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  1. The Handy African American Answer Book
    The Handy African American Answer Book
    Jessie Carney Smith Ph.D.
    Visible Ink Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $15.99 Retail: $21.95 Save 27% ($5.96)
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    CBD Stock No: WW594528

The Handy African American History Answer Book is organized chronologically with chapters on biographical figures and history making events in the areas of Civil rights, entertainment, the arts, business, religion, science, sports, and more. The easy-to-browse Q-and-A format is highly readable, featuring header questions with bolded key words and short answers of one or more paragraphs that provide a basic answer. Hundreds of questions are included, and cover the ideas, people, and events that have influenced and changed African-American History. 432 pages, indexed, softcover.

  1. Black Heritage, The Best Book of Black Biographies
    Black Heritage, The Best Book of Black Biographies
    Carole Marsh
    Gallopade International / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $7.79
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW351180

Perfect as a "jumping off" point to learn more about Black history and the people who've made an incredible difference in the struggle for Civil Rights, this book features short biographical sketches with a list of other Black men and women in the same field/area to research; some features include full sketches, while others include a sentence or two with a bullet-pointed list of facts. 36 pages, indexed, softcover.

  1. Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African-American Oral History
    Out of the Mouths of Slaves: African-American Oral History
    Carole Marsh
    Gallopade International / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $7.95 Save 12% ($0.96)
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    CBD Stock No: WW415803

They had no pens and they had no paper, but it didn't matter. Slaves had plenty to say and share - their stories, their sufferings, their wisdom, their wit. 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. 36 pages, softcover. Ages 8-13.

  1. American Black History
    American Black History
    Milliken / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $14.95 Save 20% ($2.96)
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    CBD Stock No: WW706036

Covering the past 500 years of African-American history, from Jamestown through the current day, one-page worksheets explain an important event or person with three "review and write" questions at the bottom. Teach students about slavery, white paternalism, the Dred Scott case, Massacres, reconstruction, poll taxes & literacy tests, the Harlem Renaissance, the Sit-In Movement, the Birmingham Church Bombing, Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, and more. Multiple choice tests that cover multiple "chapters" are included. 98 pages, softcover, with answer key. Grades 7-12.

  1. Hidden History: Profiles of Black Americans
    Hidden History: Profiles of Black Americans
    Milliken / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.95 Save 10% ($0.96)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW705961

There are many voices that are part of Black History, many men and women who are simply ignored. This workbook features 25 lesser-known yet significant people have enriched all of our lives. Discover who was a Union Army spy during the Civil War, planted the American flag on the North Pole, was the first female student pilot, invented refrigerated trucks and more! A biographical reading sheet is included, as well as a page with comprehension questions and "What do you think?" question. 56 reproducible pages, softcover. Grades 4-6. Answer Key included.

  1. Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the  African American Family Tree
    Black Roots: A Beginner's Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree
    Tony Burroughs
    Simon & Schuster / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $25.19 Retail: $27.99 Save 10% ($2.80)
    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
    CBD Stock No: WW84704

Finally, here is the fun, easy-to-use guide that African Americans have been waiting for since Alex Haley published Roots more than twenty-five years ago. Written by the leading African American professional genealogist in the United States who teaches and lectures widely, this book highlights some of the special problems, solutions, and sources unique to African Americans. Based on solid genealogical principles and designed for those who have little or no experience researching their family's past, but valuable to any genealogist, this book explains everything you need to get started, including: where to search close to home, where to write for records, how to make the best use of libraries and the Internet, and how to organize research, analyze historical documents, and write the family history.

  1. History of the Civil Rights Movement Coloring Book
    History of the Civil Rights Movement Coloring Book
    Steven James Petruccio
    Dover Publications / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $3.59 Retail: $3.99 Save 10% ($0.40)
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    CBD Stock No: WW478463
    1. Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Grades 5-8
      Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction, Grades 5-8
      Cindy Barden
      Carson-Dellosa Publishing LLC / Trade Paperback
      $12.59 Retail: $13.99 Save 10% ($1.40)
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW375850

    The Mark Twain American History workbook series provides students in grades 5-8 with opportunities to explore important events in our country's past and learn about the people who made American history. Perfect for supplementing a textbook-based course or as an accompaniment to a unit study, a variety of exercises fit with diverse learning styles.

    Slavery, Civil War, and Reconstruction covers the events that led up to the Civil War, Lincoln's presidency, slavery, Reconstruction, and other concepts through critical thinking, writing, and historical-concept exercises. Bolded vocabulary, time lines, map activities, and suggested reading provide an integrated approach to workbook-learning. 122 reproducible pages, softcover. Answer key included. Grades 5-8.

    1. Underground Railroad: Path to Freedom
      Underground Railroad: Path to Freedom
      Carole Marsh
      Gallopade International / 2002 / Trade Paperback
      $5.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 14% ($1.00)
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      CBD Stock No: WW063595

    Slavery in the South was a dark chapter in American history, yet in this desperate time, a shining light of hope emerged from the darkness in the Underground Railroad.

