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Freedom like sunlight : praisesongs for Black Americans

Author: J Patrick Lewis; John Thompson
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Editions, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents poems and brief biographical notes about well-known African-Americans.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Poetry
Biography Juvenile poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis; John Thompson
ISBN: 0898123828 9780898123821
OCLC Number: 217267731
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 40 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The man who became a word: Arthur Ashe --
Harriet Tubman speaks: Harriet Tubman --
"Ain't I a woman?": Sojourner Truth --
Nickel-a-bucket tune: Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong --
"How long? Not long ... ": Martin Luther King, Jr. --
"Father time is coming": Leroy "Satchel" Paige --
The many and the few: Rosa Parks --
Because my mouth is wide with laughter: Langston Hughes --
"I decided ... to stay up in the air forever: Jesse Owens --
Baby contralto: Marian Anderson --
My people: Malcolm X --
The black gazelle: Wilma Rudolph --
Lady Day: Billie Holiday --
Biographical notes.
Responsibility: J. Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by John Thompson.

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Presents poems and brief biographical notes about well-known African-Americans.

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