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Who writes for black children?

Katharine Capshaw

Who writes for black children?

African American children"s literature before 1900

by Katharine Capshaw

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Books and reading,
  • African American authors,
  • Children"s literature, American,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • African American children

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKatharine Capshaw and Anna Mae Duane, editors
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS153.N5 W456 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 356 pages
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26939265M
    ISBN 101517900271, 1517900263
    ISBN 109781517900274, 9781517900267
    LC Control Number2016059303
    OCLC/WorldCa962232556

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