Color Purple All That Jazz African American Achievements In The Arts

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635082160
Size: 35.44 MB
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Kids will learn how black art is used to share ideas, communicate feelings, and impart wisdom, and how creativity brings joy and inspiration to our lives. And, most importantly, how it isn't limited to famous or the talented-you, to can be an artist! This 35-page reproducible book is a sampling of the talent from the past and present. One of the most wonderful things you'll discover is that some of the sweetest words come from the simplest things said by people who were not necessarily professionals. And professional or amateur, black art, like the color purple, is for sharing. We are all grateful for the contributions made and the joy they have brought to our lives.

Black Business African American Entrepreneurs Their Amazing Success

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635082136
Size: 75.90 MB
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Black entrepreneurs can show kids of all ages how to achieve, not only in spite of obstacles, but very, very often, because of them! Wonderful stories of all types of successes and all kinds of ways to get there. Learn how starting at the bottom is a challenge, but no hindrance to making your way to the top of the business ladder. They may see how they can become business successes in today's world.

Out Of The Mouths Of Slaves African American Oral History

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635082152
Size: 22.25 MB
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They had no pens. They had no paper. It didn't matter - they could neither read nor write. But slaves had plenty to say and share - their stories, their sufferings, their wisdom, their wit. Kids will learn that nothing is more powerful than oral history. Words spoken and tales told completely unfiltered by others can teach young people not only the facts, but the very soul of what happened in the past. Hear the people of the past in their own words through diaries, interviews, quotations, poetry, and songs.

Let S Quilt Our African American Heritage Stuff It Topographically

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 0635082233
Size: 49.15 MB
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Each quilt was essential-often the difference between life and death. Some hung on porch rails to secretly indicate the way to freedom. Others just kept the children warm. Each told a story. Kids will learn how African American women excelled at this now much-admired craft, and will learn to make their own quilt and even stuff into a 3-dimensional shape for a forever keepsake! This 36-page reproducible book involves thinking first and doing second as well as planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality control, cooperation, and many more skills that are critical for a child's education.

The Best Book Of Black Biographies

Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Gallopade International
ISBN: 9780635015785
Size: 68.29 MB
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Offers brief profiles of notable African Americans, including Crispus Attucks, Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., Alice Walker, and Ray Charles.

What Color Is My World

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763664413
Size: 44.28 MB
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone from soy, easing untold people's pain? These are just some of the black inventors and innovators scoring big points in this dynamic look at several unsung heroes who shared a desire to improve people's lives. Offering profiles with fast facts on flaps and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a nod to the minds behind the gamma electric cell and the ice-cream scoop, improvements to traffic lights, open-heart surgery, and more - inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter.

The Beer Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465437673
Size: 46.87 MB
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Now seen as something to taste, savor, travel for, and talk about, beer really is the new wine. This new, up-to-date edition of The Beer Book features every significant brewery in every significant brewing nation, and showcases new beers and specialist beers, as well as the classics. With a visual catalog of more than 800 breweries, whistle-stop beer trails, and key beer facts throughout, The Beer Book is the indispensable guide to the world's favorite drink.

211 Things A Bright Boy Can Do

Author: Tom Cutler
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399534157
Size: 34.47 MB
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A life skills handbook for boys of all ages contains tutorials on such topics as spoon-bending, cowboy ropecraft, making invisible ink, using a watch as a compass, mowing a lawn, bull-fighting, and cooking breakfast.

America In The British Imagination

Author: J. Lyons
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137376805
Size: 26.35 MB
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How was American culture disseminated into Britain? Why did many British citizens embrace American customs? And what picture did they form of American society and politics? This engaging and wide-ranging history explores these and other questions about the U.S.'s cultural and political influence on British society in the post-World War II period.