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Remember: The Journey to School Integration
Remember: The Journey to School Integration
by Toni Morrison
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Toni Morrison has collected a treasure chest of archival photographs that depict the historical events surrounding school desegregation. These unforgettable images serve as the inspiration for Ms. Morrisons text—a fictional account of the dialogue... (read more)

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When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson
by Pam Ryan
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Young readers are introduced to one of opera's most important singers, known for her historic 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial which drew an integrated crowd of over 75,000 in pre-Civil Rights America. Full color.... (read more)

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Powerful Words: More Than 200 Years of Extraordinary Writing by African Americans
Powerful Words: More Than 200 Years of Extraordinary Writing by African Americans
by Wade Hudson
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Words stir and motivate, whether spoken, written, or sung. Dynamic, timely, crucial, and eloquent words from more than 30 important African-American personalities are represented here. This is a moving collection of excerpted writings (letters, speeches,... (read more)

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What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors
by Kareem Abdul-jabbar
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most famous and accomplished basketball players in U.S. history. Since retiring from the sport, he has committed himself to bringing history and social studies to young people and has written seven books, including the... (read more)

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The Underground Railroad
The Underground Railroad
by Raymond Bial
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Within the pages of this book are documented, in prose and elegantly articulate photographs, examples of stations on the Railroad, along with images of the routes, lives, and hardships of both the passengers and conductors.... (read more)

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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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"The Pinkneys (Hand in Hand) return with a vibrant, upbeat tribute to two prominent civil rights figures and friends, preacher Martin Luther King Jr. and singer Mahalia Jackson. Both used their powerful voices to stir people to action: 'Martin's sermons... (read more)

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Martin Luther King, JR.
Martin Luther King, JR.
by Robert E. Jakoubek
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- Critically acclaimed biographies of history's most notable African Americans- Straightforward and objective writing- Lavishly illustrated with photographs and memorabilia- Essential for multicultural... (read more)

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Rosa
Rosa
by Nikki Giovanni
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A story of little ballerinas with big dreams. Little ballerinas have big dreams. Dreams of pirouettes and grande jetes, dreams of attending the best ballet schools and of dancing starring roles on stage. But in Harlem in the 1950s, dreams dont always... (read more)

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I Have a Dream
I Have a Dream
by Martin Luther King
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Illustrated in full color by 15 Coretta Scott King Award and Honor-winning artists, this volume--the first illustrated edition of Dr. King's monumental speech given on August 28, 1963--is now available in a paperback edition.... (read more)

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Out of Slavery: The Journey to Amazing Grace
Out of Slavery: The Journey to Amazing Grace
by Linda Granfield
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The story of slavery, a man, and the worlds most beloved hymn. John Newton led a rich life. He was a God-fearing man and a successful seafaring trader; his cargo was a lucrative business, for his wares were human beings. In 1748, Newtons ship, the... (read more)

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The Pullman Porter
The Pullman Porter
by Vanita Oelschlager
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Children and adults under the age of 40 are forgetting about the Pullman Porter. They were very important figures in the history of American. This book will teach children and adults, who the porters were and why they were so important in our history... (read more)

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I Want to Be Free
I Want to Be Free
by Joseph Slate
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Before I die, I want to be free. But the Big Man says, ?You belong to me.? A runaway slave has broken the chains that bound him, but as he sets out for the land of the free, he still carries the weight of an iron ring around his ankle. As long as it... (read more)

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Five Brave Explorers (Great Black Heroes)
Five Brave Explorers (Great Black Heroes)
by Wade Hudson
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Follows five explorers: Mae Jemison, space traveler; Esteban, who discovered Arizona and New Mexico; James Beckwourth, who developed the American West; Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable, founder of the city of Chicago; and Matthew Henson, the first African... (read more)

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Growing Up in Slavery (07 Edition)
Growing Up in Slavery (07 Edition)
by Taylor
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Ten slaves—all under the age of 19—tell stories of enslavement, brutality, and dreams of freedom in this collection culled from full-length autobiographies. These accounts, selected to help teenagers relate to the horrific experiences of... (read more)

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A Kid's Guide to African American History
A Kid's Guide to African American History
by Nancy Sanders
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What do all these people have in common: the first man to die in the American Revolution, a onetime chief of the Crow Nation, the inventors of peanut butter and the portable X-ray machine, and the first person to make a wooden clock in this... (read more)

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Martin Luther King, JR.: A Dream of Hope (Sterling Biographies)
Martin Luther King, JR.: A Dream of Hope (Sterling Biographies)
by Alice Fleming
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I have a dream. Those rousing words, spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr. at an historic civil rights rally in Washington, D.C., brought hope to those who listened: hope that in the future there might not be two Americas—one black and one white—... (read more)

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The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
The Story of Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad (Dell Yearling Biography)
by Kate Mcmullan
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From the time she was a small child, Harriet Tubman was forced to work in the fields and was treated badly by her owner. Finally, leaving her family behind, she ran away to the North, where she became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad —... (read more)

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (DK Biography)
Martin Luther King, Jr. (DK Biography)
by Amy Pastan
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Tells the amazing story of struggle and triumph of one of the greatest Civil Rights leaders. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting... (read more)

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African Americans (Spirit of America: Our Cultural Heritage)
African Americans (Spirit of America: Our Cultural Heritage)
by Michael Burgan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.... (read more)

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Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad (Unspoken)
Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad (Unspoken)
by Henry Cole
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A young girl's courage is tested in this haunting, wordless story. When a farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding in the barn, she is at once startled and frightened. But the stranger's fearful eyes weigh upon her conscience, and she must make a... (read more)

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