Black hands, white sails the story of African-American whalers

Title Black hands, white sails the story of African-American whalers
Names McKissack, Pat.
McKissack, Fredrick.
Book Number DB051501
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation A history of African American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contribution to the whaling industry and their role in the abolition movement. Due to limited job opportunities, both free blacks and runaway slaves worked as sailors despite the low pay and savage conditions. For grades 6-9. Coretta Scott King Honor Book. 1999. For grades 6-9. Coretta Scott King Honor Book. 1999.
Narrator Young, Chuck.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
Juvenile Book - JU
History - HST
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Audience Notes Male narrator.
For grades 6-9.
Award winner.
LC Subject Whaling - History - Juvenile literature
African American whalers - Biography - Juvenile literature
Whalers - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j639.280896073 JNF
Language English
Released 1999
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1999
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Scholastic Press, c1999.
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