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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Date Book: 2020-07-07
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Languages: English, French and German

Take an exciting journey through black history with dozens of inspiring biographies for kids From the rulers of ancient Egypt to modern-day scientists, athletes, and journalists, discover the lives of black leaders and role models throughout history. Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids is packed with 50 biographies of inspiring figures from Africa, the United States, and around the world. Explore the stories of well-known people like Rosa Parks and Barack Obama, and lesser-known figures like Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first African-American doctor, and Benjamin Banneker, an astronomer and mathematician. This vibrant black history book for kids makes it fun to learn about how these individuals created lasting change and paved the way for future leaders. Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids includes: Civil rights heroes--Meet world-changing activists like Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Stars of the arts--Learn about artists like musician Louis Armstrong, dancer Josephine Baker, and poet Langston Hughes in this unique black history book for kids. Scientists and pioneers--Read the adventures of aviator Bessie Coleman, astronaut Katherine Johnson, and biologist Ernest Just. How will the outstanding role models inside Black Heroes: A Black History Book for Kids inspire you?

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Date Book: 2001-01-01
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Celebrates the lives and accomplishments of 150 African Americans who have made a lasting and profound impact on American culture, including Marian Anderson, Shirley Chisholm, Medgar Evers, Langston Hughes, and Alex Haley.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Date Book: 1990
Editor by: Open Hand Publishing, LLC
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Biographical sketches of nine African American pioneers.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Date Book: 1991
Editor by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagoners who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are profiled in this fascinating history which features prints and portraits from the period.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Date Book: 1988
Editor by: Sankofa Books
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Offers brief profiles of notable Black men and women from Marian Anderson to Shaka Zulu

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Genre: Sports & Recreation
Date Book: 2019-07-09
Editor by: Outskirts Press
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In 1947, Jackie Robinson changed the game of baseball by becoming the first black player on a modern day major league team. Jackie made history with the Brooklyn Dodgers and this story is about Jackie and the seventeen players who followed him. These Black Heroes challenged the status quo and policies of team owners and were part of the first wave of black players who played on the sixteen major league teams that existed in 1947. It was not until 1959 (three years after Jackie retired) that the last of the sixteen teams added a black player to their roster.

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Genre: African American police
Date Book: 2017-09-22
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"This memoir chronicles 'court documented' racial problems, drug enforcement, police shootings and their effects in the community"--Back cover.

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Genre: History
Date Book: 2018-12-03
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This exposé introduces and describes the background of the members of Engine 21. Engine 21 was Chicago's first organized paid African American Firefighting Company. The writer provides information and insight on changes from Slavery to Freedom in the African American Community and the political impact that affected change for African American Firefighters, during this period of reconstruction in America.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Date Book: 1992
Editor by: Scholastic Paperbacks
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The Afro-bets kids introduce forty-nine black men and women who are heroes of their time.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Date Book: 2001
Editor by: Cartwheel Books
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Offers brief profiles of five African American activists who made important contributions to the civil rights movement--Richard Allen, Harriet Tubman, Marry Church Terrell, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Medgar Evers.