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Black Stars of Civil War Times


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Inspiring stories of courage and determination for young readers For every Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman there are countless unsung heroes and heroines whose stories remain untold to the vast majority of young readers. Black Stars of Civil War Times collects inspiring biographical profiles of the major Civil War era figures and their less known counterparts, bringing notable African Americans to life for children ages ten to fourteen. Writing in collaboration with a group of outstanding African American children's book authors, award-winning Jim Haskins produces well-rounded portraits of twenty notable lives, describing their backgrounds, challenges, and achievements. This fun and informative book also includes a bibliography of suggested similar titles that children will likely enjoy. The thoroughly researched stories of courage and determination in Black Stars of Civil War Times are sure to touch the lives of young readers.

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
January 28th, 2003
Editorial board member Jim Haskins
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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