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The Resource How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea, Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea, Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Label
How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea
Title
How they got over
Title remainder
African Americans and the call of the sea
Statement of responsibility
Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Profiles African American men and women who have had a strong connection with the sea, from slaves whose owners sent them to work on ships to today's fishermen, naval officers, and marine biologists
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Greenfield, Eloise
Dewey number
920/.009296073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.G755 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gilchrist, Jan Spivey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • African Americans
  • Sailors
  • Divers
  • Explorers
  • Seafaring life
  • African Americans
  • Sailors
  • Divers
  • Explorers
  • Seafaring life
Target audience
primary
Label
How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea, Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Profiles: Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) -- James Forten (1766-1842) -- Robert Smalls (1839-1915) -- Matthew Henson (1866-1955) -- Shirley Lee (1935- ) -- Evelyn J. Fields (1949- ) -- Michelle Janine Howard (1960- ) -- Snapshots: Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Alex Haley (1921-1992) -- Samuel L. Gravely Jr. (1922- ) -- Carl M. Brashear (1931- ) -- Albert Josâe Jones (birthdate unavailable) -- William Pinkney (1938- )
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 104 p.
Isbn
9780060289911
Lccn
2002020805
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060289911
  • (OCoLC)49030963
Label
How they got over : African Americans and the call of the sea, Eloise Greenfield ; illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Profiles: Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) -- James Forten (1766-1842) -- Robert Smalls (1839-1915) -- Matthew Henson (1866-1955) -- Shirley Lee (1935- ) -- Evelyn J. Fields (1949- ) -- Michelle Janine Howard (1960- ) -- Snapshots: Langston Hughes (1902-1967) -- Alex Haley (1921-1992) -- Samuel L. Gravely Jr. (1922- ) -- Carl M. Brashear (1931- ) -- Albert Josâe Jones (birthdate unavailable) -- William Pinkney (1938- )
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 104 p.
Isbn
9780060289911
Lccn
2002020805
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060289911
  • (OCoLC)49030963

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