Carter Reads the Newspaper

Carter Reads the Newspaper

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"Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his heart. Carter's father could not read or write, but he believed in being an informed citizen. So Carter read the newspaper to him every day, and from this practice, he learned about the world and how to find out what he didn't know. Many years later, when he was a student at Harvard University (the second African-American and the only child of enslaved parents to do so), one of his professors said that black people had no history. Carter knew that wasn't true--and he set out to make sure the rest of us knew as well"--Provided by the publisher.
Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia : Peachtree Publishers, [2019]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781561459346
1561459348
Call Number: 973.0496 HOPKINSON
Characteristics: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Subjects: Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 -- Juvenile literature.
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 -- Books and reading -- Juvenile literature.
African American historians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Historians -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books.
Additional Contributors: Tate, Don - Illustrator

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