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Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - United States - African American
Author: Brad Meltzer | Narrator: Various and January LaVoy
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Harriet Tubman's heroic and pivotal role in the fight against slavery is the subject of the fourteenth entry in this New York Times bestselling biography series This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes ...
Author: Bonnie Bader | Narrator: Peter Jay Fernandez
Release Date: January 29, 2019
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent an...
Author: Jules Archer | Narrator: Roscoe Orman
Release Date: January 22, 2019
Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.
Author: Julius Lester | Narrator: Cary Hite
Release Date: November 20, 2018
Rod Brown and Julius Lester bring history to life in this profoundly moving exploration of the slave experience. From the Middle Passage to the auction block, from the whipping post to the fight for freedom, this book presents not just historical fac...
Author: Sherri L. Smith and Who HQ | Narrator: Larry Herron
Release Date: August 07, 2018
It's up, up, and away with the Tuskegee Airmen, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.During World War II, black Americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they ...
Author: Jim Gigliotti and Who HQ | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: June 05, 2018
Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washingtoni Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agr...
Author: April Jones Prince | Narrator: Bryan Kennedy
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Jackie Robinson became the first black Major League baseball player of the modern era when he stepped onto the field as a Brooklyn Dodger in 1947. In simple, engaging language, this audiobook follows Jackie from childhood through his career as an MVP...
Author: Katie Ellison | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: June 06, 2017
Get Up, Stand Up! for the king of reggae music!Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. Born in rural Jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailin...
Author: Jim Gigliotti | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: June 06, 2017
Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful singer-songwriter-musicians of our time. Signing his first record deal when h...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 20, 2016
2017 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction finalistDid you know that many of America’s Founding Fathers―who fought for liberty and justice for all―were slave owners?Through the powerful stories of five enslaved people who were &l...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Charles Constant
Release Date: August 02, 2016
At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals. But the life of Jesse Owens is much more than a sports story. Born in rural Alabama under the oppressive J...
Author: James Buckley, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: July 05, 2016
Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. won the world heavyweight championship at the age of 22, the same year he joined the Nation of Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He would go on to become the first and only three-time (in succession) World Heavyw...