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Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers

McKissack, Pat, 1944-.

New York : Scholastic Press, 1999.

xxiv, 152 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.

Reading Level: 6.0

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ISBN:

0590483137

LC Call No:

SH381.5 .M38 1999

Dewey Class No:

639.2/8/0896073 21

Author:

McKissack, Pat, 1944-.

Title:

Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers / Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Scholastic Press, 1999.

Physical:

xxiv, 152 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-147) and index.

Summary:

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.

Subject:

Whaling--History.

Subject:

African Americans--History.

AE:PersName:

McKissack, Fredrick.

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