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Dr. Artika Tyner, Minnesota Fellow, Awarded the 2018 Purple Dragonfly Book Award

July 2, 2018, Fellows in the news

Dr. Artika Tyner, Minnesota Fellow, recently received a 1st place award for her first children's book: Justice Makes a Difference: The Story of Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire in the category of Charity/Making a Difference in the 2018 Purple DragonFly Book Award. 

In addition, Dr. Tyner released her new children's book: Amazing Africa: A to Z in order to promote global citizenship and leadership development. 

Amazing Africa: A to Z  is a fun and resourceful book that takes children and even adults on a visual journey throughout the continent of Africa. Readers will visit the pinnacle of Mount Kilimanjaro, learn a few new words in Swahili and Twi while exploring Africa’s rich natural resources.

The purpose of the book is to aid in learning about the most important and intriguing facts about Africa. With the turn of each page, the authors help to bridge the knowledge gap that exists about the continent. Each page is filled with key facts about the fastest growing population in the world.

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