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Black Stars of Colonial Times and the Revolutionary War: African Americans Who Lived Their Dreams
Black Stars of Colonial Times and the Revolutionary War African Americans Who Lived Their Dreams Author:Jim Haskins, Clinton Cox, Brenda Wilkinson, Jim Haskins 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 Colonial and Revolutionary War era: richard allen — crispus attucks — benjamin banneker — daniel coker... more »
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pierre toussaint "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 Childrens 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 resourcea jumping-off point for deeper studies."