notes for parents and/or teachers to read and discuss with their children or students a family or student-directed affair!
  • Fun learning
  • Easily retained!
  • Ideal for churches, homes & schools!
  • Each character tells how they overcame and conquered obstacles in their life from their own experience.
  • Each character encourages the listener to set goals and to fulfill their dreams.
  • New three stories in one book: the script, the life & times of the character, and the motivational story a revolutionary format.
  • The ideal way for the infusion of multicultural history
  • Children read along as they listen to the tapes.

Enjoy Multi-Success With The Multi-Cultural Heroes & Sheroes Series

I can say, honestly, that our students are thoroughly enjoying the series. The tapes are interesting and motivating. The fact that the script is provided in the booklet makes it easier for the students to listen to and at the same time, read along.

Sister Gerry O Laughlin, Principal at Holy Angels Catholic School in Indianapolis, IN

See example of book layout features…

Queen Nzinga

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Queen Nzinga

Listen to an excerpt from the CD: Nzinga-Sample Queen Nzinga—Developing Determination and Persistence— Nzinga, emissary, ambassador, abolitionist, emancipator and liberator, the Queen who called herself King! Nzinga, one of the greatest military strategists in world history. Kneel down before Nzinga, the Warrior-Queen of Angola, who describes herself as King. Listen, as she describes her life from her entrance into the political arena through the autumn of her years. Nzinga, the King who fought a forty-year War-of-Liberation against the Portuguese enslavers of the various African peoples of Angola. Nzinga, a woman who made persistence and resistance her creed. Hear her describe how she deceived her European foe into believing that she was dead only to re-emerge five years later to wreak havoc and to avenge the sons, daughters and children of Africa. Hear how she declared all of Angola, the land of the free. Nzinga, the woman whom the Portuguese called the “Black Terror” and the “Terrible Black Queen”.  Heed her, as she encourages you to never believe that you are defeated and to know that when you dream dreams or set goals, you have the ability to make them come...

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Charles Drew

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Charles Drew

Listen to an excerpt from the CD:  Drew-sample Charles Richard Drew A Navigator on the River of Life Dr. Charles Drew  1904 – 1950 Dr. Charles Richard Drew: scientist, Civil Rights activist, physician and humanitarian. Listen and read-along as Charles Drew describes his early problems with his studies. Listen as he tells you about his great exploits as a young athlete, only to hear later in life that “negro athletes were a dime a dozen.” Then listen to him as he goes through his metamorphosis from athlete to great scientist, surgeon and pioneer of the new techniques with blood plasma and the modern day blood bank. His scientific breakthroughs save millions of lives during World War...

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Imhotep

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Imhotep

Listen to an excerpt from the CD:  Imhotep-sample Imhotep Developing your Talents Imhotep, the world’s first physician and the god of medicine! Imhotep, the man whom the Greeks called Asclepius and whom the Romans called Aesculapius. Ride with Imhotep across the river of sleep into the land of eternal lie and enduring fame. Imhotep, the world’s first multi-genius. Deified by the Kemites (Egyptians), because of his wisdom and talents. Imhotep, initiator of the pyramid age and architect of the step pyramid of Saqqara. Imhotep, sage, mathematician, high priest, chief of the observers. Listen to the multitalented Imhotep as he encourages you to develop and to use your talents to master your education so that you will find yourself and who you are. Heed his challenge for you to become all that you can be!...

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Harriet Tubman

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Harriet Tubman

Listen to an excerpt from the CD:  Tubman-sample Harriet Tubman Stand and Deliver Harriet Tubman, Underground Railroad Conductor, the “Moses of her people.” Harriet Tubman, Civil War spy, scout, veteran of the Union Army, nurse, caretaker of the homeless, patron of education. Stand perfectly still and listen to Harriet Tubman as she explains her life as a slave and how she walked from slavery in Maryland to freedom in Pennsylvania. Wade with her against the current through stormy and troubled waters to the floodgates of liberty. Harriet Tubman, a woman bound by the promise of light to stand and deliver her dreams of freedom for all. Harriet Tubman, a woman whom John Brown called General Tubman, “one of the best and bravest persons on the continent.” Hear the story of how she made nineteen trips to the South to rescue more than three-hundred people from slavery. Listen and heed her as she tells you to hear the Voice inside you that you what is right, what is just, and what is good, so you can deliver your dreams and your visions and take charge of your...

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Martin Luther King Jr.

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Listen to an excerpt from the CD:  MLK-sample-b Martin Luther King, Jr. Personalism and the Sacredness of Human Personality Martin Luther King, Jr. –theologian, the son and grandson of black preachers! Martin Luther King, Jr. –activist, visionary, philosopher, prophet, a man who found something worth dying for. Listen as Martin Luther King, Jr. tells you to hear the Eternal Voice that reminds you of the sacredness of your personality. Listen as he reminds you of that Inner Voice that urges you to believe in yourself, the sanctity of your brother, your dreams, and your ideas.  Listen as he discusses the real worth of a person. Hear him as he describes the soul force that acquires freedom. Listen as he describes the birth of the new civil rights movement and the idea and power of non-violent direct social action. Listen as he reveals the guiding principle that unfolds personality and humanness. Follow him as he takes you to the mountaintop to see his vision of a beloved...

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Malcolm-X

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Malcolm-X

Listen to an excerpt from the CD:  Malcolm-X-sample Malcolm X Developing Self-Esteem, Self-Love and Self-Dignity Malcolm X – hustler, pimp, burglar, prisoner! Malcolm X – minister, anti-drug advocate, intellectual, social commentator, political activist, human rights advocate. Sit down and listen to Malcolm X as he tells you how to acquire self-esteem, self-love and self-dignity. Listen as he tells you how to gain confidence in yourself, so that you will become empowered and say I AM. Here him as he describes his life, his tenure with the Nation of Islam and his new self after his pilgrimage to Mecca where he”…fell upon his face…rose renewed, renamed, [and] became much more than there was time for him to be.” Listen as Malcom X tells you how to determine your own destiny, garner self-respect, and stand by your principles always saying I AM while maintaining your sense of self-dignity, self-esteem and...

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