Hand In Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America

Hardcover | October 23, 2012

byAndrea PinkneyIllustratorBrian Pinkney

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HAND IN HAND presents the stories of ten men from different eras in American history, organized chronologically to provide a scope from slavery to the modern day. The stories are accessible, fully-drawn narratives offering the subjects'' childhood influences, the time and place in which they lived, their accomplishments and motivations, and the legacies they left for future generations as links in the "freedom chain." This book will be the definitive family volume on the subject, punctuated with dynamic full color portraits and spot illustrations by two-time Caldecott Honor winner and multiple Coretta Scott King Book Award recipient Brian Pinkney. Backmatter includes a civil rights timeline, sources, and further reading.

Profiled:
Benjamin Banneker
Frederick Douglass
Booker T. Washington
W.E.B. DuBois
A. Philip Randolph
Thurgood Marshall
Jackie Robinson
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King, Jr
Barack H. Obama II

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HAND IN HAND presents the stories of ten men from different eras in American history, organized chronologically to provide a scope from slavery to the modern day. The stories are accessible, fully-drawn narratives offering the subjects' childhood influences, the time and place in which they lived, their accomplishments and motivations, and the legacies they left for future generations as links in ...

Andrea Davis Pinkney has written several acclaimed books for middle grade readers, including the novelsBird in a Box, a Today ShowAl Roker Book Club pick,andWith the Might of Angels, a book in the Dear America series. She is also the author of the nonfiction bookLet It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor winner. Andrea's many picture books includeSit In: How Four Friends ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:243 pages, 11 × 8.75 × 0.75 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Disney-HyperionLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1423142578

ISBN - 13:9781423142577

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