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African-american Heroes & Heroines
African-american Heroes & Heroines

African-american Heroes & Heroines

150 True Stories of African-American Heroism


300 Pages, 5.98 x 8.97

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $20.00)

Publication Date: January 1998

ISBN 9780811908696

Rights: WOR

Frederick Fell Publishers, Inc. (Jan 1998)


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America's African-Americans will identify their role models with this collection of inspiring and amazing stories that showcases 150 black heroes and heroines. These action-packed biographies and powerful illustrations document and highlight the major and historical accomplishments of important African-Americans. As part of Fell's "American Heroes and Heroines" series, here's a tribute to the African-American experience. Includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Frederick Douglass, Oprah, Justice Thurgood Marshall, and Jackie Robinson. War Heroes, doctors, scientists, educators, artists, athletes, businessmen and leaders of many professions are included.

Author Biography

Kathryn I. Bel Monte has been a freelance writer for 20 years for publications including Essence Magazine and The Miami Times. She has produced historical and educational documentaries for television. Her great, great grandfather was a slave who fought for his freedom as a civil War soldier and is a featured hero. Bel Monte received her Masters in Education from Florida Atlantic University.