Black Stars of Civil War Times James Haskins

ISBN: 9780471467687

Published: April 21st 2003


122 pages


Black Stars of Civil War Times  by  James Haskins

Black Stars of Civil War Times by James Haskins
April 21st 2003 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 122 pages | ISBN: 9780471467687 | 10.48 Mb

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFEDiscover 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. augustathomas blind tom greene bethunejames blandsenator blanche kelso brucefrancis louis cardozomajor martin robison delanyfrederick douglasssarah mapps douglasssergeant major christian a.

fleetwoodcharlotte forten grimkefrances e. w. harperelizabeth keckleyelijah mccoyjohn p. parkergovernor pinckney benton stewart pinchbackdr. charles burleigh purviscongressman robert smallssojourner truthharriet tubmanlieutenant peter vogelsangbooker t. washingtonsergeant george washington williamsgranville t. woodsThe 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 magazineInspiring 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 BooksHaskins 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.-BooklistThe broad coverage makes this an unusual resource-a jumping-off point for deeper studies.-Horn Book

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