The ‘Untold Stories’ activity book series educates and inspires readers with stories of resilience, creativity, strategy, and perseverance of black history throughout time. In Untold Stories of the Underground Railroad, Volume I, readers are presented with true stories of unsung heroes of the black community and their supporters. This activity book is perfect for family reading, storytime, and discussions about a period in black history when positive stories about Black people went largely untold. It’s also perfect for introducing readers to black history with short yet powerful stories.
Readers and listeners will learn of the bravery, ingenuity, creativity, and strength of African Americans and how they used those traits to overcome insurmountable obstacles. Readers and listeners will also be inspired by the steps that Black people took to free themselves and bring slavery to an end.
Representation matters and Black children will be educated about their ancestors' contributions throughout the centuries that made this nation what it is today. Readers will learn how black history fits into the stories of American history.
This book makes learning black history fun as it combines the joy of reading with the relaxing fun of coloring. Untold Stories of the Underground Railroad, Volume I, includes:
- Black history stories
- Art pages perfect for coloring with watercolors, colored pencils, and crayons
- Literature exercises that align with national standards
- Introduction to the Underground Railroad
- Writing exercises
This book is designed for readers at the third through the seventh-grade reading levels.