Black Stars of Colonial and Revolutionary Times

Black Stars of Colonial and Revolutionary Times

Book - 2002
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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
paul cuffe
austin dabney
james durham
catherine ferguson
james forten
lemuel haynes
anthony johnson
"free frank" mcworter
marie therese metoyer
jean baptiste point du sable
deborah sampson
peter salem
pierre toussain

"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 magazin

"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 Book

"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."

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

Baker & Taylor
Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint.

Publisher: New York ; Chichester : Wiley, 2002
ISBN: 9780471211518
Branch Call Number: J 920 BLACK
Characteristics: 128 pages
Notes: "African Americans who lived their dreams"--Cover


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