Haskins, Jim.

Black Stars of Colonial and Revolutionary Times. - 1 - Hoboken : Wiley, 2003. - 1 online resource (124 p.) - eBooks on Demand Black stars (New York, N.Y.) ; v.5 . - Black stars (New York, N.Y.) .

BLACK STARS OF COLONIAL AND REVOLUTIONARY TIMES; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Estevanico; Anthony Johnson; Crispus Attucks; Benjamin Banneker; Marie-Thérèse Metoyer; Jean Baptiste Point du Sable; Private Peter Salem; Private Austin Dabney; Phillis Wheatley; Private Lemuel Haynes; Paul Cuffe; Richard Allen; James Forten; Deborah Sampson; Dr. James Derham; Pierre Toussaint; "Free Frank" McWorter; Catherine (Katy) Ferguson; Daniel Coker; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Picture Credits; Author Credits; Index

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 great black men and women during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era:richard allencrispus attucksbenjamin bannekerdaniel cokerpaul cuffeaustin dabneyjames durhamestevanicocatherine fergusonjames fortenlemuel haynesanthony johnson"free frank" mcwortermarie therese metoyerjean baptiste point du sabledeborah sampsonpeter salempierre toussaint"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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