Kids' Book of Wisdom: Quotes from the African American Tradition

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We all know the old sayings we hear from our parents and grandparents, but we never stop to think about where they came from or who said them first. This is a collection of those wise words and more. There's information about the origin of the sayings, as well as the chance to check out the virtues that were probably the reason the sayings keep getting passed down from generation to generation.

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Overview

We all know the old sayings we hear from our parents and grandparents, but we never stop to think about where they came from or who said them first. This is a collection of those wise words and more. There's information about the origin of the sayings, as well as the chance to check out the virtues that were probably the reason the sayings keep getting passed down from generation to generation.

Quotes, proverbs and sayings passed down from generation to generation celebrate the creativity, understanding, strength and courage of the African American.

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words to live by Organized by such themes as "Kindness and Love," "Discipline" and "Patience," Kids' Book of Wisdom: Quotes from the African-American Tradition by Cheryl and Wade Hudson collects proverbs and quotations. Sources range from traditional to contemporary, including African sayings and the works of artists like James Wright and Zora Neale Hurston and leaders like Martin Luther King Jr.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780940975613
  • Publisher: Just Us Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/1997
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,232,672
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 5.94 (h) x 0.27 (d)

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