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ISBN: 0060289929
Author: Jan Spivey Gilchrist,Eloise Greenfield
Language: English
Publisher: Amistad (December 24, 2002)
Category: Geography & Cultures
Subcategory: Kids
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Greenfield, Eloise; Gilchrist, Jan Spivey, il.

Greenfield, Eloise; Gilchrist, Jan Spivey, ill. Publication date. Profiles African American men and women who have had a strong connection with the sea, from slaves whose owners sent them to work on ships to today's fishermen, naval officers, and marine biologists. Includes bibliographical references and index. Profiles: Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) - James Forten (1766-1842) - Robert Smalls (1839-1915) - Matthew Henson (1866-1955) - Shirley Lee (1935- ) - Evelyn J. Fields (1949- ) - Michelle Janine Howard (1960- ) - Snapshots: Langston Hughes (1902-1967) - Alex Haley (1921-1992) - Samuel L. Gravely Jr.

How They Got Over book. African Americans have been drawn to the sea for hundreds of years. Jan Spivey Gilchrist's artwork is as evocative as the profiles of the people it illustrates.

Gilchrist has since worked with three generations of Greenfield's family How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea (by Eloise Greenfield, 2002).

Gilchrist has since worked with three generations of Greenfield's family. Gilchrist's first published book was 1988's Children of Long Ago, written by Greenfield's mother Lessie Blanche (née Jones) Little. Greenfield & Gilchrist published their first collaboration, the book Nathaniel Talking, in 1989. They have published 27 works together to date. How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea (by Eloise Greenfield, 2002). Honey I Love (by Eloise Greenfield.

Frequent collaborator Gilchrist (as above) provides black-and-white portraits of the individuals represented at the beginning of each chapter.

African Americans and the Call of the Sea. by Eloise Greenfield & illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. Frequent collaborator Gilchrist (as above) provides black-and-white portraits of the individuals represented at the beginning of each chapter. A bibliography and index (not seen) round out this uninspiring biographical collection. Pub Date: Jan. 1st, 2003.

Eloise Greenfield (born May 17, 1929) is an American children's book and biography author and poet famous for her descriptive . How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea (2003, illustrated by Gilchrist).

Eloise Greenfield (born May 17, 1929) is an American children's book and biography author and poet famous for her descriptive, rhythmic style and positive portrayal of the African-American experience. After college, Greenfield began writing poetry and songs in the 1950s while working in a civil service job. Since 1971, she has published more than 40 children's books, including picture books, novels, poetry and biographies. She has focused her work on realistic but positive portrayals of African-American communities, families and friendships.

Jan Spivey Gilchrist is an award-winning African-American author .

Jan Spivey Gilchrist is an award-winning African-American author, illustrator, and fine artist from Chicago, Illinois. She is most well known for her work in children's literature, especially illustrations in The Great Migration: Journey to the North, Nathaniel Talking, and My America. Eventually, she made the acquaintance of Eloise Greenfield, a published author of African American children's literature. Impressed by her depiction of normal African American families, Gilchrist gifted Greenfield slides of her work and a picture of herself.

African Americans have been drawn to the sea for hundreds of years. In this collection of biographies, Eloise Greenfield examines how that connection to the sea has influenced generations of African Americans - from a man during the American Revolution to the first woman and African American to hold the highest-ranking position in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps.

Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist

Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. She is the recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, the Foundation for Children's Literature Hope S. Dean Award, and the National Council for the Social Studies Carter G. Woodson Book Award. In 2018 she received the Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. Ms. Greenfield lives in Washington, DC.

Since 1991, most of Greenfield's books have been illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist. The Childtimes of Eloise Greenfield. In 1983, Greenfield won the Washington, DC Mayor's Art Award in Literature. In 1990 she received a Recognition of Merit Award from the George G. Stone Center for Children's Books in Claremont, California. She won the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children, given by the National Council of Teachers of English. Honey, I Love and Other Poems (1978, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon; winner of the Recognition of Merit Award).

This treasured poetry collection by Coretta Scott King Award-winning collaborators Eloise Greenfield and Jan Spivey Gilchrist journeys to a place where words, creativity, and imagination abound. Eloise Greenfield's love of writing shines through brilliantly in each and every one of her books, which include Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems and How They Got Over: African Americans and the Call of the Sea, both illustrated by Jan Spivey Gilchrist.

African Americans have been drawn to the sea for hundreds of years. In this collection of biographies, Eloise Greenfield examines how that connection to the sea has influenced generations of African Americans -- from a shipbuilder-businessman during the American Revolution to the first woman and African American to hold the highest-ranking position in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps. The lives of the extraordinary men and women included here create a stirring image of the powerful tie between African Americans and the water that has both bound them and set them free. Jan Spivey Gilchrist's artwork is as evocative as the profiles of the people it illustrates.

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