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Laura Baskes Litwin

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Laura Baskes Litwin grew up outside Chicago and studied history at Cornell University before becoming a freelance writer.

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    A Reader’s Guide to Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

    A Reader’s Guide to Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Laura Baskes Litwin
    Zora Neale Hurston's THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD is a heated tale of love and passion. The novel also broke new ground celebrating folk traditions, particularly of African-American women. The folklore traditions that Hurston pursued with the trained eye of the anthropologist engage the reader and play a vital role in preserving the cultural heritage of African Americans...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-3164-7
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $34.27
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    Diego Rivera

    Diego Rivera

    Mexican Muralist

    Mariana Medina and Laura Baskes Litwin
    Diego Rivera is famous for painting murals of everyday life in Mexico. But he was also known for his work in literature, cinematography, and his marriage to another artist, Frida Kahlo. Discover the world of Diego Rivera, from the Mexican Revolution to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, learn all about this talented artist and his creative life...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6991-6
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
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    Dorothea Lange

    Dorothea Lange

    A Life in Pictures

    Laura Baskes Litwin
    Dorothea Lange was an influential American photographer and photojournalist. Lange is best known for her Depression-era work, which gave a face to the widespread human suffering that was taking place across the country at that time...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-2697-1
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $33.27
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    Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony

    Social Reformer and Feminist

    Laura Baskes Litwin
    Enhanced by primary sources, images, and sidebars, this engaging biography of one of the suffrage movement’s most inspiring leaders paints a vivid picture of what life was like for a woman in nineteenth-century America...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766078888
    Binding: Library Ed.
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    The Life of Benjamin Banneker

    The Life of Benjamin Banneker

    Astronomer and Mathematician

    Laura Baskes Litwin
    Benjamin Banneker, born in 1731, was a man ahead of his time. As a free African American in a time of slavery, Banneker was not welcome in white society, and he spent most of his life on his Maryland farm...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6112-5
    Binding: Hardcover Trade
    List Price: $29.94
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    Was Moby Dick Real?

    Was Moby Dick Real?

    Laura Baskes Litwin
    The tale of the giant white whale immortalized in Herman Melville's classic 1851 novel was inspired by horrifying real events: the shipwreck of a whaling boat and the desperate efforts of its twenty-man crew to survive...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766091979
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $25.27
    Discount Price: $18.95

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