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Black stars of Civil War times

Author: James Haskins
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, ©2003.
Series: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles twenty-three important African-Americans from the Civil War period, including Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglas, and Harriet Tubman.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Biographie
Biography
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins
ISBN: 0471220698 9780471220695 1404634320 9781404634329
OCLC Number: 51515483
Description: v, 122 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sojourner Truth --
Sarah Mapps Douglass --
Major Martin Robison Delany --
Lieutenant Peter Vogelsang --
Elizabeth Keckley --
Frederick Douglass --
Harriet Tubman --
Frances E.W. Harper --
Dr. Alexander T. Augusta --
John P. Parker --
Francis Louis Cardozo --
Governor Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback --
Charlotte Forten Grimké --
Congressman Robert Smalls --
Sergeant Major Christian A. Fleetwood --
Senator Blanche Kelso Bruce --
Dr. Charles Burleigh Purvis --
Elijah McCoy --
Thomas "Blind Tom" Greene Bethune --
Sergeant George Washington Williams --
James Bland --
Granville T. Woods --
Booker T. Washington.
Series Title: Black stars (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: written by Jim Haskins [and others] ; Jim Haskins, general editor.
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"Haskins has chosen his subjects well . . . catching a sense of the enormous obstacles they had to overcome. . . . Some names are familiar, but most are little-known whom Haskins elevates to their Read more...

 
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