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This is a short, printable book for fluent readers about 11 important African Americans.
It has pages with short biographies of:
- abolitionist Harriet Tubman
- inventor Elijah McCoy
- educator Booker T. Washington
- scientist George Washington Carver
- explorer Matthew Henson
- businesswoman Madame C. J. Walker
- physician Dr. Charles R. Drew
- athlete Jesse Owens
- Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall
- Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm
- civil-rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
For the Teacher:
There are 2 ways to use this book!
Read it online using the interactive viewer on this page.
Print the PDF to make a short book for young readers. Make sure the pages are in the right order. Staple the pages together at the left of the page, then read the book, and optionally color the pages.