An EPIC Walk through Black History

Using literature to walk through the African-American presence in early American history.

This is the first of two 16-week programs which will walk students from the discovery of the Americas through the Reconstruction Period through reading, writing, discussing, and other hands-on activities in a virtual setting.

During this program students will read the following books:

  • The Discovery of the Americas by Giulio and Betsy Maestro
  • Leif the Lucky by Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire
  • Pedro’s Journal: A Voyage with Christopher Columbus by Pam Conrad
  • An Algonquian Year by Michael McCurdy
  • The People Shall Continue by Simon Ortiz
  • Squanto, Friend of the Pilgrims by Clyde Robert Bulla
  • Pocahontas: Princess of the New World by Kathleen Krull
  • Junipero Serra by Linda Gondasch
  • Benjamin Banneker by Melissa Maupin
  • Phillis Wheatley by Emily Smith
  • The Kidnapped Prince: The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Ann Cameron
  • Now and Ben by Gene Barretta


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EPIC Homeschool Network
EPIC Homeschool Network

EPIC HOMESCHOOL NETWORK INC. is a faith-based educational 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our vision is a world where home is the first school and our mission is to enrich, enhance and empower home education in the community.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is closed for enrollment.