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TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Chapter One An Early Presence: Africans in the Americas before Colonization Chapter Two The Early Years: The Beginning of Slavery in the New World Chapter Three African Americans and the Beginning of a New Nation Chapter Four Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad, and the Voice of Frederick Douglass Chapter Five The Years Leading Up To and During the Civil War Chapter Six Hope and Reconstruction After the Civil War Chapter Seven A Land of Promise: Exploring and Settling the West Chapter Eight New Laws, Old Racism: The Jim Crow Years Chapter Nine Gaining Community, Gaining Voice: The Harlem Renaissance, the Negro Baseball League, and Two World Wars Chapter Ten Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Struggle for Civil Rights Chapter Eleven Telling It Like It Is: Stories of Today Chapter Twelve Selection and Inclusion of Children's Literature American History: A Critique Chapter Thirteen Outstanding Authors and Illustrators of Children's Literature Glossary About the Author Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans in literature -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature -- Bibliography.
Children's literature, American -- Bibliography.
African Americans in literature -- Study and teaching.