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  • 12 Days of New York

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419705427
    • Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
    • Published: March 2013
    A class trip to the Big Apple is played out as a variation of the "Twelve Days of Christmas."
  • 33 Things Every Girl Should Know

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780517709368
    • Publisher: Crown Publishing
    • Published: March 1998
    A mix of short stories, essays, a comic strip, a speech, an interview, poems, and more which offer insights and advice for girls.
  • Cause

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $11.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780375827969
    • Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
    • Published: January 2014
    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.
  • Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419703904
    • Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
    • Published: January 2013
    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.
  • FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America, 1932-1939

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780375852145
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: January 2010
    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+).
  • George Washington Carver

    By George Washington Carver

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810993662
    • Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC
    • Published: January 2008
    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).
  • George Washington Carver

    By George Washington Carver

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781419718397
    • Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
    • Published: September 2015
    Illustrated with historical artifacts and photographs, a fresh look at a pioneering American innovator traces Carver's life, discoveries, and legacy as the first African-American to attend Iowa State College and as an inspirational conservationist.
  • Half the Mother, Twice the Love

    By Mother Love

    Our Price: $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743277648
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: October 2006
  • M.L.K.: the Journey of a King

    By Martin Luther King Jr.

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810954762
    • Publisher: HARRY N ABRAMS INC
    • Published: January 2007
    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.
  • Maritcha: A Nineteenth-Century American Girl

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780810950450
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Inc.
    • Published: February 2005
    Based on an unpublished memoir by Ms. Maritcha Remond Lyons - 'Memories of Yesterdays: All of Which I Saw and Part of Which I Was,' dated 1928 - the evocative text and photographs of young Maritcha, her family, and their friends, as well as archival maps, photographs, and illustrations, make this book an invaluable cultural and historical resource. Born in New York City in 1848, and raised there, Maritcha's life took a dramatic turn in 1868, when she and her family had to flee in the midst of the violent Draft Riots, eventually resettling in Providence, Rhode Island, when Maritcha overcame prejudice to become the first black person to graduate from Providence High School. 47p. (Juvenile).
  • Portraits of African-American Heroes

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780525470434
    • Publisher: Penguin USA
    • Published: December 2003
    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.
  • Rejuvenate! (It's Never Too Late)

    By Eartha Kitt

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743202244
    • Publisher: Scribner
    • Published: May 2001
    Eartha Kitt's purr-fect strategies for staying healthy and vital in mind and body.
  • Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419708466
    • Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
    • Published: January 2014
  • The Champ

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $6.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780440417828
    • Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
    • Published: September 2007
    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.
  • Up Close: W.E.B. Du Bois

    By W.E.B. Du Bois

    Our Price: $8.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670063024
    • Publisher: PENGUIN USA
    • Published: December 2008
    (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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