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Their eyes on the stars: four Black writers.

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hammon, Jupiter, 1711-ca. 1800 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Horton, George Moses, 1798?-ca. 1880 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Brown, William Wells, 1815-1884 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Hammon, Jupiter, 1711-ca. 1800,
  • Horton, George Moses, 1798?-ca. 1880,
  • Brown, William Wells, 1815-1884,
  • Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932,
  • Authors, American -- 18th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American authors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • African American men -- Intellectual life -- Juvenile literature,
  • African Americans -- Biography,
  • Authors, American

  • About the Edition

    Traces the lives of four black writers who wrote of the Negro experience in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century America.

    Edition Notes

    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
    SeriesToward freedom series
    ContributionsCary, Louis F., 1915- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 C5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p.
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5412428M
    ISBN 100811648044
    LC Control Number73003499
    OCLC/WorldCa596322


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