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The ABCs of Black history / words by Rio Cortez; pictures by Lauren Semmer.

Cortez, Rio, (author.). Semmer, Lauren, (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 15 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE COR (Text) 0001002431300 JUV Easy New Checked out 01/28/2021

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"B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture. Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and centuries, triumph and heartbreak,creativity and joy. It's a story of big ideas--P is for Power, S is for Science and Soul. Of significant moments--G is for Great Migration. Of iconic figures--H is for Zora Neale Hurston, X is for Malcom X. It's an ABC book like no other, and a story ofhope and love. In addition to rhyming text, the book includes back matter with information on the events, places, and people mentioned in the poem, from Mae Jemison to W. E. B. Du Bois, Fannie Lou Hamer to Sam Cooke, and the Little Rock Nine to DJ Kool Herc"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5 and up Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Grades 2-3 Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Subject: African Americans > History > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Alphabet books > Juvenile literature.

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