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Black Stars of Colonial and Revolutionary Times
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date February 17, 2003
Pages 112
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780471462644
ISBN-10 0471462640
Original list price $12.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product 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 great black men and women during the Colonial and Revolutionary War era:

richard allen
crispus attucks
benjamin banneker
daniel coker
paul cuffe
austin dabney
james durham
estevanico
catherine ferguson
james forten
lemuel haynes
anthony johnson
"free frank" mcworter
marie therese metoyer
jean baptiste point du sable
deborah sampson
peter salem
pierre 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

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780471211518
 
from Jossey-Bass Inc Pub (August 1, 2002)
9780471211518 | details & prices | 128 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.11 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint.
Miscellaneous
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With James Haskins, Brenda Scott Wilkinson | from John Wiley & Sons Inc (February 17, 2003)
9780471462644 | details & prices | 112 pages | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $12.95
About: Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint.

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