The Resource Uncelebrated narratives from Black history, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Uncelebrated narratives from Black history, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr

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Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
Title
Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
Title number
Volume 1
Title part
Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
Statement of responsibility
words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
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Language
eng
Summary
"Strange Fruit, Volume I, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentary on nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the first integrated school in America, established in the 1830s; Marshall 'Major' Taylor, a.k.a. the Black Cyclone, the first Black champion in any sport; and Bass Reeves, the most successful lawman in the Old West. Written and illustrated by Joel Christian Gill, the diverse art beautifully captures the spirit of each remarkable individual and opens a window into an important part of American history"--Provided by publisher
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Strange fruit
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Summary
"Strange Fruit, Volume I, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history is a collection of stories from African American history that exemplifies success in the face of great adversity. This unique graphic anthology offers historical and cultural commentaryon nine uncelebrated heroes whose stories are not often found in history books. Among the stories included are: Henry 'Box' Brown, who escaped from slavery by mailing himself to Philadelphia; Alexander Crummel and the Noyes Academy, the first integrated school in America, established in the 1830s; Marshall 'Major' Taylor, a.k.a. the Black Cyclone, the first Black champion in any sport; and Bass Reeves, the most successful lawman in the Old West. Written and illustrated by Joel Christian Gill, the diverseart beautifully captures the spirit of each remarkable individual and opens a window into an important part of American history"--
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Illustration line
Award
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, 2015.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
Biography type
collective biography
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10356444
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.049607300922
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Series statement
Strange fruit
Series volume
volume 1
Target audience
juvenile
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Volume 1
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Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
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Uncelebrated narratives from Black history
Label
Uncelebrated narratives from Black history, words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Strange fruit
Control code
sky2ocm59315410
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
172 pages
Isbn
9781938486296
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014010803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations

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