The Words of African-American Heroes

x-large
Author(s): Clara Villarosa
Series: Newmarket Words
Original Publish Date: Mar 15, 2011
Product Number: EB00243344
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781557049827
Publisher: William Morrow
Please log in to view pricing

Description

Celebrating notable African Americans, this inspirational and thoughtprovoking collection of quotations covers a wide range of African-American heroes, from Sojourner Truth to Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall to Jackie Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald to Harriet Tubman, Toni Morrison to Jesse Owens, George Washington Carver to Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks to Barack Obama, from profound historical figures to more current, popular ones, such as Oprah Winfrey, Nikki Giovanni, Spike Lee, and Snoop Dogg. Organized thematically, the selections explore key topics such as overcoming obstacles, teaching life lessons, and nurturing creativity. The book features more than 350 quotations memorializing the wisdom and strength of 200 notable African-American heroes. The sources for the quotations and an instructive biographical section are included as well.

Sign up for our email newsletter