Title: Heart and Soul: The story of America and African Americans By: Kadir Nelson

Bibliographic Information:

Nelson, K.(2011). Heart and soul: the story of america and african americans:(1st ed.).New York: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers.

Annontation: The men, woman and children having to pick cotton in the harsh heat, because they were slaves. How america was seperated into two, because of the Jim Crow laws, and how African Americans fought for their educational rights.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Grade level: 4-6

Lesson: This book is about hope and inspiration and the courage the men, woman and childrren had. The vocabulary in this book is important for the students to understand the Jim Crow laws,  discrimination, and how African Americans fought so hard for their freedom.

Personal Response: I thought this book was extremely interesting, and very informationl on discrimination, and the Jim Crow. I would rate this book five stars, because of how important history is for the students knowledge.

Text Dependent Question: What do you learn from the illustrations?