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Portraits of African-American heroes

by Tonya Bolden

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Published by Puffin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Heroes,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    A collection of twenty biographical stories about famous African American heroes from Frederick Douglass to Gwendolyn Brooks to Joe Lewis.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTonya Bolden ; paintings by Ansel Pitcairn
    ContributionsPitcairn, Ansel, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.96 .B58 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 pages :
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26343795M
    ISBN 10014240473X
    ISBN 109780142404737
    OCLC/WorldCa64663860

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