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How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea


Book Description


African Americans have been drawn to the sea for hundreds of years. In this collection of biographies, Eloise Greenfield examines how that connection to the sea has influenced generations of African Americans -- from a shipbuilder-businessman during the American Revolution to the first woman and African American to hold the highest-ranking position in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... More
Book Information
PublisherAmistad Press
BindingHardcover (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages128
ISBN-100060289910
ISBN-13978-0060289911
Publication Date12/24/2002
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About Eloise Greenfield (Author) : Eloise Greenfield is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Eloise Greenfield include Brothers & Sisters: Family Poems, Children of Long Ago: Poems.
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About Jan Spivey Gilchrist (Illustrator) : I am an illustrator/author of over sixty-five children's books, author of three, INDIGO and MOONLIGHT GOLD, MADELIA, and MY AMERICA. I have won many awards including, the Coretta Scott King Award Illu... more
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