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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
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 146 Vendor: Walch Education Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 10.75 X 8.38 (inches) ISBN-13: 9780825165047 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.