A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country / Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines.
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- 3 of 4 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.
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|Beaufort - Beaufort Branch||J 973.0496 ASI (Text)||0530006072321||Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection||Checked out||03/18/2021|
|Beaufort - Bluffton Branch||J 973.0496 ASI (Text)||0530006072349||Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection||Available||-|
|Beaufort - Bookmobile North||J 973.0496 ASI (Text)||0530006072330||Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection||Available||-|
|Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch||J 973.0496 ASI (Text)||0530006116061||Juvenile Non-Fiction Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780316436427
- ISBN: 0316436429
- Physical Description: 96 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Black Dog & Leventhal, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
|Formatted Contents Note:||
What is african american history? -- The beginnings of slavery -- The abolitionist movement -- The civil war and the road to freedom -- Turn of the 20th century -- The harlem renaissance -- The bumpy road to civil rights -- Artists of note part 1 -- Achievements in sports part 1 -- The civil rights era -- Artists of note part 2 -- Achievements in sports part 2 -- Political trailblazers -- Progress and setbacks -- Artists of note part 3 -- Achievements in sports part 3 -- Dominant athletes -- A new millennium -- Artists of note part 4 -- Achievements in sports part 4 -- African american history museums & places of interest -- Index.
Critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim guides readers ages 9-12 through the history of African Americans, from the slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement, in the latest volume in Black Dog's bestselling, award-winning Child's Introduction series. This illustrated introduction to African American history goes beyond what's taught in the classroom giving young readers a more comprehensive look at this timely and important topic. Author Jabari Asim chronicles the story of African Americans from the slave trader through the American Revolution and the Civil War to the Tuskegee experiments, the Civil Rights movement, the election of Barack Obama. Sections throughout highlight the contribution of African Americans to the arts, music, literature, culture, sports and more. Lives of inspiring African American artists, inventors, and politicians including Harriet Tubman, Langston Hughes, Oprah Winfrey, Louis Armstrong, Serena Williams, are featured as well. Following in the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to African American History includes 120 charming illustrations that bring the people and events to life. The book also features interactive projects that kids can do on their own or with their guardians including recipes and crafts.-- Provided by publisher.
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