Booker T. Washington helped shape the education system for African Americans in the aftermath of slavery. He was an influential black educator and leader. This book explores his life and legacy. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.