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Timelines from Black history : leaders, legends, legacies  Cover Image Book Book

Timelines from Black history : leaders, legends, legacies / [writer and consultant, Mireille Harper].

Harper, Mireille, (author,, consultant,, writer of foreword.).

Summary:

"Amazing visual timelines take readers through the people and the issues that have shaped Black history. Erased. Ignored. Hidden. Lost. Underappreciated. No longer. Delve into the unique, inspiring, and world-changing history of Black people. From Frederick Douglass to Oprah Winfrey, and the achievements of ancient African kingdoms to those of the US Civil Rights Movement, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies takes kids on an exceptional journey from prehistory to modern times. This DK children's book boasts more than 30 visual timelines, which explore the biographies of the famous and the not-so-famous - from royalty to activists, and writers to scientists, and much, much more. Stunning thematic timelines also explain the development of Black history - from the experiences of black people in the US, to the story of postcolonial Africa. Did you know that the richest person ever to have lived was a West African? Or that the technology that made the lightbulb possible was developed by African American inventor, and not Thomas Edison? How about the fact that Ethiopia was the only African country to avoid colonization, thanks to the leadership of a brave queen? Stacked with facts and visually vibrant, Timelines From Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies is an unforgettable and accessible hive of information on the people and the issues that have shaped Black history."-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0744039096
  • ISBN: 9780744039092
  • ISBN: 9780744039092
  • ISBN: 0744039096
  • Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Subject: Blacks > History.
African Americans > History.
Blacks > Biography.
African Americans > Biography.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Biographies.
Illustrated works.
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation.

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  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport j909.049 TIMELINES (Text) 34000151229283 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven J 909.049 HAR (Text) 31953145357094 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon J 909.04 HARPER (Text) 33430141903328 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield J 973.0496073 (Text) 32518147387420 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding JNF 909.04 TIMELINES (Text) 33620150392781 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
New Milford Public Library j909.0496 TIM (Text) 34021139520098 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport j909.049 TIMELINES (Text) 34000151218419 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Ridgefield Library WORLD History J909.0496 T (Text) 34010150281078 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Woodbury Public Library J 909.04 TIMELINES (Text) 34018148812524 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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