African American Collection (16 books)

African American Collection (16 books)

Product details

  • Author: Various
  • SKU/ISBN: TL-AA
  • Year: 2010
  • Page count: 2 376
  • Reading level: 6-12
  • Lexile Level: 660L-1060L
  • Weight: 7 lb
  • Availability: In stock
$32.00
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Overview

Want students to read more? So do we. That's why we created the Townsend Library—a collection of more than 100 high-interest paperbacks that engage and entice readers.

 

As a convenience to educators, we've bundled related Townsend Library books into collections that allow you to easily extend your classroom offerings or deepen your coverage of a specific genre or topic.

 

Books in this nonfiction collection will have particular appeal to readers interested in the African American experience and/or African American history.

More information

The African American Stories Collection includes one copy of each of the books listed below (16 books total).  To learn more about a particular book, click its title.

A Dream Fulfilled: The Story of Barack Obama by Tanya Savory 

Brother to Brother by Beth Johnson

Foster Care Odyssey: A Black Girl's Story by Theresa Cameron

Harriet Tubman: Freedom Leader by Tanya Savory

Ida B. Wells: A Woman of Courage by Ruth A. Rouff

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

Jackie Robinson: An American Hero by Anne Schraff

Learning to Live: A Black Woman's Journey Beyond Foster Care by Theresa Cameron

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Warrior For Peace by Tanya Savory

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Rod Sutton: My Story by Rod Sutton

Rosa Parks and the Bus to Freedom by Beth Johnson

Sister to Sister: Black Women Speak to Young Black Women by Beth Johnson

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

William Still and the Underground Railroad by Kathleen Stevens

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest by Tanya Savory

Click a title below to read the book's first chapter.

A Dream Fulfilled: The Story of Barack Obama by Tanya Savory 

Brother to Brother by Beth Johnson

Sister to Sister by Beth Johnson

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

Harriet Tubman: Freedom Leader by Tanya Savory

William Still and the Underground Railroad by Kathleen Stevens 

Jackie Robinson: An American Hero by Anne Schraff

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

Foster Care Odyssey: A Black Girl's Story by Theresa Cameron

Learning to Live: A Black Woman's Journey Beyond Foster Care by Theresa Cameron

Ida B. Wells: A Woman of Courage by Ruth A. Rouff

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Warrior For Peace by Tanya Savory

Rosa Parks and the Bus to Freedom by Beth Johnson

Rod Sutton: My Story by Rod Sutton