skip to content
Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history

Author: Joel Christian Gill
Publisher: Golden, CO : Fulcrum Publishing, 2014 ©2014
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Elementary and junior high school : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic books
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Anecdotes Juvenile literature
Anecdotes Comic books, strips, etc
Biography
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Christian Gill
ISBN: 9781938486296 1938486293
OCLC Number: 874902013
Target Audience: "Audience: Age 12 to 18"--T.p. verso.
Description: 172 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
Other Titles: Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
Responsibility: words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Abstract:

A collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the first integrated school in America, established in the 1830s; Marshall 'Major' Taylor, a.k.a. the Black Cyclone, the first Black champion in any sport; and Bass Reeves, the most successful lawman in the Old West. Written and illustrated by Joel Christian Gill, the diverse art beautifully captures the spirit of each remarkable individual and opens a window into an important part of American history.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/874902013> # Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "874902013" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cou> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: ejh" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/social_science_ethnic_studies_african_american_studies> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/heroes_united_states> ; # Heroes--United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_comics_&_graphic_novels_history> ; # JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/african_americans_history> ; # African Americans--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/comics_&_graphic_novels_nonfiction> ; # COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/education_multicultural_education> ; # EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.049607300922/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/african_americans> ; # African Americans
    schema:alternateName "Uncelebrated narratives from Black history" ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contentRating ""Audience: Age 12 to 18"--T.p. verso." ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2014" ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Person/gill_joel_christian> ; # Joel Christian Gill
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "A collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the first integrated school in America, established in the 1830s; Marshall 'Major' Taylor, a.k.a. the Black Cyclone, the first Black champion in any sport; and Bass Reeves, the most successful lawman in the Old West. Written and illustrated by Joel Christian Gill, the diverse art beautifully captures the spirit of each remarkable individual and opens a window into an important part of American history."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1850551765> ;
    schema:genre "Graphic novels"@en ;
    schema:genre "Graphic books"@en ;
    schema:genre "Comic books, strips, etc."@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history"@en ;
    schema:productID "874902013" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781938486296> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/874902013> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Person/gill_joel_christian> # Joel Christian Gill
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gill" ;
    schema:givenName "Joel Christian" ;
    schema:name "Joel Christian Gill" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/african_americans> # African Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/african_americans_history> # African Americans--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African Americans--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/comics_&_graphic_novels_nonfiction> # COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/education_multicultural_education> # EDUCATION / Multicultural Education
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "EDUCATION / Multicultural Education"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/heroes_united_states> # Heroes--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heroes--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/juvenile_nonfiction_comics_&_graphic_novels_history> # JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1850551765#Topic/social_science_ethnic_studies_african_american_studies> # SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781938486296>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:description "paperback" ;
    schema:isbn "1938486293" ;
    schema:isbn "9781938486296" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.