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I Love My Hair!
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
(Softcover)

52% off list price of $6.99

A young, African-American girl describes the different, wonderful ways she can wear her hair.


Chocolate Me!
Diggs, Taye
(Picture Books)

45% off list price of $7.99

The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how beautiful he really, truly is. For years before they both achieved acclaim in their respective profess...


Follow The Drinking Gourd
Winter, Jeanette
(Softcover)

45% off list price of $7.99

It sounded like a simple folk song sung by slaves, but it was really a map to freedom - for hidden in the lyrics were directions to the escape route known as the Underground Railroad. In glowing paintings that evoke the American folk tradition and a simple text inspired by slave narratives, Jeane...


The Big Bed
Laditan, Bunmi
(Picture Books)

61% off list price of $16.99

The Big Bed is a humorous picture book about a girl who doesn't want to sleep in her little bed, so she presents her dad with his own bed - a camping cot! - in order to move herself into her parents' big bed in his place. A twist on the classic parental struggle of not letting kids sleep in their...


Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears
Aardema, Verna
(Softcover)

45% off list price of $7.99

A mosquito tells a lie and gets into big trouble! And reveals the meaning of the mosquito's buzz. SC.


Amazing Grace
Hoffman, Mary
(Picture Books)

63% off list price of $17.99

Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.


Sweet Clara And The Freedom Quilt
Hopkinson, Deborah
(Softcover)

51% off list price of $7.99

Clara, a slave and seamstress on Home Plantation, knows that the Underground Railroad can lead her to freedom. The only problem is, How to find it? By piecing together scraps of cloth with scraps of information gathered from the other slaves, she fashions a map so secret that even the master won'...


Li'l Dan The Drummer Boy
Bearden, Romare
(Picture Books)

65% off list price of $18.95

When a company of black Union soldiers tells Li'l Dan that he is no longer a slave, he follows them, and uses his beloved drum to save them from attack. Includes a CD read by Maya Angelou.


Wind Flyers
Johnson, Angela
(Picture Books)

63% off list price of $17.99

Three-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Angela Johnson and New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long invite readers to ponder a band of undercelebrated World War II heroes - the Tuskegee Airmen. With fleeting prose and transcendent imagery, this book by the masterful author/art...


Under the Quilt of Night
Hopkinson, Deborah
(Softcover)

51% off list price of $7.99

Tells of one girl's escape from slavery into freedom via the Underground Railroad, through treacherous terrain and under cover of darkness, in order to reach a home where a special quilt hangs to show that she has reached a safe destination.


Ellen's Broom
Lyons, Kelly Starling
(Picture Books)

61% off list price of $16.99

A young girl learns a new meaning for freedom during the time of Reconstruction Ellen always knew the broom resting above the hearth was special. Before it was legal for her mother and father to officially be married, the broom was what made them a family anyway. But now all former slaves who ha...


I Love My Hair!
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
(Board Books)

52% off list price of $6.99

Every night before she goes to bed, Keyana sits down between her mother's knees to have her hair combed. But no matter how gently Mama pulls, it sometimes still hurts! Keyana doesn't feel lucky to have such a head of hair, but Mama tells her she is because she can wear it any way she chooses. Nat...


Shadow
Brown, Marcia
(Picture Books)

54% off list price of $18.99

The village storytellers and shamans of an Africa that is passing into memory called forth for the poet Blaise Cendrars an eerie image, shifting between the beliefs of the present and the spirits of the past. HC, children's book.


Fire From The Rock
Draper, Sharon. M.
(Softcover)

58% off list price of $7.99

Sylvia is shocked and confused when she is asked to be one of the first black students to attend Central High School, which is scheduled to be integrated in the fall of 1957, whether people like it or not. Before Sylvia makes her final decision, smoldering racial tension in the town ignites into ...


Voices Fom the Underground Railroad
Winters, Kay
(Hardcover)

82% off list price of $18.99

It's the 1850s and enslaved siblings Jeb and Mattie are about the make a break for freedom. The pair travel north from Maryland to New Bedford, Massachusetts along the Underground Railroad. Each spread tells about a step of their journey through a poem in the first person perspective. The main an...


A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina's Dream
Dempsey, Kristy
(Picture Books)

61% off list price of $16.99

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 don’t always come true - they take a lot of work and a lot of hope. And sometimes hope is hard to come b...


How to Trick the Tooth Fairy
Russell, Erin Danielle
(Picture Books)

72% off list price of $17.99

Kaylee loves pulling pranks: from dropping water balloons on passers by to even tricking Santa Claus, she’s a prize-winning prankster!But is she the Princess of Pranks? No! That title is held by none other than the Tooth Fairy. But when Kaylee loses a tooth and the Tooth Fairy goes about her usua...


Night Boat To Freedom
Raven, Margot Theis
(Softcover)

44% off list price of $6.99

When Granny Judith asks twelve-year-old Christmas John to row Molly across the river from Kentucky to the free State of Ohio, he's terrified. But Granny Judith reassures him. So Christmas John begins the first of many dangerous journeys. And each passing day brings hope that Granny and John ca...


In Your Hands
Weatherford, Carole Boston
(Picture Books)

75% off list price of $17.99

A prayer from mother to son that he will always be in safe hands.


In Your Hands
Weatherford, Carole Boston
(Picture Books)

84% off list price of $17.99

A prayer from mother to son that he will always be in safe hands.NOTE: This is a Scratch & Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and ther...


Freedom Train
Coleman, Evelyn
(Softcover)

52% off list price of $6.99

It's 1947, and twelve-year-old Clyde Thomason is proud to have an older brother who guards the Freedom Train - a train that is traveling to all forty-eight states carrying the country's most important documents, including the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Clyde is chosen to ...


A Band Of Angels: A Story Inspired By The Jubilee Singers
Hopkinson, Deborah
(Softcover)

45% off list price of $7.99

The daughter of a slave forms a gospel singing group and goes on tour to raise money to save Fisk University. Ages 5-9


I Dream of Trains
Johnson, Angela
(Hardcover)

57% off list price of $17.99

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.


Home Place
Dragonwagon, Crescent
(Hardcover)

58% off list price of $16.99

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