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Schomburg : El Hombre Que CreĆ³ Una Biblioteca
by Carole Boston Weatherford and Eric Velasquez




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"A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African Americans and books about them." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Entre los eruditos, poetas, autores y artistas del Renacimiento de Harlem, se alzaba la figura de un afropuertorrique o llamado Arturo Schomburg. La pasi n de su vida era coleccionar libros, cartas, m sica y arte de frica y su di spora, y dar a conocer al mundo los logros de los descendientes de frica. Cuando su colecci n creci tanto que amenazaba con desbordarse dentro de su casa, recurri a la Biblioteca P blica de Nueva York.

Por medio luminosas pinturas y un texto cautivador, do de los mas destacados expertos afroamericanos de la literatura infantil trazan el trayecto de Arturo Schomburg y su misi n para corregir y expandir el registro hist rico para futuras generaciones.

Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world. In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children's literature's top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg's quest to correct history.

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Overview

"A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African Americans and books about them." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Entre los eruditos, poetas, autores y artistas del Renacimiento de Harlem, se alzaba la figura de un afropuertorrique o llamado Arturo Schomburg. La pasi n de su vida era coleccionar libros, cartas, m sica y arte de frica y su di spora, y dar a conocer al mundo los logros de los descendientes de frica. Cuando su colecci n creci tanto que amenazaba con desbordarse dentro de su casa, recurri a la Biblioteca P blica de Nueva York.

Por medio luminosas pinturas y un texto cautivador, do de los mas destacados expertos afroamericanos de la literatura infantil trazan el trayecto de Arturo Schomburg y su misi n para corregir y expandir el registro hist rico para futuras generaciones.

Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood an Afro-Puerto Rican named Arturo Schomburg. This law clerk's passion was to collect books, letters, music, and art from Africa and the African diaspora and bring to light the achievements of people of African descent through the ages. A century later, his groundbreaking collection, known as the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has become a beacon to scholars all over the world. In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children's literature's top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg's quest to correct history.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781536208986
  • ISBN-10: 1536208981
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: August 2019
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 11.6 x 9.5 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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