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Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson.

By: Nelson, Kadir.
Contributor(s): Rago, Martha [tyg] | Balzer + Bray [pbl] | HarperCollins (Firm) [pbl].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 108 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780061730740 (trade bdg.); 0061730742 (trade bdg.); 9780061730764 (lib. bdg.); 0061730769 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature | Slavery -- Juvenile literature | Abolitionists -- Juvenile literature | Indians of North America -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights -- Juvenile literature | United States -- Civilization -- African American influences -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 973/.0496073 LOC classification: E185 | .N427 2011
Contents:
Declarations of independence -- Slavery -- Abolition -- Lincoln's war -- Reconstruction -- Cowboys and Indians: Native Americans and westward Negroes -- Turn of the century and the great migration -- Harlem and the vote for women -- Hard times and World War II -- Black innovation -- Jim Crow's a-dying -- Revolution -- Epilogue.
Summary: An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama.
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CML Dewey University of Texas At Tyler
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973 N424he (Browse shelf) Available 0000002145407

Baldwin Library copy signed by the author. FU

"Balzer + Bray is an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers ; Typography by Martha Rago"--t.p. verso.

Includes index.

An simple introduction to African-American history, from Revolutionary-era slavery up to the election of President Obama.

Declarations of independence -- Slavery -- Abolition -- Lincoln's war -- Reconstruction -- Cowboys and Indians: Native Americans and westward Negroes -- Turn of the century and the great migration -- Harlem and the vote for women -- Hard times and World War II -- Black innovation -- Jim Crow's a-dying -- Revolution -- Epilogue.

Include bibliographical references (p. 104) and index.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 5 Up-An unnamed narrator of a collection of family stories relates stirring accounts of relatives who fought by George Washington's side, worked in fields and factories, and marched with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Electrifying portraits shed light on the triumphs and tragedies of our nation's history as reflected in the faces of its people. (Sept.) (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Kadir Nelson began drawing at the age of three, and painting at age ten. He won an art scholarship to study at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. After graduating with honors, he began his professional career as an artist. He has worked with numerous companies including Dreamworks, where he served as the lead conceptual artist for Amistad and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron; Sports Illustrated; Coca-Cola; The United States Postal Service; and Major League Baseball. In 1999, he started collaborating with several notable authors on a series of picture books including Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen; Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange; and Salt in His Shoes by Deloris and Roslyn Jordan. He won a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award, a Caldecott Honor and an NAACP Image Award for illustrating Carol Boston Weatherford's Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom. He is the author and illustrator of We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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