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The 20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books of All Time

The 20 Most Beautiful Children's Books of All Time

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Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson. | 26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black History

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40 Books That Will Make You Want To Visit France

40 Books That Will Make You Want To Visit France

The beautifully preserved Stela H at Copan, Honduras of Rabbit 18, the best known ruler of this Maya city state. Note the remainder of the orignal red colours.

Saint Maurice, ca. 1522–25 This panel, which formed the left wing of an altarpiece, represents Maurice, the Roman legion commander from Thebes who was martyred in the late third century for refusing orders to slaughter the Christians of Gaul. Painted by Lucas Cranach the Elder and his workshop about 1522–25, likely among many works commissioned for the church at Halle, which was rededicated as a collegiate church in 1523, by Cardinal Albrecht de Brandenburg, archbishop-elector of Mainz.

Nelson Mandela in the backyard of his home in Orlando West, Soweto, on his first day out of captivity after 27 years of imprisonment, Soweto, South Africa, 1990, by Peter Turnley

The Meroe Pyramids. The Meroe Pyramids are located in the North-East of Sudan near the banks of the Nile in the area commonly known as Nubia. There are close to two hundred pyramids in a relatively small area, the ancient burial site of the Merotic Kingdom (sometimes known as the Kingdom of Kush). The Pyramids are smaller than their Egyptian cousins but equally impressive due to their number

Women of Fauberg Treme, New Orleans and their dog. Faubourg Tremé is the oldest black neighborhood in America, and the origin of the southern civil rights movement and the birthplace of jazz.

Lois Mailou Jones (Nov 3,1905-June 9,1998): African American artist who influenced others during Harlem Renaissance & beyond, during her long teaching & artistic career. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vieilles_annonces/4987249733/

Great Wall of China - not that I really ever want to go back to China, but this is indeed a breathtaking sight to see!

Mario Van Peeples with his dad, Melvin Van Peeples. // Mario Cain Van Peebles was born in January 15, 1957 in Mexico City, Mexico, the son of writer, director and actor Melvin Van Peebles and German actress and photographer Maria Marx. He is an US #actor and #director