Review: THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS: WHEN PRIDE MET COURAGE by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles

Savvy Verse & Wit recently read and reviewed The Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s a snippet:

The true gems of The Harlem Hellfighters:  When Pride Met Courage by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles are the historic photos of those volunteering for the regiment, tenement farmers, and more as well as copies of War Department letters, newspaper columns, telegrams, posters, and other documents.  Although some of the military background can be dry, the story Myers tells about the black soldiers and their struggle against segregation and the solidarity they found as part of the Harlem Hellfighters is inspiring.

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Review: THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles

Got Good Reads??? recently read and reviewed The Harlem Hellfighters by Walter Dean Myers and Bill Miles for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s an excerpt:

While I am not sure the beginning of the book would hold the total attention of a tween (as the author takes the time to discuss black history and the treatment of African Americans in all previous American wars); I learned much from this book and am passing it along to my 14 yr old to read today.

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