By Jim Haskins,Clinton Cox,Brenda Wilkinson
observe why adolescents everywhere in the nation are interpreting the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. here's what you need to learn about the lives of significant black women and men through the Colonial and progressive struggle era:
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"The books within the Black Stars sequence are the categories of books that will have quite captivated me as a kid."
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"Inspiring tales that exhibit what can take place whilst ingenuity and tenacity are paired with braveness and difficult work."
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"Haskins has selected his topics good . . . catching a feeling of the large stumbling blocks they'd to beat. . . . a few names are established, yet such a lot are little-known whom Haskins elevates to their rightful position in history."
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