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The ABCs of Black history / words by Rio Cortez ; pictures by Lauren Semmer

By: Cortez, Rio [author]Contributor(s): Semmer, Lauren [illustrator]Material type: TextTextDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 24 cmISBN: 9781523507498; 1523507497Subject(s): African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature | African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Alphabet books -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Picture books. | Instructional and educational works. | Picture books.DDC classification: 973/.0496073 LOC classification: E184.7 | .C673 2020Summary: "B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak, creativity and joy. It's a story of big ideas--P is for Power, S is for Science and Soul. Of significant moments--G is for Great Migration. Of iconic figures--H is for Zora Neale Hurston, X is for Malcom X. It's an ABC book like no other, and a story of hope and love. In addition to rhyming text, the book includes back matter with information on the events, places, and people mentioned in the poem, from Mae Jemison to W. E. B. Du Bois, Fannie Lou Hamer to Sam Cooke, and the Little Rock Nine to DJ Kool Herc"--
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"B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak, creativity and joy. It's a story of big ideas--P is for Power, S is for Science and Soul. Of significant moments--G is for Great Migration. Of iconic figures--H is for Zora Neale Hurston, X is for Malcom X. It's an ABC book like no other, and a story of hope and love. In addition to rhyming text, the book includes back matter with information on the events, places, and people mentioned in the poem, from Mae Jemison to W. E. B. Du Bois, Fannie Lou Hamer to Sam Cooke, and the Little Rock Nine to DJ Kool Herc"--

Grade level ‏ : ‎ Kindergarten - 4 Reading age ‏ : ‎ 5 years and up

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