Amos Fortune, Free Man

Author: Elizabeth Yates

Publisher: Puffin


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 181

View: 748

The life of the eighteenth-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty.

Disarming the Playground

Violence Prevention Through Movement & Pro-social Skills

Author: Rena Kornblum

Publisher: Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing


Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 593

Talking Drums

Reading and Writing with African American Stories, Spirituals, and Multimedia Resources

Author: Wanda Cobb Finnen

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited


Category: Education

Page: 182

View: 509

Through stories, spirituals, and recommended resource books, Finnen exposes students to the rich history and heritage of Africa and African Americans. Each chapter provides the teacher or librarian with beautifully told folktales that provide the basis for further exploration of the chapter's focus. This rich resource is ideal for language arts and social studies classes, and provides an invaluable source of information for public and school librarians. Topics include: African American Storytellers, Ancestral Africa, Atlantic Slave Trade, The Underground Railroad, Emancipation and Reconstruction, The Civil Rights Movement, Spiritual Heritage, Musical Legacy.

Making freedom

African Americans in U.S. history

Author: Primary Source, Inc



Category: African Americans


View: 853

Winning Authors

Profiles of the Newbery Medalists

Author: Kathleen Long Bostrom

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 338

View: 712

Look behind the scenes, and learn more about the 76 fascinating authors who have garnered the prestigious Newbery Medal since it was established in 1922.

Culturally Diverse Library Collections for Children

Author: Herman L. Totten

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 299

View: 692

An annotated list of biographies, folklore, fiction, and reference books that deal with Native Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and African Americans.