Addy's Surprise

Addy's Surprise
Title Addy's Surprise PDF eBook
Author Connie Rose Porter
Publisher
Pages 0
Release 1998
Genre African Americans
ISBN 9781562470791

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The story of Addy, a courageous girl around the year 1864 who is determined to be free in the midst of the Civil War.

Addy's Surprise

Addy's Surprise
Title Addy's Surprise PDF eBook
Author Connie Rose Porter
Publisher
Pages 86
Release 2000
Genre African Americans
ISBN 9781562470791

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Presents six stories that follow the adventures of Addy Walker, a girl who escapes slavery with her mother in 1864, and settles with her in Philadelphia where they work to make a new life and hope for the day when the entire family can be reunited.

100 Most Popular African American Authors

100 Most Popular African American Authors
Title 100 Most Popular African American Authors PDF eBook
Author Bernard A. Drew
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 373
Release 2006-11-30
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0313090440

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Here's a one stop resource, containing 100 profiles of your favorite contemporary African American writers, along with complete lists of their works. Focusing on writers who have made their mark in the past 25 years, this guide stresses African American writers of popular and genre literature-from Rochelle Alers and Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, and Omar Tyree, with a few classic literary giants also included. Short profiles provide an overview of the author's life and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are accompanied by black-and-white photos of the author. The biographies are followed by a complete list of the author's published works. Where can you find information about popular, contemporary African American authors? Web sites can be difficult to locate and unreliable, particularly for some of the newer authors, and their contents are inconsistent and often inaccurate. Although there are a number of reference works on African American writers, the emphasis tends to be on historical and literary authors. Here's a single volume containing 100 profiles of your favorite contemporary African American writers, along with lists of their works. Short profiles provide an overview of the author's life and summarize his or her writing accomplishments. Many are accompanied by black-and-white photos of the author. The biographies are followed by a complete list of the author's published works. Focusing on writers who have made their mark in the past 25 years, this guide covers African American writers of popular and genre literature—from Rochelle Alers, Octavia Butler, and Samuel Delaney to Walter Mosley, Omar Tyree, and Zane. A few classic literary giants who are popular with today's readers are also included—e.g., Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, and Richard Wright. Readers who want to know more about their favorite African American authors or find other books written by those authors, students researching AA authors for reports and papers, and educators seeking background information for classes in African American literature will find this guide invaluable. (High school and up.)

Addy's Surprise

Addy's Surprise
Title Addy's Surprise PDF eBook
Author Connie Porter
Publisher Turtleback
Pages 77
Release 1993-09-01
Genre Afro-Americans
ISBN 9780606051040

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Addy and her mother forgo their Christmas plans to help the newly freed slaves arriving in Philadelphia during the Civil War.

Connecting Cultures

Connecting Cultures
Title Connecting Cultures PDF eBook
Author Rebecca L. Thomas
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 691
Release 1996-01-30
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0313080224

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A comprehensive guide to multicultural literature for children, this valuable resource features more than 1,600 titles—including fiction, folktales, poetry, and song books—that focus on diverse cultural groups. The selected titles, pubished between the 1970s and 1990s are suitable for use with preschoolers through sixth graders and are likely to be found on the shelves of school and public libraries. Topics are timely, with an emphasis on books that reflect the needs and interests of today's children. Each detailed entry includes bibliographic information. Use level is also included, as are cultural designation, subjects, and a summary. The invaluable Subject Access section incorporates use level culture information.

African-Centered Pedagogy

African-Centered Pedagogy
Title African-Centered Pedagogy PDF eBook
Author Peter C. Murrell Jr.
Publisher State University of New York Press
Pages 237
Release 2012-02-01
Genre Education
ISBN 0791489027

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Integrates the historical, cultural, political, and developmental considerations of the African American experience into a theory for the educational achievement of African American children.

Black Dolls

Black Dolls
Title Black Dolls PDF eBook
Author Debbie Behan Garrett
Publisher Debbie Behan Garrett
Pages 450
Release 2008
Genre Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN 0615242022

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Collectors and non-collectors will experience the passion for collecting dolls in Ms. Garrett's second, FULL COLOR, black-doll reference book, which is a comprehensive celebration with up-to-date values of over 1000 vintage-to-modern black dolls. Doll genres celebrated, referenced, and valued include early dolls and memorabilia, cloth, fashion, manufactured, artist, one-of-a-kind, celebrity, and paper dolls. `A to Z Tips on Collecting,¿ `Doll Creativity,¿ and loads of `Added Extras¿ will entertain, enlighten, excite, and encourage the most discriminating collector. Readers will experience five years of the author's continuous and extensive doll research combined with nearly 20 years of doll-collecting experience. Black Dolls: A Comprehensive Guide to Celebrating, Collecting, and Experiencing the Passion, is an informative, must-have reference for any doll collector¿s library.