Released on 2009-02-02Categories Social Science

America I AM Black Facts

America I AM Black Facts

Author: Quintard Taylor

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 1401930395

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

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This invaluable reference timeline charts African American history from 1601-2008 against the backdrop of American and world history. AIA Black Facts reveals the unexpected relationships between people and events, and the often unrecognized causes and effects that created African Americans’ indelible imprint on our nation.
Released on Categories Young Adult Nonfiction

Black Facts for Black Lives that Matter Everyday

Black Facts for Black Lives that Matter Everyday

Author: Kenneth Washington

Publisher: Kenneth Washington

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 221

View: 907

Black Facts brings to life Black Achievements that every American should know & be proud of. Here are a few Testimonials & Book Excerpts: Teachers Union: This book inspires students to learn more about real African American History. 1892 - Bessie Coleman was the first African-American & Native-American woman to hold a pilot license. Professor: Every American should know these American Accomplishments. 1918 - Lewis H Latimer patented the light bulb and telephone. Student 1: Wow, I was surprised that so many African Americans excel in so many areas other than sports and entertainment. 1891 - Zora Neale Hurston was one of first Black women filmmakers. YW: $4 for a book like this is fantastic. 1890 - William B. Purvis invented the fountain pen. Student 2: I didn’t know that African Americans are responsible for everyday items such as the washing machine, street sweeping machine and the list goes on and on. 1938 – Captain B Collins patented portable electric light. KW: This is a wonderful book. Every family should own this book. 1918 - Lewis H Latimer patented the light bulb and telephone.
Released on Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

14 Fun Facts About Black Holes

14 Fun Facts About Black Holes

Author: Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 20

View: 876

TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time – possibly falling into another universe or another time, or even falling forever. You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Released on Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About Black Holes: A 15-Minute Book

Author: Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: Learning Island

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

View: 613

TV and movies will have you believing that black holes are huge holes in space and anything that falls into them is lost for all time – possibly falling into another universe or another time, or even falling forever. You may think that black holes run around in space like huge vacuum cleaners sucking up everything in their path. This is not true. But what actually is a black hole and what do they do? This book will help you find out. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Released on 2005-08Categories Games & Activities

Giant Word Search Puzzle Book of Notable Black Firsts and Facts

Giant Word Search Puzzle Book of Notable Black Firsts and Facts

Author: J. C. Wilson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595347285

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 505

View: 760

Author J. C. Wilson compiles 117 puzzles that cover over a thousand persons and items related to outstanding Black achievements throughout history. Look up, down, and diagonally to uncover a "hidden treasure" of the names of Black achievers in a wide range of interesting topics such as arts and entertainment, business, civil rights, communications, education, literature, politics, sports, and many more. Sharpen your pencils and test your wits as you delight in discovering new and exciting trivia facts about individual pioneers such as Hazel Scott, Biddy Mason, Nat Turner, Max Robinson, James Meredith, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Garrett A. Morgan, Shirley Chisholm, Joseph Willis, Jack Johnson, and many more. A brief achievements profile and biographical index at the end of Giant Word Search Puzzle Book of Notable Black Firsts and Facts provides quick information about all of the individuals featured throughout this compilation of brainteasers. The book also contains a fun multiple choice/true or false quiz that highlights many Black accomplishments. Every question and answer is challenging and educational!
Released on 1888Categories Law reports, digests, etc

The Northeastern Reporter

The Northeastern Reporter

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044103145546

Category: Law reports, digests, etc

Page:

View: 997

Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and Court of Appeals of New York; May/July 1891-Mar./Apr. 1936, Appellate Court of Indiana; Dec. 1926/Feb. 1927-Mar./Apr. 1936, Courts of Appeals of Ohio.