Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance (Black Stars)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE 

Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about the lives of great black men and women during the fabulous Harlem Renaissance: 

louis "satchmo" armstrong 
eubie blake 
thomas andrew dorsey 
w. e. b. du bois 
duke ellington 
james reese europe 
jessie redmon fauset 
marcus garvey 
w. c. handy 
fletcher henderson 
langston hughes 
zora neale hurston 
hall johnson 
henry johnson 
oscar micheaux 
philip payton jr. 
gertrude "ma" rainey 
paul robeson 
augusta savage 
noble sissle 
bessie smith 
james van der zee 
dorothy west 
carter g. woodson 

"The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid." 
-Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine 

"Inspiring stories that demonstrate what can happen when ingenuity and tenacity are paired with courage and hard work." 
-Black Books Galore! Guide to Great African American Children's Books 

"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 rightful place in history." 
-Booklist 

"The broad coverage makes this an unusual resource-a jumping-off point for deeper studies." 
-Horn Book

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Author:
Eleanora E. Tate
Author:
Clinton Cox
Author:
Brenda Wilkinson
Author:
Jim Haskins
ISBN-10:
0471211524
Pages:
128
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication Date:
September 13, 2002
Binding:
Paperback