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Jambo Means Hello (Swahili Alphabet Book)
Feelings, Muriel
(Softcover)

44% off list price of $6.99

Swahili is used in this alphabet book with pronunciations under the words found in the book. Richly illustrated with black and white artwork.


Barack Obama: Out of Many, One (Step into Reading, Step 3)
Corey, Shana
(Softcover)

30% off list price of $3.99

A Step 3 Step into Reading Biography Reader about our forty-fourth president, Barack Obama—revised to include an account of his reelection and new photographs! With clear and accessible language, independent readers can learn how the lessons and love from Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped hi...


Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans
Nelson, Kadir
(Hardcover)

46% off list price of $19.99

The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. But it is also the story of injustice; of a country divided by law, education, and wealth; of a people whose struggles and achievements helped define their country. This is the story of the men, ...


Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told
Myers, Walter Dean
(Softcover)

52% off list price of $6.99

Ida B. Wells was an extraordinary woman. Long before boycotts, sit-ins, and freedom rides, Ida B. Wells was hard at work to better the lives of African Americans. An activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horror of lynching, she used fierce determina...


Words with Wings: A Treasury of African-American Poetry and Art
Rochelle, Belinda
(Picture Books)

48% off list price of $18.99

African-American identity and history are powerfully evoked in art and poetry about slavery, racism, and black pride. But African-American poetry and art have no boundaries, and these poets and artists explore many other themes as well, that will touch your heart, and dazzle your eyes.


My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
King, Martin Luther III
(Picture Books)

72% off list price of $17.99

My sister Yolanda, who we called Yoki, and I wanted to go to Funtown more than anything. "Well, kids, you know Daddy is working very hard so that you and all children can go to Funtown, but it's not possible today," Daddy would say. "Maybe next week." But that week never came. "You just don't wan...


Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington
Asim, Jabari
(Picture Books)

55% off list price of $16.99

Booker dreamed of making friends with words, setting free the secrets that lived in books. Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his ...


This Is The Dream
Shore, Diane Z.
(Softcover)

45% off list price of $7.99

The United States of America was founded on the declaration that all men are created equal. But nearly two hundred years after that proclamation, America was still deeply segregated. Slowly but surely, powerful leaders as well as everyday citizens spoke up for their dreams and beliefs. Soon, a pe...


Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
Musgrove, Margaret
(Hardcover)

55% off list price of $21.99

Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. This book explains some traditions and customs of twenty-six African tribes beginning with the letters from A to Z.


Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired A Nation
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
(Picture Books)

61% off list price of $16.99

The acclaimed husband-and-wife team focuses on the human elements of the Montgomery bus boycott following the 1955 arrest of Rosa Parks: the struggle to keep walking as the seasons changed, the crowded city streets, and the gathering numbers of the determined boycotters.


Honey, I Love
Greenfield, Eloise
(Picture Books)

51% off list price of $17.99

When this poem was first published in 1978 in Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems, Eloise Greenfield reminded us that love can be found just about anywhere. Now, twenty-five years later, she and celebrated children's book artist Jan Spivey Gilchrist present a stunning, newly illustrated anniversar...


Words Set Me Free: The Sotry of Young Frederick Douglass
Cline-Ransome, Lesa
(Picture Books)

63% off list price of $17.99

The inspirational, true story of how Frederick Douglass found his way to freedom one word at a time. This picture book biography chronicles the youth of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African American figures in American history. Douglass spent his life advocating for the equality...


This Is The Dream
Shore, Diane Z.
(Picture Books)

61% off list price of $16.99

Our nation was founded on the belief that all men are created equal. Nearly two hundred years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, slavery had been abolished but America was still segregated. Then: Enter the students who marched into the first desegregated school, the passengers ...


Mr. Williams
Barbour, Karen
(Library Binding)

55% off list price of $16.95

The powerful and personal story of one American childhood When Mr. Williams was a boy growing up in Arcadia, Louisiana, Calvin Coolidge was president, Martin Luther King Jr. had just been born, and children worked hard in the fields for most of the year. Many years later, Karen Barbour grew up ...


Martin Luther King Jr.: A Peaceful Leader (I Can Read, Level 2)
Albee, Sarah
(Hardcover)

55% off list price of $16.99

The life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is introduced in this early reader biography.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed it was possible to change the world with peaceful protest. His powerful words and actions helped the civil rights movement achieve many great changes. His ...


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