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Charles R. Smith Jr.

Biography

Charles R. Smith Jr.

Charles was born and raised in California. While living in Carson, California he attended elementary and junior high in Compton, Califronia before moving to Duarte, California for high school. He currently lives in Poughkeepsie, New York with his wife Gillian and three kids, Sabine, Adrian and Sebastian.

Charles R. Smith Jr.

Books by Charles R. Smith Jr.

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr. with illustrations by Shane W. Evans. - African American Interest, Children's, Children's Nonfiction, History, Nonfiction, Picture, Youth Fiction

Each day features a different influential figure in African-American history, from Crispus Attucks, the first man shot in the Boston Massacre, sparking the Revolutionary War, to Madame C. J. Walker, who after years of adversity became the wealthiest black woman in the country, as well as one of the wealthiest black Americans, to Barack Obama, the country's first African-American president.

Written by Charles R. Smith Jr. , Illustrated by Floyd Cooper - African American Interest, Children's Nonfiction, History

Many hands had to work together to build the White House. This powerful story tells the story of the slaves remembered for the extraordinary feat of building one of the most notable buildings in the United States.