Description - Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance by Jim Haskins
A collection of inspiring biographical profiles that bring notable African Americans from the Harlem Renaissance to life for young readers This fascinating book brings the lives of twenty pivotal figures of the famous Harlem Renaissance an exciting cultural period in American history. Each well-rounded portrait reveals the origins, challenges, and achievements of many of this period's unsung heroes and innovators as well as the stories of the famous and legendary figures of the time. Gorgeously illustrated with many vintage photographs, this latest installment of the acclaimed Black Star series also includes timelines, an index, notes, and a bibliography.
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(234mm x 192mm x 7mm)
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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Author Biography - Jim Haskins
Black Stars biographies are written by leading African American children s book writers. JIM HASKINS has written more than 100 nonfiction books for young readers. A professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Haskins has won numerous awards, including the Washington Post Children s Book Guild Award, the Carter G. Woodson Award, and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.