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Black Stars of the Civil Rights Movement.

By: Haskins, Jim.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Black stars (New York, N.Y.): Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2004Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (130 p.).ISBN: 9780471467670.Subject(s): African American civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African American civil rights workers -- Biography | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black Stars of the Civil Rights MovementDDC classification: 323.11960730922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
BLACK STARS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE THE FORERUNNERS; Booker T. Washington; Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper; Ida B. Wells-Barnett; W. E. B. Du Bois; Carter G. Woodson; Mary McLeod Bethune; Marcus Garvey; A. Philip Randolph; Paul Robeson; PART TWO MODERN TIMES; Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong; Thurgood Marshall; Adam Clayton Powell Jr.; Major General Benjamin O. Davis Jr.; Rosa Parks; Jackie Robinson; Whitney M. Young Jr.; Martin Luther King Jr.; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; 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 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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BLACK STARS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE THE FORERUNNERS; Booker T. Washington; Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper; Ida B. Wells-Barnett; W. E. B. Du Bois; Carter G. Woodson; Mary McLeod Bethune; Marcus Garvey; A. Philip Randolph; Paul Robeson; PART TWO MODERN TIMES; Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong; Thurgood Marshall; Adam Clayton Powell Jr.; Major General Benjamin O. Davis Jr.; Rosa Parks; Jackie Robinson; Whitney M. Young Jr.; Martin Luther King Jr.; 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 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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Jim Haskins: 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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