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WEED IS A FLOWER : THE LIFE OF GEORGE

By: ALIKI

Price: $7.59

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM204075

ISBN: 0671664905

Condition: NEW


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Freedom School, Yes!

By: AMY LITTLESUGAR

Price: $8.50

Publisher: PHILOMEL BOOKS (PG):

Seller ID: IM495429

ISBN: 0399230068

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Jolie has a lot to be scared about since the new Freedom School teacher, Annie, came to town. Bricks thrown through windows in the dead of night, notes filled with hate, and now a fire has burnt down the church where Annie was supposed to start teaching tomorrow Without the church, how can she possibly teach Jolie and the other townspeople about black poets and artists, historians and inventors? Unless the people themselves fight back. In this triumphant story based... View more info

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BRICK BY BRICK

By: CHARLES R. SMITH

Price: $16.19

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM23829

ISBN: 0061920827

Condition: NEW


The president of a new country needs a new home, so many hands work together as one.Black hands, white hands, free hands, slave hands.In this powerful story of the building of the White House, Coretta Scott King Award winners Charles R. Smith Jr. and Floyd Cooper capture the emotion and toil that created this incredible structure, the home of our president. The White House was created by many hands, several of them slaves', who will be remembered throughout hist... View more info

Watsons Go to Birmingham

By: CHRISTOPHER CURTIS

Price: $7.50

Publisher: DELACORTE PRESS (RH):

Seller ID: IM510494

ISBN: 0385317379

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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Youngest Marcher

By: CYNTHIA LEVINSON

Price: $16.19

Publisher: ATHENEUM (SS):

Seller ID: IM486313

ISBN: 1481400703

Condition: NEW


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DREAM SOMETHING BIG

By: DIANNA H. ASTON

Price: $9.00

Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM266620

ISBN: 0803732457

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Between 1921 and 1955, Italian immigrant Simon Rodia transformed broken glass, seashells, pottery, and a dream to "do something big" into a U.S. National Landmark. Readers watch the towers rise from his little plot of land in Watts, California, through the eyes of a fictional girl as she grows and raises her own children. Chronicled in stunningly detailed collage that mimics Rodia's found-object art, this thirty-four-year journey becomes a mesmerizing testament to persev... View more info

LEGEND OF THE GOLDEN HAWK

By: DUANE SMITH

Price: $3.00

Publisher: AZIMUTH:

Seller ID: IM322138

ISBN: 0963207415

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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EIGHT DAYS

By: EDWIDGE DANTICAT

Price: $16.19

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC:

Seller ID: IM180863

ISBN: 054527849X

Condition: NEW


From National Book Award nominee Edwidge Danticat comes a timely, brilliantly crafted story of hope and imagination--a powerful tribute to Haiti and children around the world Hope comes alive in this heartfelt and deeply resonating story. While Junior is trapped for 8 days beneath his collapsed house after an earthquake, he uses his imagination for comfort. Drawing on beautiful, everyday-life memories, Junior paints a sparkling picture of Haiti for each of those... View more info

THANK YOU, DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.!

By: ELEANORA E. TATE

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL:

Seller ID: IM187566

ISBN: 0553540327

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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MY DREAM OF MARTIN LUTHER KING

By: FAITH RINGGOLD

Price: $4.00

Publisher: DRAGONFLY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM510379

ISBN: 0517885778

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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FRIEND ON FREEDOM RIVER

By: GLORIA WHELAN

Price: $15.26

Publisher: SLEEPING BEAR PRESS:

Seller ID: IM380195

ISBN: 1585362220

Condition: NEW


Illustrated by Gijsbert van FrankenhuyzenIn 1850 the Detroit River was a major track along the Underground Railroad -- the last step to freedom. The journey across the river was dangerous, especially in winter and especially for a 12-year-old boy. When Louis's father left him in charge of the farm he offered his son this advice, "If you don't know what to do, just do what you think I would have done." Louis relies upon his father's words of wisdom when a runaway slave... View more info

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GREAT MIGRATION : AN AMERICAN STORY

By: JACOB LAWRENCE

Price: $9.49

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM30757

ISBN: 0064434281

Condition: NEW


Around the time of WWI, large numbers of African Americans began leaving their homes in the rural South in search of employment in the industrial cities of the North. In 1940, Lawrence chronicled their journey of hope in a flowing narrative sequence of paintings."This stirring picture book brings together the sixty panels of Lawrence's epic narrative Migration series, which he created in 1940-1941. They tell of the journey of African-Americans who left their homes in the... View more info

