Library:ADCLP/Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers

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Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers / McKissack, Pat & McKissack, Fredrick.

Summary

A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.

Keywords

. African-American whalers, . Whaling, Biography, Biography., History, History.African Americans, Whaling

Reading Levels

Ages 8 - 13 / Grades 3 - 8

Awards

  • Coretta Scott King Author Award (honor), 2000

Publication History

  • New York : Scholastic, 1999. xxiv, 152 p. ISBN 0590483137