Jump at de Sun: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
A. P. Porter
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Carolrhoda Books
ISBN:
978-0876145463
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Zora's mother used to tell her to "jump at de sun." She wanted Zora to be proud of herself and to do great things. This biography tells of Zora's courageous struggle to write about the culture she valued. Zora was one of the first scholars to promote African-American culture as a self-contained heritage.

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