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Black Stars of Civil War Times.

By: Haskins, Jim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Black Stars: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2003Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (130 p.).ISBN: 9780471467687.Subject(s): African American abolitionists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Juvenile literature | Biography | Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black Stars of Civil War TimesDDC classification: 973.7 | 973.7089 | 973.708996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
BLACK STARS OF CIVIL WAR TIMES; CONTENTS; 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 Grimké; 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. WoodsBooker T. Washington; Chronology; Notes; Picture Credits; Author Credits; Index
Summary: 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 bruce francis 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. 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 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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BLACK STARS OF CIVIL WAR TIMES; CONTENTS; 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 Grimké; 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. WoodsBooker T. Washington; Chronology; Notes; 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 brave black men and women during the Civil War and Reconstruction:dr. alexander t. augustathomas "blind tom" greene bethunejames blandsenator blanche kelso bruce francis 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. 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 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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Black Stars biographies are written by leading African American children's book writers.<br> 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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