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Author Schraff, Anne E.
Title Booker T. Washington : "character is power" / Anne Schraff.
Pub Info Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2006.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Washington     AVAILABLE
Edition [Library ed.].
Descript 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Series African-American biography library
African-American biography library.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.8 3 3 107603
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-125) and index.
Contents Boy on fire -- Childhood -- From student to teacher -- The road to Tuskegee -- Founding of Tuskegee and family life -- Washington's way -- "Cast down your bucket where you are" -- The deepening rift -- Race riots and the NAACP -- Death and legacy.
Summary Examines the life of Booker T. Washington, a slave freed after the Civil War who became a leading educator of African Americans and whose Tuskegee Institute taught farming, carpentry, sewing, and other skills.
Subject Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Educators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Character -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0766025357
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