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Martin Luther King, Jr.: Super Civil Rights Leader
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14777
ISBN: 978-0-635-01477-1
Format: Paperback
Martin Luther King, Jr. was the most influential civil rights leader of his time. A minister and pacifist, Martin encouraged peaceful demonstrations to bring about change. America was forever impacted by this wonderful and brave leader!
Booker T. Washington: Educator and Reformer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14793
ISBN: 978-0-635-01479-5
Format: Paperback
Booker T. Washington was probably the most influential black leader of his time. He was a very popular, and sometimes controversial, educator and reformer. Responsible for the success and growth of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, Washington was the model of black self-improvement through education.
Harriet Tubman: Moses of Her People
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14807
ISBN: 978-0-635-01480-1
Format: Paperback
Harriet Tubman was one of the bravest Americans in history. At a young age, she knew slavery was wrong. She escaped and helped many others escape also. Her work didn't end there! She was important in the Civil War and the fight for women's rights. Harriet Tubman-an awesome American and abolitionist!
George Washington Carver: Super Scientist
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14874
ISBN: 978-0-635-01487-0
Format: Paperback
George Washington Carver is probably the most famous African American scientist. His discoveries revitalized farming in the South. He created more than 300 products that could be made from peanuts! That isn't even counting what he did with sweet potatoes and pecans! Wow! What a farming wizard!
Rosa Parks: Mother of a Movement
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 14971
ISBN: 978-0-635-01497-9
Format: Paperback
Rosa Parks was a civil rights activist. She is best known for her bravery when she refused to give up her seat on a public bus to a white man. Little did she know what kind of massive movement that one small refusal would start!
Harold Washington: Political Pioneer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15048
ISBN: 978-0-635-01504-4
Format: Paperback
Harold Washington was Chicago's first African American mayor. From the South Side of Chicago, to the Army, to college and beyond, Harold gained many life experiences that would aid him while mayor.
Dr. Mae Jemison: First African American Woman Astronaut
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15129
ISBN: 978-0-635-01512-9
Format: Paperback
Dr. Mae Jemison had a dream. She also had the grit and dedication to follow it. A strong student and hard worker, she became not only a doctor, but also the first African American woman in space.
Louis Armstrong: Tremendous Trumpeter
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15161
ISBN: 978-0-635-01516-7
Format: Paperback
Louis Armstrong is a legend among jazz musicians. He came from nothing and rose to be one of the greatest musicians of all times. From New Orleans to Chicago to New York and beyond, Louis Armstrong helped bring jazz music to the world.
John Deere: Plowing Pioneer
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 1517X
ISBN: 978-0-635-01517-4
Format: Paperback
John Deere - the name is known all over the country. Did you know John Deere is more than just a tractor company? John Deere was a blacksmith from Vermont! His invention of the self-polishing steel plow was just the beginning of a long and successful career.
John Brown: Madman or Martyr?
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15242
ISBN: 978-0-635-01524-2
Format: Paperback
John Brown was a radical abolitionist whose attempt to free the slaves cost a number of lives (including two of his own sons) and helped indirectly to start the American Civil War.
Jackie Robinson: Baseball Barrier Breaker
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15293
ISBN: 978-0-635-01529-7
Format: Paperback
Jackie Robinson was the first African American player in the major leagues of baseball. His actions helped to bring about other opportunities for African Americans.
Nat Turner: Anti-slavery Revolutionary
By author: Carole Marsh
Product Code: 15307
ISBN: 978-0-635-01530-3
Format: Paperback
Nat Turner-the name evokes both fear and awe. Born and raised in slavery, Nat was part of a bloody slave uprising in Virginia. People have differing views of Nat Turner-some see him as a hero and some as a madman. Whatever the viewpoint, America has to admit that he impacted our history.
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