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Black Stars of the Civil Rights Movement [Paperback]

By Jim Haskins (Editor)
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Item description for Black Stars of the Civil Rights Movement by Jim Haskins...

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Collects well-rounded portraits of twenty notable Civil Rights figures, describing their backgrounds, challenges, and achievements as well as explaining this critical period in American history and how their accomplishments continue to affect the lives of all Americans to this day. Original.

Publishers Description
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 Rights Movement:
* LOUIS "SATCHMO" ARMSTRONG
* MARY MCLEOD BETHUNE
* MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN O. DAVIS JR.
* W. E. B. DU BOIS
* LIEUTENANT HENRY O. FLIPPER
* MARCUS GARVEY
* MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
* THURGOOD MARSHALL
* ROSA PARKS
* ADAM CLAYTON POWELL JR.
* PHILIP RANDOLPH
* PAUL ROBESON
* JACKIE ROBINSON
* BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
* IDA B. WELLS-BARNETT
* CARTER G. WOODSON
* WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR.

"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 Children's 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 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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Item Specifications...


Studio: Wiley
Pages   128
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.26" Width: 7.5" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.51 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 20, 2003
Publisher   Jossey-Bass
Age  9-12
ISBN  047122068X  
ISBN13  9780471220688  


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More About Jim Haskins


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Black Stars biographies are written by leading African American children s book writers. 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.

Jim Haskins has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Black Stars
  2. Penguin Young Readers: Level 3


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