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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (Reading Rainbow)
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (Reading Rainbow)
by Deborah Hopkinson
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2013 marks the 20th anniversary of Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt! As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of a reunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation--and even of running away to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking... (read more)

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Under the Quilt of Night
Under the Quilt of Night
by Deborah Hopkinson
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andlt;Iandgt;Chicago Sun-Timesandlt;/Iandgt; Exquisite.... (read more)

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In the Time of the Drums Gullah
In the Time of the Drums Gullah
by Kim L. Siegelson and Brian Pinkney
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Mentu has never known Africa. He is an island-born boy. But Grandmother Twi, she has Africa in her blood—and she shares the old magic of her home through songs and stories. One day, a slave ship docks on the shore of the island where Mentu lives... (read more)

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The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
by Virginia Hamilton
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People Could Fly : Picture Book (04 Edition)
People Could Fly : Picture Book (04 Edition)
by Hamilton
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The People Could Fly: The Picture Book
The People Could Fly: The Picture Book
by Virginia Hamilton
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VIRGINIA HAMILTON, the first black person to win a Newbery Medal and the first children's book author to be awarded a MacArthur genius grant, won the Coretta Scott King Award for The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales. In her lifetime, Virginia... (read more)

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Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales
Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales
by Virginia Hamilton
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" The storytelling is dramatic and direct in this collection of 19 tales... The Dillon's glowingly detailed acrylic illustrations extend the horror, comedy, rhythm, and spirit of the tales." Booklist - starred review "...these are tales to be read over... (read more)

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We're Going on a Lion Hunt
We're Going on a Lion Hunt
by David Axtell
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This charming version of a well-known chant takes place on the African savanna. We're going on a lion hunt. We're going to catch a big one. We're not scared. Been there before. In this beautifully illustrated rendition of a well-known children's chant... (read more)

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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural
The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural
by Pat Mckissack
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Many thousand gone :African Americans from slavery to freedom
Many thousand gone :African Americans from slavery to freedom
by Virginia Hamilton
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In Praise of Our Fathers and Our Mothers: A Black Family Treasury by Outstanding Authors and Artists
In Praise of Our Fathers and Our Mothers: A Black Family Treasury by Outstanding Authors and Artists
by Wade Hudson
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Walk Together Children
Walk Together Children
by Ashley Bryan
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