    Powered by the hearts, minds, and hands of Americans, this network of courageous men and women, safe houses, and secret messages moved close to 100,000 slaves to freedom in the first art of the 19th century.

    The stories of the Underground Railroad are full of suspense, compassion, and amazing determination. Meet Harriet Tubman, the "Moses" of her people; "Box" Brown, who shipped himself to freedom in a crate; and how slaves passed messages and used the stars to guide themselves to freedom. 28 pages, softcover. Ages 7-14.

    1. Harriet Tubman Biography FunBook
      Harriet Tubman Biography FunBook
      Carole Marsh
      Gallopade International / 2008 / Trade Paperback
      $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
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      CBD Stock No: WW066848

    Get to know Harriet Tubman in this reproducible Biography funbook! Puzzles, riddles, word searches, and other fun activities reinforce the short paragraphs that tell the story of Tubman's life. 14 reproducible pages, softcover.

    1. Booker T Washington Biography FunBook
      Booker T Washington Biography FunBook
      Carole Marsh
      Gallopade International / 2008 / Trade Paperback
      $3.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 13% ($0.50)
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      CBD Stock No: WW067029

    Get to know Booker T in this reproducible Biography funbook! Puzzles, riddles, word searches, and other fun activities reinforce the short paragraphs that tell the story of Booker's life. 14 reproducible pages, softcover.

    1. Brain Quest Black History
      Brain Quest Black History
      Workman Publishing / Other
      $9.99 Retail: $11.95 Save 16% ($1.96)
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      CBD Stock No: WW139966

    Smarter. Fresher. Better. And now with new content, and new packaging. Featuring a complete updating of the content and an eye-catching, brainy-retro new look, this is a dazzling makeover, inside and out.

    For kids it's fun unplugged. For parents, it's the easiest, most trusted way to know if their children are keeping pace.The content is the same that kids will find on standardized tests, handled in such a way that it promotes mental flexibility.

    1. Don't Know Beans About Black History
      Don't Know Beans About Black History
      Carole Marsh
      Gallopade International / Other
      $9.49 Retail: $12.99 Save 27% ($3.50)
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      CBD Stock No: WW069146

    Don't Know Beans About...Black History includes 60 question-cards and 60 answer-cards. As each correct answer is given, players perform a fun task such as giving the closest person a high-five or hitting an imaginary baseball and shouting "Home run!" Ages 8 & up.

    A few of the sample questions and answers include:

  1. Who was one of the most famous "conductors" on the Underground Railroad?
  2. Who is known as the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement?
  3. Who was the first African American to be elected President?
  4. Who organized and became president of Tuskegee Institute?
  5. Louis Armstrong was famous for playing this musical instrument.

    1. Black History: Pre-Civil War Chart
      Black History: Pre-Civil War Chart
      Barcharts Inc / Other
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      CBD Stock No: WW229341

    Pull out this handy Barchart when you need a refresher on Black History: Pre-Civil War! Laminated and three-hole-punched, this chart includes information on the revolution, the road to civil war, and more. 6-pages (3 double-sided panels).

    1. Black History: Civil War to Present Chart
      Black History: Civil War to Present Chart
      Barcharts Inc / Other
      $6.26 Retail: $6.95 Save 10% ($0.69)
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW229280

    Keep the major events in Black History at your fingertips with this laminated, three-page Quick Study BarChart. Arranged in timeline format, small print fits in the most important events from the Civil War to the present. Three-hole-punched. Timeline goes up through 2008's election of President Obama and Eric H. Holder, Jr. and Desiree Roger's positions in the White House.

    1. Notable Black Women in American History Card Game
      Notable Black Women in American History Card Game
      U.s. Games Systems, Inc. / Other
      $5.40 Retail: $6.00 Save 10% ($0.60)
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW814551

    These History Channel Cards feature 13 African-American women including Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday, Mabel Keaton Staupers, and Patricia Roberts Harris. Discover their significant historical and cultural contributions. Each deck includes 52 cards and instructions for a special card game.

    1. Black History, Social Studies Cards, Grades 3+
      Black History, Social Studies Cards, Grades 3+
      Edupress / 2015 / Other
      $8.49 Retail: $9.99 Save 15% ($1.50)
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      CBD Stock No: WW129704

    Help students improve their reading skills with this set of Reading Comprehension cards with social studies content! Each card features a photo on the front; the back features an informational paragraph with three reading comprehension questions. Students will practice reading for detail, building vocabulary, using context clues, inferring, drawing conclusions, and more! This set of Black History cards covers the Bomb-damaged home of Arthur Shores, Jackie Robinson, a slave house, WEB Du Bois, Frederick Douglass, Fannie Lout Hamer, Louis Armstrong, Jim Crow Laws, Sojourner Truth, and more. Teacher's Guide included. Grades 3+. 32 Cards. 8" x 6".

    1. Black History Events Accents
      Black History Events Accents
      Edupress / Other
      $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 03/18/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW863244
    1. Black History Straight Border Trim
      Black History Straight Border Trim
      Edupress / Other
      $3.39 Retail: $3.99 Save 15% ($0.60)
      Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/17/17.
      CBD Stock No: WW963215