From Juneteenth and unsung civil rights activists to daring female aviators to black EMTs who pioneered the profession, The Black History Activity Book will entertain, educate, and enlighten as you make your way through its pages. Learn about important figures and events in black history in a way you haven't experienced before, and then you can test your knowledge and explore further with trivia questions, crossword puzzles, word searches, and detailed coloring pages that will keep you stimulated for hours. This activity book features the inspirational biographies of black pioneers and trailblazers in various fields. You'll meet the inventor Frederick McKinley Jones, the opera sensation Marian Anderson, and the founder of an exclusive all-black California town, among several others. You will also be presented with a brief history of Newark, complete with an ethnic transformation that created a stew for racial violence and uprising. Each biographical article is followed by at least one related activity and an associated coloring page for your enjoyment. Unlike other books on the market that feature well-known subjects and events from black history, The Black History Activity Book covers obscure history makers, whose triumphs, struggles, and dreams are also worth telling. Prepare to be edified!
Did you know that a black man founded Chicago, Illinois? Did you know that the iconic television program Sesame Street grew out of the Civil Rights movement? This collection of unsung trailblazers unearths these and other little-known facts from the past. Packed with insightful encyclopedic entries, 45 People, Places, and Events in Black History You Should Know is the perfect primer for the Black History dabbler or enthusiast. In this book, you will discover: 15 individual men 15 individual women, and 15 important people, places, or events A large portion of these subjects received scant recognition from media outlets. But their names and stories are worth remembering because they figure prominently in the large historic landscape that forms the world narrative. Among the many subjects covered in this book are Bridget "Biddy" Mason, a black female and former slave. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, she was the wealthiest resident of Los Angeles, California. You'll learn about Covert, Michigan, the U.S. township that defied the racist norms of the post-Civil War era by refusing to segregate. And you'll read about C.R. Patterson and Sons, the first and only major car manufacturer owned and operated by black Americans. Prepare to be informed!
As a senior I know how important it is to change your eating habits and improve your health. You can follow these simple healthy eating habits I put in this book and start changing your life forever. You can stay healthy, young, active, vibrant from this day forward. Start now with what you have and defy your age and improve your health like I did. What if you could make your skin glow by eating fruit; or get rid of acne by eating fruit. What if you could improve your skins elasticity by eating fruit; promote smooth, supple skin by eating fruit? All in my book! What if you could kill or stop the growth of pre-cancerous cells by eating certain fruits; or prevent the onset and progression of cancer by eating certain fruits; or even increase your hair growth by eating nuts? All in this book! What if you could lower your risk of certain cancers, cardiovascular disease, and heart disease by eating nuts; or prevent hair loss problems including dandruff in men and women by eating fruits; or prevent arrhythmia and cardiovascular diseases by eating vegetables? All in this book! What if you could lower fatigue by eating vegetables; or protect yourself against and fight certain forms of cancer, such as bone, breast, colon, larynx and lung cancers by eating vegetables? What if you could boost your brain function by eating vegetables and so much more all in this book. I include a Healthy Eating Plan. This Healthy Eating Plan suggests you change the foods you eat and the liquids you drink. The healthy eating plan consists of a list of foods to avoid and a list of foods to include. I include fruits that heal, vegetables that heal, beverages that heal. My skin may be glowing. I don’t look like what I’ve been through. I guide you along the path to healthy living and longevity. I introduce you to new healthy food groups that allow you to continue to enjoy the foods you love, stay healthy, active, youthful from this day forward.
These twenty-one stories in African-American History make up an inspiring album of Americans of African descent who, against all odds, made significant contributions to American history (includes information on Barack Obama). Their stories are told in language that is meaningful to the students learning about these notable people and events for the first time. Each story is followed by an activity that will help students recall the major contributions of each subject. Frederick Douglass, Bill Picket, and W. E. B. Du Bois are just a few of the influential African-Americans to whom your students will be introduced in this fantastic book. 48 pages.
Drawing on art, music, stories, poetry and film, the author provides more than 100 fun and imaginative therapeutic activities and ideas to unleash the creativity of children and teenagers ages 5 and older, with the activities designed to teach social-skills development, anger-control strategies, conflict resolution and thinking skills. Original.
These twenty-one stories in African-American History make up an inspiring album of Americans of African descent who, against all odds, made significant contributions to American history (includes information on Barack Obama). Their stories are told in language that is meaningful to the students learning about these notable people and events for the first time. Each story is followed by an activity that will help students recall the major contributions of each subject. Sojourner Truth, Jesse Owens, and George Washington Carver are just a few of the influential African-Americans to whom your students will be introduced in this fantastic book. 48 pages.
The wonders of the Queen City will excite all kids, whether they are from Atlanta, visiting Atlanta, or just learning about this awesome, amazing place. This exciting and educational coloring/activity book parades kids all around Atlanta, from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic District to Zoo Atlanta, from the High Museum of Art to the World of Coca-Cola! Kids travel through Atlanta by way of mazes, dot-to-dots, crosswords, coloring pages, matching, a detailed map and other fun activities. Kids visit Atlanta's sports teams, museums, famous landmarks and cultural centers, learning all about Atlanta history, geography, people and much more!