|About the Book|
The six children featured in several previous Afro-Bets titles here consider various career paths. Inserted on each page is a portrait of an African American professional, underneath which is a picture of one of the kids acting out the individuals career. For example, a child wearing a white coat and stethoscope announces: ``Im gonna be a doctor like Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. I could discover a cure for a terrible disease. Jesse Jackson, director Spike Lee, physicist Shirley Jackson and diplomat Ralph Bunche are among the other figures included. A glossary provides definitions of each occupation and brief notes on the lives of the individuals cited.