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A class trip to the Big Apple is played out as a variation of the "Twelve Days of Christmas."
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A mix of short stories, essays, a comic strip, a speech, an interview, poems, and more which offer insights and advice for girls.
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Cause

By Tonya Bolden

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After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with great difficulty.” Three days later he was assassinated. The years to come witnessed a time of complex and controversial change.From the Hardcover edition.
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A sesquicentennial anniversary commemorative introduction to the Emancipation Proclamation provides excerpts from historical sources, reproductions of archival images and lesser-known facts that challenge popular beliefs. By the Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author of Maritcha.
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A survey of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal, and the 'Alphabet Soup' of agencies he implemented to combat the Great Depression, agencies which continue to influence American society to this day. (Grades: 12+).
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Finding Family

By Tonya Bolden

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Raised in Charleston, West Virginia, at the turn of the twentieth century by her grandfather and aunt on off-putting tales of family members she has never met, twelve-year-old Delana is shocked when, after Aunt Tilley dies, she learns the truth about herparents and some of her other relatives.
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Finding Family

By Tonya Bolden

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Raised in Charleston, West Virginia, at the turn of the twentieth century aunt on off-putting tales of family members she has never met, twelve-year-old Delana is shocked when, after Aunt Tilley dies, she learns the truth about her family.
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In this illuminating collection, the life of George Washington Carver is explored through period photographs and illustrative artifacts. Carver made it his life's work to find ways to maximize resources and minimize waste. Even thoughCarver was born into slavery and struggled to gain an education at a time when African Americans met with open prejudice and hatred, he was able to travel the country and give back to the people he met. As a teacher and a researcher, Carver passed along important information about farming and the land. Known as 'the Peanut Man' this collection shows the sensible and live-saving concepts that this amazing man was able to do despite adversity. (Ages 8-12).
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A biography of the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner, from his childhood in the segregated south during the Great Depression, to his ministry and influence in labor unions, NAACP, education, and racial equality. Includestime line, black & white photos, side bars, source notes, and index. Ages 10 and up.
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A stunningly beautiful picture book profiles twenty outstanding African-Americans with a three-page biography and black-and-white portrait of each, ranging from historical to contemporary figures who made a difference in their field. Reprint.
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From the first recorded birth of a black child in Jamestown, through the Revolution, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the fight for civil rights, right on up to the present, the author brings to light how African-American children have worked and played, suffered and rejoiced.
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The Champ

By Tonya Bolden

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A biography of the legendary boxer, who began his career as Cassius Clay, discussing his prowess in the ring, his conversion to Islam, and his life after boxing.
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(Up Close). In this rich and captivating biography, the award-winning author tells the story of how one man fought tirelessly and quietly for equality until his death at the age of ninety-five. Meet the scholar, activist and poet William Edward Burghardt Du Bois. (Ages: 11+).
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