Portraits of African-american Heroes

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Paw Prints, Aug 11, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 88 pages
A stunningly beautiful picture book profiles twenty outstanding African-Americans with a three-page biography and black-and-white portrait of each, ranging from historical to contemporary figures who made a difference in their field. Reprint.

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User Review  - Adrian.Gaytan - LibraryThing

The individuals range from historical to contemporary figures, such as the dancer Judith Jamison, and represent diverse fields of endeavor, from the law (Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall) to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ashoemak - LibraryThing

This is a great book for a Social Studies Unit. Each student can pick someone from the book and write an essay. There are 20 African American Heroes is this book. While reading this book, I learned a few things myself. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Tonya Bolden is the author of ten books, including "Strong Men Keep Coming", "The Family Heirloom Cookbook", & "33 Things Every Girl Should Know". She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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