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Famous firsts of Black women

Author: Martha Ward Plowden; Ronald Jones
Publisher: Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Focuses on notable African-American women who have helped shape American destiny, including contributors in the fields of politics, sports, and the arts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biographie
Literature
Biographies
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Ward Plowden; Ronald Jones
ISBN: 1565541979 9781565541979
OCLC Number: 47650434
Description: 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Marian Anderson--Opera Singer --
Mary McLeod Bethune--Educator --
Gwendolyn Brooks--Poet --
Diahann Carroll--Actress --
Shirley Chisholm--U.S. Representative --
Althea Gibson--Tennis Champion --
Patricia Roberts Harris--Ambassador --
Barbara Jordan--U.S. Representative --
Coretta Scott King--Civil Rights Activist --
Elizabeth Duncan Koontz--Educator --
Edmonia Lewis--Sculptor --
Hattie McDaniel--Actress --
Constance Baker Motley--Federal Judge --
Rosa Parks--Civil Rights Activist --
Leontyne Price--Opera Singer --
Wilma Rudolph--Olympic Gold Medalist --
Sojourner Truth--Abolitionist --
Harriet Ross Tubman--Freedom Fighter --
Maggie Lena Walker--Bank President --
Ida B. Wells-Barnett--Journalist --
Phillis Wheatley--Poet --
Oprah Winfrey--Television Host.
Responsibility: Martha Ward Plowden ; illustrated by Ronald Jones.

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Focuses on notable African-American women who have helped shape American destiny, including contributors in the fields of politics, sports, and the arts.

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