Contributor biographical information for Onward : a photobiography of African-American polar explorer Matthew Henson / by Dolores Johnson.


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Dolores Johnson lives in Los Angeles, CA. She is the author and/or illustrator of more than 17 books for children, many on African-American themes. They include Now Let Me Fly: The Story of a Slave Family and The Children's Book of Kwanzaa. This is her first book for National Geographic.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Henson, Matthew Alexander, -- 1866-1955 -- Juvenile literature.
African American explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
North Pole -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.