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LILLIAN'S RIGHT TO VOTE : A CELEBRATION

By: JONAH WINTER

Price: $16.19

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM113016

ISBN: 0385390289

Condition: NEW


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DAVE THE POTTER

By: LABAN CARRICK HILL

Price: $16.20

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM82840

ISBN: 031610731X

Condition: NEW


To us it is just dirt, the ground we walk on...But to Daveit was clay, the plain and basic stuffupon which he formed a lifeas a slave nearly 200 years ago. Dave was an extraordinary artist, poet, and potter living in South Carolina in the 1800s. He combined his superb artistry with deeply observant poetry, carved onto his pots, transcending the limitations he faced as a slave. In this inspiring and lyrical portrayal, National Book Award no... View more info

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BEFORE SHE WAS HARRIET

By: LESA CLINE-RANSOME

Price: $16.15

Publisher: HOLIDAY HOUSE (PG):

Seller ID: IM497844

ISBN: 0823420477

Condition: NEW


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WORDS SET ME FREE : THE STORY OF YOUNG F

By: LESA CLINE-RANSOME

Price: $17.09

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM343968

ISBN: 1416959033

Condition: NEW


The inspirational, true story of how Frederick Douglass found his way to freedom one word at a time. This picture book biography chronicles the youth of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African American figures in American history. Douglass spent his life advocating for the equality of all, and it was through reading that he was able to stand up for himself and others. Award-winning husband-wife team Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome present a movi... View more info

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BLACK PIONEERS OF SCIENCE AND INVENTION

By: LOUIS HABER

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HARCOURT BRACE & CO TRADE DEPT:

Seller ID: IM50229

ISBN: 0152085661

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A readable, perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress. The achievements of Benjamin Banneker, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver, and others have made jobs easier, saved countless lives, and in many cases, altered the course of history. " Includes a bibliography and an index." View more info

Ashanti to Zulu

By: MARGARET MUSGROVE

Price: $2.50

Publisher: DIAL BOOKS (PG):

Seller ID: IM510109

ISBN: 0803703082

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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HIDDEN FIGURES

By: MARGOT LEE SHETTERLY

Price: $16.19

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM497572

ISBN: 0062742469

Condition: NEW


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NIGHT BOAT TO FREEDOM

By: MARGOT THEIS RAVEN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX, INC.:

Seller ID: IM99461

ISBN: 0374312664

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


When Granny Judith asks twelve-year-old Christmas John to row Molly, cook's daughter, across the river from Kentucky to the Free State of Ohio, he's terrified. Bravely, he begins the first of many journeys. Each time he returns, Granny Judith asks what color clothing his passenger wore, for she's had a dream-vision and is making a quilt from squares of these "freedom colors." When there are only two squares left, she tells him, "Dream says we got to get ourselves over th... View more info

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LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET

By: MATT DE LA PENA

Price: $15.29

Publisher: PUTNAM PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM130212

ISBN: 0399257748

Condition: NEW


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WARRIORS DON'T CRY

By: MELBA PATTILLO BEALS

Price: $7.59

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM343833

ISBN: 1416948821

Condition: NEW


An innocent teenager. An unexpected hero. In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education, " Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's r... View more info

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JAMBO MEANS HELLO : SWAHILI ALPHABET BOO

By: MURIEL L. FEELINGS

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM41759

ISBN: 0140546529

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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MEET DANITRA BROWN

By: NIKKI GRIMES

Price: $7.59

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM217391

ISBN: 0688154719

Condition: NEW


This spirited collection of poems introduces young readers to Danitra Brown, the most splendiferous girl in town, and her best friend, Zuri Jackson. "The poignant text and lovely pictures are an excellent collaboration, resulting in a look at touching moments of universal appeal."--School Library Journal. View more info

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FREEDOM'S A-CALLIN' ME

By: NTOZAKE SHANGE

Price: $15.29

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM19610

ISBN: 0061337412

Condition: NEW


Award-winning poet Ntozake Shange and artist Rod Brown reimagine the journeys of the brave men and women who made their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.Fleeing on the Underground Railroad meant walking long distances; swimming across streams; hiding in abandoned shanties, swamps, and ditches, always on the run from slave trackers and their dogs.ah might get hungry ah may get tired good Lawd /ah may be freeThe Underground Railroad operated on secrec... View more info