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Author Altman, Susan.

Title Extraordinary African-Americans / Susan Altman.

Imprint New York : Children's Press, c2001.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 973.0496 ALT 2001    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 973.0496 ALT 2001    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 973.0496 ALT 2001    Billed
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Reference    J 920 ALT    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 920 ALT 2001    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Reference    J REF 920 ALT 2001    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description 288 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Extraordinary people
Note Rev. ed. of: Extraordinary Black Americans from colonial to contemporary times. 1989.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 277) and index.
Contents Lucy Terry Prince -- Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable -- Crispus Attucks -- Benjamin Banneker -- Phillis Wheatley -- Peter Salem -- James Armistead -- Elizabeth Freeman -- Richard Allen -- Gabriel Prosser -- York -- Denmark Vesey -- Black Seminoles -- Nat Turner -- Joseph Cinque (Sengbe Pieh) -- James Pierson Beckwourth -- Norbert Rillieux -- The Underground Railroad -- Lewis Temple -- Dred Scott -- Lewis Hayden -- Harriet Ross Tubman -- Jermain Wesley Loguen -- Frederick Douglass -- Sojourner Truth -- Robert Smalls -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- African-American Civil War soldiers -- Reconstruction -- P.B.S. Pinchback -- Booker T. Washington -- Nat Love.
Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- Isaac Myers -- George Jordan -- Scott Joplin -- George Washington Williams -- George Washington Carver -- Granville T. Woods -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Madam C.J. Walker -- Charles Young -- Elijah McCoy -- Henry Ossawa Tanner -- Ida. B. Wells-Barnett -- Mary Church Terrell -- Matthew Alexander Henson -- Mary McLeod Bethune -- W.E.B Du Bois -- Robert Sengstacke Abbott -- Garrett Augustus Morgan -- William Christopher Handy -- Henry Johnson -- Bessie Smith -- The great northern migration -- James Weldon Johnson -- Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman -- Marcus Garvey -- Harlem renaissance -- Louis Armstrong -- Zora Neale Hurston.
Langston Hughes -- Alain Leroy Locke -- Carter G. Woodson -- Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington -- Charles Hamilton Houston -- Jesse Owens -- Billie Holiday -- Ella Fitzgerald -- Richard Wright -- Julian Francis Abele -- Paul Rever Williams -- Paul Robeson -- Joe Louis -- Marian Anderson -- Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige -- Asa Philip Randolph -- Charles Richard Drew -- Jackie Robinson -- Gordon Parks -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Ralph Bunche -- Miles Davis -- John Coltrane -- Lorraine Hansberry -- James Baldwin -- Wilma Rudolph -- Rosa Parks -- Alex Palmer Haley -- Ella Josephine Baker -- Thurgood Marshall -- The Little Rock nine -- Medgar Evers -- Sit-ins.
Freedom Riders -- Fannie Lou Hamer -- Malcolm X -- The 1963 march on Washington -- Roy Wilkins -- Alvin Ailey -- Arthur Mitchell -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The black power movement -- Marian Wright Edelman -- Maya Angelou -- Guion Stewart Bluford, Jr. -- Mae C. Jemison -- Muhammad Ali -- Toni Morrison -- Jesse Jackson -- John Robert Lewis -- Bill Cosby -- Colin Luther Powell -- Alice Walker -- Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr. -- Henry Louis "Hank" Aaron -- Oprah Winfrey -- Michael Jeffrey Jordan -- Benjamin S. Carson -- Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee -- Tiger Woods.
Subject African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Added Author Altman, Susan. Extraordinary Black Americans from colonial to contemporary times.
Note Cover subtitle: From colonial times to contemporary times
ISBN 0516225499 : $39.00

 
    
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