The Greatest Hall of Fame

Braxton, is shocked to find out that a simple coin can take him to an imagination station. In this wacky world of wonder, the Greatest Hall of Fame encourages Braxton to reach his goals by seeing the strength of historical figures. 


Historical figures such as: 

  • Shirley Chisholm 

  • Ray Charles 

  • Bessie Coleman 

  • Carter G Woodson 

  • Paul Robeson 

  • Jackie Ormes 

  • Althea Gibson 

  • Langston Hughes 

  • Ethel Payne 

  • George Washington Carver 

At the end of each chapter, the reader chooses which chapter to read next. As an added benefit, there is a map in the beginning of the book to help the reader keep up with how they read along in the book.

Book Excerpts

Think bigger Braxton remembered the girl telling him. Without even thinking, before climbing his porch steps, Braxton tossed the coin as high as he possibly could. He followed its fall into his hand. He smiled at his catch. Behind his mom Braxton caught the closing front door.

Inside of the room ended up being outside, which was one of Braxton’s favorite places. He stood next to the court as he watched two women pound the small tennis ball back and forth. It didn’t take Braxton long to figure out which of the women was Althea Gibson.

“What can’t this man do?” Braxton didn’t have to wait long to find out. Paul Robeson exited stage left with Braxton flowing in his wind.

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