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Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Stephen Alcorn
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The lives these 10 women led are part of an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression, about the challenges and triumphs of the battle for civil rights, and about speaking out for what you believe in-- even when it feels like no one is listening.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile books
Biographies
Named Person: Sojourner Truth; Biddy Mason; Harriet Tubman; Ida B Wells-Barnett; Mary McLeod Bethune; Ella Baker; Dorothy I Height; Rosa Parks; Fannie Lou Hamer; Shirley Chisholm
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; Stephen Alcorn
ISBN: 015201005X 9780152010058 0739830732 9780739830734
OCLC Number: 42080234
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 2001.
Amelia Bloomer Award, 2001.
Description: xi, 107 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: This little light of mine Sojourner Truth --
Biddy Mason --
Harriet Tubman --
Ida B. Wells-Barnett --
Mary McLeod Bethune --
Ella Josephine Baker --
Dorothy Irene Height --
Rosa Parks --
Fannie Lou Hamer --
Shirley Chisholm.
Responsibility: Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Stephen Alcorn.
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Ten female freedom fighters let their lights shine in African-American history, and the stories of those women, from Harriet Tubman to Rosa Parks, are told in this collection. Full-color  Read more...

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