Not just an ordinary look at someone's achievements, but a fascinating view of how cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced the lives of these outstanding African Americans. You will learn how this diversity helped to shape our country and its history. High interest and easy readability make these stories especially appealing. Each reading is followed by activities, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography as well as notes for the teacher. For grades 6-12. 8.5" x 11". 134 pp.
The 16 African Americans: Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Mary McLeod Bethune, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Dubois, George Washington Carver, Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, Shirley Chisholm, Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Marian Wright Edelman, Jesse Jackson, and Maya Angelou.