Black hands, white sails : the story of African-American whalers
|Format:||Print Book 1999|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
The McKissacks tell the story of brave black sailors such as Paul Cuffe, Lewis Temple, and Frederick Douglass, and their part in the whaling industry and abolitionist movement during the 1800s.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
-- Juvenile literature.
African American whalers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Whaling -- History.
African Americans -- Biography.
|Publisher|| New York :Scholastic Press,1999
Coretta Scott King Honor Book, author, 2000
xxiv, 152 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-147) and index.