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Building a new land : African Americans in Colonial America / James Haskins and Kathleen Benson ; illustrated by James E. Ransome.

Haskins, James, 1941-2005 (Author). Benson, Kathleen. (Added Author). Ransome, James (illustrator.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

From African beginnings.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler J 973.2 HAS (Text) 73174005013640 Childrens: Nonfiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville J973.2 HASKINS (Text) 39230030795999 Children Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0688102662
  • ISBN: 0060585544 (sc) :
  • Physical Description: 44 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, [2001]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 43) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of Afro-Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763. Also includes a chronology of significant events.
Target Audience Note:
NC 1170 Lexile.
Subject: Slavery > United States > History > 17th century > Juvenile literature.
Slavery > United States > History > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Social conditions > 17th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Social conditions > 18th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > History > To 1863.
United States > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Juvenile literature.

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