Yaa Asantewaa: The Fearless Queen (Story / History)
The story of Yaa Asantewaa is one of courage, bravery and survival of a kingdom and its people. As a warrior, she motivated her peope to defend themselves in the fight against British colonials. Today, many parents name their children in her honor.
About the Author
Rosemond Sarpong Owens is a diversity, equity & inclusion professional. She has a passion for history and storytelling and is inspired to share stories of heroes and heroines of African descent. Sarpong Owens is a wife and mother to three girls who love to read. She hopes that this book encourages children to be proud of themselves and their heritage.
- Publisher : Lion (July 20, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 36 pages
- ISBN-10 : 173716292X
- ISBN-13 : 978-1737162926
- Reading age : 6 – 9 years
- Item Weight : 11.2 ounces
- Dimensions : 8.5 x 0.25 x 8.5 inches
Professor and Robert H. Quenon Endowed Chair, University of Missouri, Rolla, MO, USAWhat a wonderful children’s book that delivers such an important message that they can rise above any obstacle and challenge to achieve their dreams
It? is a delightful guide full of important information for those of us who want to enjoy the history of Yaa Asantewaa and her gracious act to stand up as a woman and defend Ashanti territory.
Rosemond takes readers on the heroism and willing self-sacrifice of Nana Yaa Asantewaa. Contemporary African feminist movements have drawn inspiration from her outlook on the social aspect of life.? Read this book and learn from African Heroes of Freedom.-Nana Kwame Amponsah Kakabo I, Asanteman Association of Minnesota-AsantefouheneThis is a beautifully written accurate depiction of a brave woman. This is a woman whose story inspired me greatly as a young person. Every young person needs to know this story. Rosemond has done a great job sharing this inspiring story with children around the world.-Dr. Bertha Serwa Ayi, MD, FACP, FIDSA, MBA, Infectious disease Specialist