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Author:
Faith Ringgold
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Children encounter the portraits of 12 famous African American women during a summer visit to Aunt Connie's house.
Author:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
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A brief picture book on the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category.
Author:
Betty Boyd Caroli
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Take a look at each First Lady and her effect on the job of First Lady and examine the ways the role of First Lady has changed over the years.
Author:
Beatrice Gormley
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A collection of portraits of America's First Ladies recounts the lives and contributions of such figures as Bess Truman, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Eleanor Roosevelt, and is complemented by large-size photographs.
Author:
Edith P. Mayo
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Details of the Smithsonian exhibition featuring gowns and clothing, personal belongings, White House and campaign memorabilia which examines the duties and role of the presidential wife.
Author:
Carl Sferrazza Anthony
Reading Level:
High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Author Carl S. Anthony likens the First Ladies to a select sorority in this splendid history that defines the political and social power inherent to the position of First Lady.
Author:
Amy Pastan
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at the First Ladies and biographies of those highlighted.
Author:
Carole Boston Weatherford
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror, North Carolina. Her family is involved in NAACP voter registration, sit-ins, and picketing during the civil rights moevement.
Author:
Toyomi Igus
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Fiction
An overview of jazz from its African origins through to hip-hop. Each two-page section includes a prose poem, a historical timeline, and a painting.
Author:
Roxanne Orgill
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of Louis Armstrong as a boy and how he was sent to The Colored Waif's Home, where a music teacher discovers Louis' musical talent and gives him a cornet.
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