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African-American Women Writers free pdf Inspiring biographical profiles that bring African-American women writers to life for young readersAward-winning children's book author Brenda Wilkinson introduces young readers to thirty notable figures in American literature. Spanning three centuries of American history, she tells the fascinating stories of a varied group of poets, playwrights, journalists, and novelists. Their dazzling talents and unflagging courage and determination offer young readers encouragement and perspective. Each well-rounded profile details its subject's origins, challenges, achievements, and more. * Tells the stories of both famous and unsung heroines, including Zora Neale Hurston, Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, and Terry McMillan * Illustrated with vintage photographs * Includes timeline, bibliography, notes, and glossary Brenda Wilkinson (New York, NY) is the recipient of a School Library Journal Best Children's Book Award, an American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults Award, and a New York Times Book Review Outstanding Children's Book of the Year Award.Jim Haskins (New York, NY) is Professor of English Literature at the University of Florida, Gainesville and the author of more than one hundred nonfiction books for young readers. He has won many awards, including the Washington Post Children's Book Award and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

About Brenda Wilkinson

BRENDA WILKINSON is a recipient of a School Library Journal Best Children's Book Award, an American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults Award, and a New York Times Book Review Outstanding Children's Book of the Year Award. JIM HASKINS has written more than one hundred nonfiction books for young readers, including Diary of a Harlem School Teacher- his collaboration with Rosa Parks on her autobiography, Rosa Parks: My Story- The Harlem Renaissance- and Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation. He is Professor of English at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and the winner of numerous awards, including the Washington Post Children's Book Guild Award for the body of his work, the Carter G. Woodson Award, and the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

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Author : Brenda Wilkinson
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 16 December 1999
ISBN : 0471175803
EAN : 9780471175803
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 176 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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