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"""Akim Aliu: Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey - Aliu, Akim; Elysée, Greg Anderson

"""Akim Aliu: Dreamer: Growing Up Black in the World of Hockey - Aliu, Akim; Elysée, Greg Anderson

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As New; This honest, engrossing graphic memoir tells the story of professional athlete and activist Akim Aliu's incredible life as a hockey prodigy in Canada. Akim Aliu - also known as "Dreamer" - is a Ukrainian Nigerian Canadian professional hockey player whose career took him all around the world, and who experience systemic racism at every turn. This graphic novel tells Akim's incredible story, from being the only Black child in his Ukrainian community, to his family struggling to make ends meet while living in Toronto, to confronting the racist violence he often experienced both on and off the ice. This is a gut-wrenching and riveting graphic novel memoir that reminds us to never stop dreaming and is sure to inspire young readers everywhere.
Illustrator: De La Vega, Karen
As New
Soft cover
Kaepernick Publishing
1st Edition
1st Printing
2023
U.S.A.

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