By the editors of TIME for Kids
(Dec 19, 2017; Time Inc Books; Ages 8 up;192 pages; $9.99 paperback)
This accessible collection highlights the stories of four great American lives in one volume: Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, and Barack Obama. With photos and artwork throughout, the volume spans three centuries of African American History and is ideal for newly independent readers looking for report-worthy topics for both school work and personal interest reading. Additional heroes--both famous and lesser known--are listed at the back.
Charlayne Hunter-Gault, civil rights activist and former correspondent with NPR, has written the introduction.
Below is a link to the curriculum guide:
Plus also a link to a sheet with "Fast Facts" about each hero:
This book is fantastic! I learned so much and so did my boys. It is such a wonderful way to read about history...facts, colorful pictures and other fun additions. TIMES For Kids knows how to draw readers in with their perfectly designed books. You can read straight through or read bits of information piece by piece. All four of the heroes featured in this books have changed history, pushed boundaries and are an inspiration to all. Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks and Barack Obama have set forth a path and have lead others to greatness through their own struggles, triumphs and ability to see past the negative and into a future of greatest. This is A PERFECT book to share with your classroom, household or anyone really during Black History Month.