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Strange fruit

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Strange fruit

Gill, Joel Christian.

Golden, CO : Fulcrum Publishing, [2014]

172 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm

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.

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ISBN:

9781938486296 (paperback)

ISBN:

1938486293 (paperback)

LC Call No:

E185.96 .G54 2014

Dewey Class No:

973.04960730092/2 B 23

Author:

Gill, Joel Christian.

Title:

Strange fruit. Volume 1, Uncelebrated narratives from Black history / words and pictures by Joel Christian Gill ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

VaryingTitle:

Uncelebrated narratives from Black history

Physical:

172 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm

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Summary:

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.

Target Audience:

"Audience: Age 12 to 18"--T.p. verso.

Subject:

African Americans--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African Americans--Biography--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Heroes--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Heroes--United States--Biography--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

African Americans--History--Anecdotes--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

African Americans--History--Anecdotes--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

African Americans--Biography.

Subject:

Heroes--United States--Biography.

Subject:

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Nonfiction.

Subject:

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels / History.

Subject:

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies.

Subject:

EDUCATION / Multicultural Education.

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