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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