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Black Stars of Civil War Times

Empfohlen von 10 bis 14 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about the lives of brave black men and women during the Civil War … weiterlesen
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Titel: Black Stars of Civil War Times
Autor/en: James Haskins

ISBN: 0471220698
EAN: 9780471220695
Empfohlen von 10 bis 14 Jahren.
Sprache: Englisch.
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC

Januar 2003 - kartoniert - 122 Seiten

Beschreibung

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about the lives of brave black men and women during the Civil War and Reconstruction: dr. alexander t. augusta thomas ' blind tom' greene bethune james bland senator blanche kelso bruce francis louis cardozo major martin robison delany frederick douglass sarah mapps douglass sergeant major christian a. fleetwood charlotte forten grimké frances e. w. harper elizabeth keckley elijah mccoy john p. parker governor pinckney benton stewart pinchback dr. charles burleigh purvis congressman robert smalls sojourner truth harriet tubman lieutenant peter vogelsang booker t. washington sergeant george washington williams granville t. woods ' The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid.' -Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine ' Inspiring stories that demonstrate what can happen when ingenuity and tenacity are paired with courage and hard work.' -Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Childrens Books ' Haskins has chosen his subjects well . . . catching a sense of the enormous obstacles they had to overcome. . . . Some names are familiar, but most are little-known whom Haskins elevates their rightful place in history.' -Booklist ' The broad coverage makes this an unusual resource-a jumping-off point for deeper studies.' -Horn Book

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction. Sojourner Truth. Sarah Mapps Douglass. Major Martin Robison Delany. Lieutenant Peter Vogelsang. Elizabeth Keckley. Frederick Douglass. Harriet Tubman. Frances E. W. Harper. Dr. Alexander T. Augusta. John P. Parker. Francis Louis Cardozo. Governor Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback. Charlotte Forten Grimke. Congressman Robert Smalls. Sergeant Major Christian A. Fleetwood. Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce. Dr. Charles Burleigh Purvis. Elijah McCoy. Thomas "Blind Tom" Greene Bethune. Sergeant George Washington Williams. James Bland. Granville T. Woods. Booker T. Washington. Chronology. Notes. Picture Credits. Author Credits. Index.

Portrait

Black Stars biographies are written by leading African American children's book writers. General Editor Jim Haskins has written more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. A professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Haskins has won numerous awards, including the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award, the Carter G. Woodson Award, and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

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"Haskins has chosen his subjects well . . . catching a sense of the enormous obstacles they had to overcome. . . . Some names are familiar, but most are little-known whom Haskins elevates to their rightful place in history." -Booklist "The broad coverage makes this an unusual resource-a jumping-off point for deeper studies." -Horn Book
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