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The Resource A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines

A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines

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A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country
Title
A child's introduction to African American history
Title remainder
the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country
Statement of responsibility
Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Critically acclaimed writer Jabari Asim guides readers ages 9-12 through the history of African Americans, from the slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement, in the latest volume in Black Dog's bestselling, award-winning Child's Introduction series. This illustrated introduction to African American history goes beyond what's taught in the classroom giving young readers a more comprehensive look at this timely and important topic. Author Jabari Asim chronicles the story of African Americans from the slave trader through the American Revolution and the Civil War to the Tuskegee experiments, the Civil Rights movement, the election of Barack Obama. Sections throughout highlight the contribution of African Americans to the arts, music, literature, culture, sports and more. Lives of inspiring African American artists, inventors, and politicians including Harriet Tubman, Langston Hughes, Oprah Winfrey, Louis Armstrong, Serena Williams, are featured as well. Following in the tradition of Black Dog's best-selling Child's Introduction books, which include The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky, A Child's Introduction to African American History includes 120 charming illustrations that bring the people and events to life. The book also features interactive projects that kids can do on their own or with their guardians including recipes and crafts"--
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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DLC
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1962-
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Asim, Jabari
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185
LC item number
.A84 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gaines, Lynn
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African Americans
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines
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Publication
Control code
ocn987279912
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780316436427
Lccn
2017031932
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
A child's introduction to African American history : the experiences, people, and events that shaped our country, Jabari Asim ; illustrated by Lynn Gaines
Publication
Control code
ocn987279912
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9780316436427
Lccn
2017031932
Other physical details
color illustrations

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