Black History Month



Useful Links:

http://www.blackinventions101.com/inventionslist.html

http://www.black-collegian.com/african/1inventions605.shtml

http://inventors.about.com/od/blackinventors/a/black_inventors.htm


This infotopia site is a collection of websites:

http://www.infotopia.info/black_hist.html

Infotopia indexes only websites previously recommended by librarians &
teachers

Databases ( found on library page)

African-American Database
http://www.fofweb.com/Direct2.asp?ItemID=WE01&ID=103837

http://www.history.com/topics/black-history-month

Books at the Hornets' Nest:

Journey to Jo'Burg by Beverly Naidoo
Which Way Freedom? by Joyce Hansen
Perseverance by editors of Time Life
Malcolm X: by Any Means Necessary: a Biography
Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World by Mildred Pitts Walter
Out From This Place by Joyce Hansen
My Name is Not Angelica by Scott O'Dell
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
John Johnson: Media Magnate by Keith Elliott Greenberg
The Afro-American Texans
Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred Taylor
A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park
Nelson Mandella: A Voice Set Free by Rebecca Stefoff
Nelson Mandela: Strength and Spirit of a Free South Africa
The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Alex Haley
Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad by Ann Petry
Desmond Tutu
Soujourner Truth and the Struggle for Freedom by Edward Claflin
Tiger Woods

Elementary:

Five Notable Inventors
George Washington Carver
At the Plate with Sammy Sosa
Shaquille O'Neal
Jesse Owens, Olympic Hero
Who Was Rosa Parks?
Bo Jackson
Marion Jones
Carl Lewis
Rosa
The Riches of Oseola McCarty