Traditionally observed from December 26th to January 1st, this unique African-American holiday represents a time of cultural reaffirmation. Our little books make terrific party favors that can help liven up all seven days of celebration.
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|African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 |
by Joan R. Sherman
Rich selection of 74 poems ranging from religious and moral verse of Phillis Wheatley Peters (ca. 1753–1784) to 20th-century work of Countee Cullen, James Weldon Johnson, and Langston Hughes. Introduction. Includes 4 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
|Little African Girl Paper Doll |
by Sylvia Walker
One charming little girl paper doll and eight authentic costumes: Xhosa robe, Zulu dance costume, sheath and headdress of a Baule queen, Fulani dancer's costume, plus outfits from Swaziland, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zanzibar.
|Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence: 1818-1913 |
by Alice Moore Dunbar
51 speeches by prominent African-American leaders include Frederick Douglass' "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?", plus speeches by Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, Fanny Jackson, and others.
|The Story of the Underground Railroad |
by Peter F. Copeland
Forty-four dramatically illustrated scenes tell the story of the secret network that took runaway slaves from southern states to the North and Canada between 1830 and 1860. Descriptive captions.
|African Plains Sticker Picture |
by Dianne Gaspas-Ettl
Sticker images of lions, zebras, elephants, and other animals bring life to a sunny background scene of grassland complete with waterhole, vegetation, and distant mountains. 39 stickers.