Feed Your Mind--A Story of August Wilson

Feed Your Mind--A Story of August Wilson by Jen Bryant, illustrated by Cannaday Chapman is a biography of the great American playwright. Born in 1945, he grew up in Pittsburgh. His early love of reading is inspiring, which makes the racist, unfair treatment he receives in school frustrating. He ultimately quits, finding a haven in the library. As he reaches adulthood he starts to write, mostly poetry, but eventually the famous plays that carry the African American voices of Pittsburgh. His fame is now taken for granted but this inspiring book shows the long road he traveled to get there. (Non-Fiction)