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Name:  Melody Herr  

Pen Name: None

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Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: Ephrata, PA


-- Melody Herr on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=melody+herr


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1440-1770.
ISBN: 9781406265576. OCLC Number: 879343013

Raintree,. .

Looks at world black history and slavery between 1440 and 1770.

African roots
ISBN: 9780431194080. OCLC Number: 535354614

Heinemann Library,. .

How did the Nubians take control of ancient Egypt? Which legend tells how a snake caused the fall of a great kingdom? When were Christianity and Islam introduced to Africa? World Black History tells the incredible history of black men and women around the world. It takes the reader through the thriving cultures of ancient Africa, the horrors of slavery and colonization, and the struggle for independence and equality. Using stunning artwork, primary sources, and the stories of real people, this series gives readers an in-depth look at a history that is too often left untold. [back cover].

African roots /
ISBN: 1432923838. OCLC Number: 302099260

Heinemann Library,. .

Examines black history from antiquity until 1440, discussing early African societies, the rulers, religion, trade, and more; and includes a time line.

Exploring the New World :
ISBN: 1429617640. OCLC Number: 167764091

Capstone Press,. .

"Describes the exploration of North America in the times of explorers Christopher Columbus, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, and Sieur de La Salle. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from Columbus' voyage in 1492, Coronado's 1540 expedition, and Sieur de La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River in 1682"--Provided by publisher.

Exploring the New World :
ISBN: 1515742997. OCLC Number: 966553725

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Describes the exploration of North America in the times of explorers Christopher Columbus, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, and Sieur de La Salle. The reader's choices reveal the historical details from Columbus' voyage in 1492, Coronado's 1540 expedition, and Sieur de La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River in 1682--Provided by publisher.

Mexican immigrants in America :
ISBN: 1429628650. OCLC Number: 192048039

Capstone Press,. .

"Describes the experiences of Mexican citizens who immigrate to America legally and illegally. The reader's choices reveal historical and modern details about where they settled, the jobs they found, and the difficulties they faced"--Provided by publisher.

Sitting for equal service :
ISBN: 0822589702. OCLC Number: 477269049

Twenty-First Century Books,. .

Examines events that led to lunch counter sit-ins in the United States during the 1960s and their influence, discussing segregation, the Freedom Rides, the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other related topics.

Sitting for equal service :
ISBN: 9780761363569. OCLC Number: 666455438

Twenty-First Century Books,. .

Four black college students stage a sit-in at a whites-only lunch counter in Greensboro, NC.

Summer of discovery /
ISBN: 0803273622. OCLC Number: 68225691

University of Nebraska Press,. .

In the rural Midwest during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s, two fourteen-year-old boys join an archaeological dig and unearth the story of the Great Plains peoples, from the Ice Age hunters through the final days of the Indian Wars.

The slave trade /
ISBN: 1432923846. OCLC Number: 303883731

Heinemann Library,. .

Examines black history from 1440 to 1770, discussing the beginning of the human slave trade, European traders, transporting slaves across the Atlantic, and more; and includes a time line.