Description : A flattering rags-to-riches portrait of Oprah Winfrey traces her rise to superstardom, using interviews, articles, and newscasts to follow her fascinating life. Reprint.
Description : This title examines an important historic event _ the Manhattan Project. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores events leading up to the top-secret Manhattan Project during World War II, key players involved, their lives during the project, the development and use of the atomic bomb, its aftermath, and its effects on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Description : Black women are strong, we have proven this! This inspirational journal/notebook can be a good reminder for you and for everyone else. The wisdom on our journals, were spoken from the lips of Nubian goddesses. This Galaxy designed notebook is perfect for daily organization, bill records notebook, memories journal, writing stories or even as a personal journal or diary. Would also make an inspiring traveler's notebook/journal. Treat yourself or give as a gift to another sister, friend or lover. Grab it with you when going to office, school, or cafe. Perfect for planning and note taking. * Perfect for journaling and note taking * Design: Galaxy colored background & solid color text * Inside: 120 lightly lined pages * Size: large 6 x 9 inches * Matte soft cover
Description : This volume explores issues of black female identity through the various "imaginings" of the black female body in print and visual culture. Contributions emphasize the ways in which the black female body is framed and how black women (and their allies) have sought to write themselves back into social discourses on their terms.
Description : The Iceman Speaks: Choices and Consequences is an autobiography written to deter teenagers and young adults from a lifestyle of drugs, gangs, violence, and criminal activities. It focuses youth toward education, rewarding relationships with parents, making wise decisions, and the consequences of going down the wrong path. It consists of valid information as to how youths can avoid the traps that lurk in the shadows of society. This book speaks boldly about the rights of victims and the fate of criminals, and the uncensored graphic descriptions of life behind bars is expressed in detail. In todays society, far too many teenagers glorify themselves in violence and a renegade way of life, and far too many young people are filling up jails and prisons. This extraordinary book is designed to combat such negativity. It charts the life of a man, a man with excellent advice. Straightforward, no nonsense, thought provoking.
Description : After nearly 10 years of conflicted silence, a celebrated 9/11 survivor--who helped a woman in a wheelchair escape the North Tower minutes before it collapsed--describes what it was like for him living with memories of 9/11 for the past decade.
Description : Black women are always wondering "Why can't I keep a man?" "Why does he keep cheating on me?" "Why do the brothers keep going outside of their race?" "Where are all the GOOD men at?!" This book answers all of these questions! From intro to conclusion, the RAW, and UGLY truth for both men and women as to Why Black Women Are Alone.