Heart and soul: the story of America and African Americans

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Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews.

The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. This is the story of the men, women, and children who toiled in the hot sun picking cotton for their masters; it's about the America ripped in two by Jim Crow laws; it's about the brothers and sisters of all colors who rallied against those who would dare bar a child from an education. It's a story of discrimination and broken promises, determination, and triumphs.

Told through the unique point of view and intimate voice of a one-hundred-year-old African-American female narrator, this inspiring book demonstrates that in gaining their freedom and equal rights, African Americans helped our country achieve its promise of liberty and justice--the true heart and soul of our nation.

Supports the Common Core State Standards

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ISBN:
9780061730795
9780062125255
9780605738119
9780061730740
9780061730764
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.6, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
1050L
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Grouping Title heart and soul the story of america and african americans
Grouping Author nelson kadir
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-19 22:52:58PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-19 23:52:29PM

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display_description An unnamed narrator tells the story of her Pap and the history of African Americans in America, including the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Civil Rights Movement, and finally the election of Barak Obama.
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subject_facet African Americans -- History, African Americans -- History -- Juvenile literature, Coretta Scott King Award -- 2012, Coretta Scott King Honor book -- 2012, United States -- Civilization -- African American influences, United States -- Civilization -- African American influences -- Juvenile literature, United States -- Civilization. -- African American influences
title_display Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans
title_full Heart and Soul The Story of America and African Americans, Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans / by Kadir Nelson, Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans / words and paintings by Kadir Nelson
title_short Heart and soul :
title_sub the story of America and African Americans
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African American influences, African Americans, Civilization, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King Honor book, History, Juvenile Nonfiction