9 edition of Their eyes on the stars: four Black writers. found in the catalog.
Traces the lives of four black writers who wrote of the Negro experience in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century America.
|Genre||Juvenile literature., Biography, Biography.|
|Series||Toward freedom series|
|Contributions||Cary, Louis F., 1915- illus.|
|LC Classifications||PS153.N5 C5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||174|
|LC Control Number||73003499|
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