Black History Month
Note: The library is open on Tuesday & Thursday evenings for SMARTS
KEYWORDS TO USE: Person's name (last name first), Black History
A SAMPLE OF BOOKS AVAILABLE
Use the Leilehua High School OPAC - Book Catalog. There is a "Reserved cart" of books in the reference area.
Use the Leilehua High School OPAC - Book Catalog.
R 301.45196 C. Cowan, Tom. Timelines of African-American History. NY:Roundtable Press, 1994.
R 301.45196 E. Encyclopedia of Black America. NY:McGraw-Hill, 1981.
R 301.45196 H. Hornsby, Alton Jr. Chronology of African-American History. MI:Gale Research, 1991.
R 305.4 GAY. Gaymon, Gloria. 215 African American women you should know about: trival facts. PA:Nationawide Publishers, 1992.
R 920 C. Contemporary Heroes and Heroines, vol. 1-4. MI:Gale Research, Inc. various copyright dates.
R 920 D. Dictionary of American Biography. vol. NY:Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973.
R 920 EXT. Altman, Susan. Extraordinary Black Americans from colonial to contemporary times. IL:Children's Press, 1989.
R 920 KRA. Kranz, Rachel. The biographical dictionary of Black Americans. NY:Facts on File, 1992.
R 920 NOT. Notable American women, 1607-1950. vol. MA:Belknap Press, 1971.
R 920 W. Webster's new biographical dictionary. Massachusetts:Merriam-Webster, 1983.
R 920.03 ENC. Encyclopedia of World Biography. vol., MI:Gale, 2000.
R 920.073 D. Downs, Robert. Memorable Americans, 1750-1950. CO:Libraries Unlimited, 1983.
R 920.073 D. Downs, Robert. More memorable Americans, 1750-1950. CO:Libraries Unlimited, 1985.
R 920.073 W. Webster's American Biographies. MA:Merriam-Webster, 1984.
NON-FICTION (Also look in the Biography Section for books on individuals)
920 HAS. Haskins, Jim. African American military heroes. NY:John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.
920 HAS. Haskins, Jim. One more river to cross. NY:Scholastic, Inc., 1992.
920 HAS. Haskins, Jim. Profiles in Black Power. NY:Doubleday and Co., 1972.
920 HAY. Hayden, Robert. 9 African American inventors. ML:Twenty-first century books, 1992.
920 H. Hayden, Robert. Nine black American doctors. MA:Addisonian Press, 1976.
920 HAY. Hayden, Robert. 7 African-American Scientists. ML:Twenty-first century books, 1992.
920 LIL. Lilley, Stephen. Fighters against American slavery. CA:Lucent Booiks, 1999.
920 MCK. McKissack, Patricia and Frederick. African American Inventors. CN:Millbrook Press, c1994.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Business. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Civil Rights. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Entertainment. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Literature. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Music. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 RED. Rediger, Pat. Great African Americans in Sports. NY:Crabtree Pub. Co., 1996.
920 TUR. Turner, Glennette. Follow in their footsteps. NY:Puffin Books, 1997.
920.073 A. Growing up black. NY:Avon Books, 1968.
920.72 ALE. Alexander, Amy. Fifty black women who changed America. NY:Kensington Pub., 1999.
LIBRARY ELECTRONIC SOURCES
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) - find our book collection here! (Note: book catalog can only be accessed at school)
EBSCO Online - Great place for current event articles
World Book Online- Start here to get basic information
Opposing Viewpoints - Find out the pro and cons of current issues
Biography Resource Center- Information about famous people, past and present, including personal facts, occupation, nationality, etc.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Another source to get basic information
Culturegrams- Information about the customs, festivals and geographical information about countries
Issues- current hot topics available here!
World at War- All the details of war, past and present
World History - Ancient and Medieval Times - Find all you need for your projects!
World History - Modern Era - Up to date information on historical events!
INTERNET WEBSITES FOR GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org/
Internet Public Library provides information on popular teen topics.
2. General Encyclopedia http://www.encyclopedia.com
An encyclopedia which provides easy and simple information. Good place
to start if you just need the basics.
3. University of Hawaii http://www.hawaii.edu/library/
University of Hawaii Library system - find out what they have at any of the campus libraries
4. Hawaii State Public Library System http://www.librarieshawaii.org/catalog/index.html
Use your public library card to reserve and send the needed material to Wahiawa library!
WEBSITES WITH BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
If you find a good website, please let us know and we'll add it here! Librarian's favorite search engine: google.com
EBSCO Online - Has biographical informationon thousands of people.
World Book Online - Start here to get basic information about your person
SITES WITH MANY BIOGRAPHIES
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATIONS - Look in your agenda, see Librarian for sample sheets or click on Bibliography Format