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28 Days

Author: Charles R  SMITH
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Subject/Category:  3-5
Year Reviewed:: 2016
ISBN: 9781596438200
Review: Twenty-eight people and events in black history from 1770 to the present are portrayed through poetry, quotations, and descriptions that play on numbers. Entries range from the famous to the more obscure, including Crispus Attucks, the first man shot in the Boston Massacre, to Madame C. J. Walker, who overcame adversity to become the wealthiest black woman in the country. The book wraps up with a challenge for readers to make history for themselves.

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