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American Christian Heritage
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Pearls for Parents
|Student College Guide
American Heritage Encyclopedia
the Sweet Shores of Africa
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ladies have most definitely got it. A black and white photographic chronicle
of elegant, feisty, vivacious women wearing their beautiful church hats
with dignity and grace. Exquisite photos are accompanied by captivating
comments and stories, revealing the true queens underneath. Hardcover.
||Black Mothers is a celebratory
tribute of quotes, poems and pictures, to all those spiritual anchors, teachers,
disciplinarians, comforters and keepers of the flame who loved us unconditionally.
||The must have definitive
reference and gift book that explores the dramatic historical, social and
cultural importance of America's 108 Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Travel this road via photos, historical memoir, archives, anecdotes and
personal interviews. Hardcover.
||Let this guide help you to
make one of the most important decisions of your life. Profiles of the 100
best schools for African Americans, ratings of both academic and social
life, admission tips and more at you disposal. Get busy. Soft cover.
ALL THE CHILDREN
OF CHRISTIAN HERITAGE
|To be young and black in
America is explored in this exceptional book, from the very first recorded
birth of a black child in Jamestown, through the Civil War, Reconstruction,
civil rights, and up unto our own present day time. Explores attitudes,
lifestyles and perceptions with over 127 illustrations and photos. An important
book for both children and adults. 128 pages.
||Within this book you will
find, "...a modern cloud of witnesses to the historic struggle within
the African American community for faith and faithfulness." Trace the
messages and movements of the last several hundred years that have helped
to evolve and sustain the black church in America. Makes an interesting
read and reference. Hardcover.
||What's in a name? Plenty.
Wonderful meanings, unique histories and reaffirmation of cultural pride,
to name but a few. More than one thousand African names for both children
and adults sourced from the African continent, listed alphabetically and
including country of origin, as well as their English translation. Come
explore, educate yourself and revive ethnic traditions.
|| Chronicling more than a millennium
of history, this highly comprehensive and acclaimed encyclopedia offers
a wealth of information on both African and African-American history, politics,
culture, people and places. Almost 150 black & white photos. 368 pages.
TO SWEET SHORES AFRICA
|Traditional soul food gets
kicked up a notch. Homegrown, tasty, multi-ethnic soul food gets introduced
to global flavors, modern cooking styles, and fresher and healthier ingredients.
The result: soul food cooking for a new generation of home cooks and chefs,
complete with new presentation ideas.
||Gospel Cinderalla and Bintou's
Braids are two separate stories of two girls who each yearn to be someone,
or somewhere, else. Two tales with happy endings as each discovers her magic
within, and realizes she's more than pleased with who she is. Both are great
read aloud stories. Gospel Cinderella takes a timeless classic and infuses
it with a soulful twist. Ages 5-10. Hardcover.
||A wealth of information on
the rich art and tradition of indigenous African textiles that spans the
entire continent. A comprehensive historical and technical perspective,
including religions, and cultural, fashion and trade influences. Text is
framed in radiant color, with over 570 color photos. An authoritative and
inspirational reference book for enthusiasts, designers and collectors.
240 Pages. Hardcover.
and wonderfully universal. A colorful collection of original African rhymes
that bring to mind images of West African village life. Playful rhymes are
simple, rhythmic language that is ideal for young children and beginning
readers. Exquisitely detailed, culturally rich, and fun to read aloud. 56
BEARDEN COLLAGE OF MEM.
PEARLS FOR PARENTS
to the much publicized exhibition of the same name travelling the nation
throughout 2004. A testament to the rich and varied experience of African
American artists in the 20th century. Encompasses photographs, sculpture,
paintings and textile art. 52 full color illustrations with informative
commentaries and text. 112 pages.
|| It's never too early to
start cultivating your children's artistic sensibilities. Aesthetic exposure
to two of America's greatest African American painters of the 20th &
21st centuries is a great starting point. Two visually striking, well researched,
moving biographies chronicling the African American experience, are each
told through the works and distinctive artistic styles of Jacob Lawrence
and Romare Bearden. Gems. For ages 8-12 and 6-10, respectively. Hardcover.
||The Black Pearls book series:
Two gems, together again for the first time in ten years! Parents will gain
insight and support on topics spanning their children's friends to their
faith. Talk may be cheap, but this wisom is priceless.
||What is Harlem style? It's
a new home design aesthetic reflecting high and low style, that uses natural
and industrial materials, is composed of slick and organic textures, and
combines urbane comfort with a hip edge. It embraces a monochromatic approach
to color and geometric patterns, while encouraging personal expression via
objects and accessories. It is your own personal style.