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Pathfinders : the journeys of 16 extraordinary Black souls

Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: New York, New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfindersis a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African descent who made their mark on American history in the 18th to 20th centuries.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tonya Bolden
ISBN: 9781419714559 1419714554
OCLC Number: 971925160
Target Audience: Age 10 to 14.
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (certaines en couleur) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Venture Smith, prince --
James Forten, entrepreneur --
Richard Potter, magician --
James McCune Smith, physician --
Mary Bowser, spy --
Allen Allensworth, town founder --
Clara Brown, pioneer --
Sissieretta Jones, concert singer --
Maggie Lena Walker, bank founder --
Charlie Wiggins, race car driver --
Eugene Bullard, combat pilot --
Oscar Micheaux, filmmaker --
Jackie Ormes, cartoonist --
Sadie Tanner, Mossell Alexander, economist & attorney --
Paul R. Williams, architect --
Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson, mathematician.
Responsibility: Tonya Bolden.

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"A well-researched book introducing a varied group of African Americans who excelled in their own, individual ways."--Booklist "Bolden relates the tales of her subjects with a zest that will make for Read more...

 
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