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

Cortez, Rio, (author.). Semmer, Lauren, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

"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"--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J PIC COR (Text) 33892100734830 Children's New Books Book None 04/27/2021 Checked out 06/26/2021
Hermiston Public Library Picture Book C (Text) 37838000639070 Picture Books Book Branch_Only_3months 12/17/2020 Available -
Southern Wasco County Library J 973 CORT (Text) 33892006341995 CHILDREN'S NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_2months 01/20/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523507498
  • Physical Description: 64 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2020]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"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"--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5 and up Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Grades 2-3 Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Subject: African Americans > History > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Alphabet books > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > History.
African Americans > Biography.
Alphabet.
Genre: Biographies.

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