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Little legends : exceptional men in black history / Vashti Harrison, with Kwesi Johnson.

Harrison, Vashti, (author.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Summary:

"An important book for readers of all ages, his engagingly written and beautifully illustrated volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include choreographer Alvin Ailey, writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, inventor Garrett Morgan, musician Prince, and lawman Bass Reeves." --Back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 305.38896073 .H377l 2019 (Text) 37814003305449 JUV NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 11/21/2020 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande J 920 Har (Text) 35178001813206 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 07/10/2020 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J 920 HAR (Text) 37838000493502 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/24/2020 Available -
Hood River County Library J 920 HAR (Text) 33892100662809 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 01/31/2020 Available -
Joseph Public Library J 920 HAR (Text) 30002000274704 Juvenile Nonfiction Book System_Only_3months 03/03/2020 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library j920 Harri (Text) 37862000457283 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 12/23/2019 Available -
Pendleton Public Library X 920 H248 (Text) 37801000658557 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 10/31/2020 Available -
Southern Wasco County Library J 920 HARR (Text) 33892006337787 CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_2months 08/19/2020 Checked out 03/02/2021
Wallowa Public Library E HAR (Text) 30004000250072 Easy Book None 02/25/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316475143
  • ISBN: 0316475149
  • ISBN: 9780316497312
  • ISBN: 0316497312
  • Physical Description: 86 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-84).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction-- Benjamin Banneker-- James Armistead Lafayette-- Frederick Douglass-- Bass Reeves-- Robert Smalls --CHales Henry Turner-- Arturo Schomburg-- Garrett Morgan-- Marshall "Major" Taylor-- Harold Moody-- oscar Micheaux-- Paul Robeson-- Aaron Douglas-- Louis Armstrong-- Langston Hughes-- Charles R. Drew-- John Robinson-- Thurgood Marshall-- Gordon Parks-- Jacob Lawrence-- Ousmane Sembene-- James Baldwin-- Harry Belafonte-- Alvin Ailey-- Bill Russell-- Eddie Mabo-- Paul Stephenson-- John Lewis-- Arthur Ashe--Andre Leon Talley-- Prince-- Chuck D-- Dwayne McDuggie-- Leland Melvin-- Sir David Adjaye-- More Little Legends--Further Reading-- Sources--Acknowledgments-- Draw your own little legend.
Summary, etc.:
"An important book for readers of all ages, his engagingly written and beautifully illustrated volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include choreographer Alvin Ailey, writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, inventor Garrett Morgan, musician Prince, and lawman Bass Reeves." --Back cover.
Subject: African American men > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.
Summary: "An important book for readers of all ages, his engagingly written and beautifully illustrated volume brings to life true stories of black men in history. Among these biographies, readers will find aviators and artists, politicians and pop stars, athletes and activists. The exceptional men featured include choreographer Alvin Ailey, writer James Baldwin, artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, inventor Garrett Morgan, musician Prince, and lawman Bass Reeves." --Back cover.

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