Booker T. Washington

Booker T. Washington was born a slave in 1856, and became an educator, author, speaker and leader of the African-American community. He is best known for his efforts to advocate education for African-Americans, and became a professor at the Tuskegee Institute. For more on African-American History, see the Black History Month feature, and for more on the Civil Rights Movement, see The American Civil Rights Movement feature.
With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School

With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School

Suzanne Slade
Illustrator:  Nicole Tadgell 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Albert Whitman, 2014   ISBN: 978-0807508978
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Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator

Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator

Eric Braun
Illustrator:  Cynthia Martin 
Historical Fiction Graphic NOvel  Series
For ages 7 to 9
Capstone Press, 2006   ISBN: 978-0736861908
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Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

Jabari Asim
Illustrator:  Bryan Collier 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 9
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2012   ISBN: 978-0316086578
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A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington

A Hunger for Learning: A Story about Booker T. Washington

Gwenyth Swain
Illustrator:  Larry Johnson 
Nonfiction
For ages 8 to 12
Millbrook Press, 1995   ISBN: 978-1575057545
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