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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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"This book for young readers tells the story of Washington, D.C., through the story of an African American man, Michael Shiner, who lived there from approximately 1804 to 1880 and who kept a journal, excerpts of which are interspersed throughout the heavily illustrated text"--
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Full-color picture book of the life of Muhammad Ali. Color illus. (ages: 4-8).
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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

Our Price: $15.99
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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Based on an unpublished memoir by Ms.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).
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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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(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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