By Jim Haskins,Eleanora E. Tate,Clinton Cox,Brenda Wilkinson
realize why youngsters everywhere in the kingdom are interpreting the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. here's what you need to find out about the lives of significant black women and men in the course of the marvelous Harlem Renaissance:
louis "satchmo" armstrong
thomas andrew dorsey
w. e. b. du bois
james reese europe
jessie redmon fauset
w. c. handy
zora neale hurston
philip payton jr.
gertrude "ma" rainey
james van der zee
carter g. woodson
"The books within the Black Stars sequence are the categories of books that may have rather captivated me as a kid."
-Earl G. Graves, Black company magazine
"Inspiring tales that show what can occur whilst ingenuity and tenacity are paired with braveness and difficult work."
-Black Books Galore! advisor to nice African American kid's Books
"Haskins has selected his matters good . . . catching a feeling of the big hindrances that they had to beat. . . . a few names are primary, yet so much are little-known whom Haskins elevates to their rightful position in history."
"The huge assurance makes this an strange resource-a jumping-off aspect for deeper studies."
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Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance by Jim Haskins,Eleanora E. Tate,Clinton Cox,Brenda Wilkinson