A new kind of reader, students will be engaged by short profiles on 16 amazing people, each of which includes background notes, vocabulary lists, answers, and a bibliography. While reading, students will also come to understand the profound impact each person has had on America's past and present. 16 More Extraordinary African-Americans
will introduce students to 16 additional key African-American figures wjp showcase examples of success and overcoming challenges. 156 reproducible pages, softcover. Revised Edition. Grades 6-12, readability 4+.
Langston Hughes, poet Jesse Owens, athlete Benjamin Davis, Tuskegee airman Fannie Lou Hamer, voter registration activist Coretta Scott King, civil rights leader Alex Haley, author Muhammad Ali, boxer Faith Ringgold, artist Alice Walker, author Gladys Knight, singer Bernice Reagon, historian Colin Powell, statesman/soldier Ben Carson, physician Morgan Freeman, actor Geoffrey Canada, social activist Ruth Simmons, university president
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