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Black Stars of the Civil Rights Movement (Black Stars)

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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 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

Synopsis:

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 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

Synopsis:

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 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

About the Author

Black Stars biographies are written by leading African American children's book writers. 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.

Table of 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471220688
Author:
Haskins, Jim
Publisher:
Wiley
Author:
Tate, Eleanora E.
Author:
Haskins, Jim
Author:
Cox, Clinton
Author:
Tate, Eleanora
Location:
Hoboken, N.J.
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
History - United States/20th Century
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Civil rights movements
Subject:
African American civil rights workers
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children s History
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Black Stars
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.26x7.50x.30 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , 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 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

"Synopsis" by , 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 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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