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.

Read the full review.

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