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Sarny
Sarny
Written by Gary Paulsen
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ISBN: 9780307804235
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Sarny

Written by Gary Paulsen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2011
Price: $5.99

Many readers of Nightjohn have wanted to know what happened to Sarny, the young slave whom Nightjohn taught to read. Here is Sarny's story, from the moment she leaves the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, suddenly a free woman in search of her sold-away children. Her search... Read more >
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White Water
White Water
Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763636784
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White Water

Written by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $16.99

For a young boy growing up in the segregated south, a town drinking fountain becomes the source of an epiphany.

It's a scorching hot day, and going into town with Grandma is one of Michael's favorite things. When the bus pulls up, they climb in and pay their fare, get out, walk... Read more >
Ghetto Cowboy
Ghetto Cowboy
Written by G. Neri, Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763649227
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Ghetto Cowboy

Written by G. Neri
Illustrated by Jesse Joshua Watson


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $15.99

A street-smart tale about a displaced teen who learns to defend what's right-the Cowboy Way. Read more >
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Julian, Secret Agent
Julian, Secret Agent
Written by Ann Cameron
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ISBN: 9780307800176
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Julian, Secret Agent

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $4.99

Secret agents Julian, Huey, and Gloria are already heroes. They have rescued a dog and saved a toddler from drowning. But what they really want is to nab a real-live bank robber. Just when it looks like they might catch the crook, the police chief steps in. The supersleuths find that... Read more >
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Who Will I Be Lord?
Who Will I Be Lord?
Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Illustrated by Sean Qualls
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ISBN: 9780375983009
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Who Will I Be Lord?

Written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

A lyrical story about how looking back is helpful when you start looking forward. . . .

A young girl thoughtfully considers her family tree and the vibrant ancestors who populate it. As each family member’s story is revealed, her quiet meditation—about what kind of person she’ll be when she grows up—transforms... Read more >
A la Carte
A la Carte
Written by Tanita S. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375843068
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A la Carte

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $8.99

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD LAINEY DREAMS of becoming a world famous chef one day and maybe even having her own cooking show. (Do you know how many African American female chefs there aren’t? And how many vegetarian chefs have their own shows? The field is wide open for stardom!) But when her best friend—and... Read more >
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The Other Half of My Heart
The Other Half of My Heart
Written by Sundee T. Frazier
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ISBN: 9780440240068
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The Other Half of My Heart

Written by Sundee T. Frazier


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $6.99

The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Sundee T. Frazier.
 
When Minerva and Keira King were born, they made headlines: Keira is black... Read more >
Julian, Dream Doctor
Julian, Dream Doctor
Written by Ann Cameron
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ISBN: 9780307800190
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Julian, Dream Doctor

Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2011
Price: $4.99

"If Julian has not already won readers' hearts with his [earlier] exploits, he will here when he tries to find out his father's secret dream for a birthday present. Surprised at hearing his father mumble 'two snakes,' Julian duly catches and presents them, only to discover that snakes are his father's... Read more >
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Carmen
Carmen
Adapted by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781606841150
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $16.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $16.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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Carmen
Carmen
Adapted by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781606841921
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Carmen

Adapted by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 160 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $19.99

Into the summer heat of New York’s Spanish Harlem strides Carmen, a chica who is as hot as the sizzling city streets. When she first meets José, she falls for him hard. He’s not like the gansta types she knows—tipo duros who are tough, who think they are players. But José... Read more >
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375983078
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more commonplace in children's lives, and this touching free-verse picture book provides a straightforward account of Hurricane Katrina. In alternating voices, four friends describe their lives before, during, and after the storm and how, even though the world can change in a heartbeat, people define... Read more >
Mare's War
Mare's War
Written by Tanita S. Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375850776
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Mare's War

Written by Tanita S. Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $9.99

Meet Mare, a World War II veteran and a grandmother like no other. She was once a willful teenager who escaped her less than perfect life in the deep South and lied about her age to join the African American Battalion of the Women's Army Corps. Now she is driving her... Read more >
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Teenie
Teenie
Written by Christopher Grant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375897795
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Teenie

Written by Christopher Grant


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $8.99

High school freshman Martine (Teenie for short) is a good student, with a bright future ahead of her. She's desperate to be accepted into a prestigious study abroad program in Spain so that she can see what life is like beyond the streets of Brooklyn. She wouldn't mind escaping from her... Read more >
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The Dark-Thirty
The Dark-Thirty
Written by Patricia McKissack, Illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307770233
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The Dark-Thirty
Southern Tales of the Supernatural
Written by Patricia McKissack
Illustrated by Brian Pinkney


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $6.99

In that special half-hour of twilight—the dark-thirty—there are stories to be told. Mesmerizing, suspenseful, and breathtakingly original, these tales make up a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Zora and Me
Zora and Me
Written by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763643003
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Zora and Me

Written by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

Winner of the 2011 John Steptoe New Talent (Author) Award!

Racial duplicity threatens an idyllic African American community in the turn-of-the-century South in a dazzling debut inspired by the early life of Zora Neale Hurston.

Whether she’s telling the truth or stretching it, Zora Neale Hurston is a riveting storyteller. Her latest creation... Read more >
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Lola Loves Stories
Lola Loves Stories
Written by Anna McQuinn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892599
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Lola Loves Stories

Written by Anna McQuinn


Format: Trade Paperback, 28 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $6.95

Lovable Lola is back in this imaginative sequel to the best-selling LOLA AT THE LIBRARY.

Lola loves to go to the library with her daddy. Every night she reads a new story, and the next day, she acts it out. One day she's a fairy princess, the next day she goes on... Read more >
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375856099
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $17.99

Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more commonplace in children's lives, and this touching free-verse picture book provides a straightforward account of Hurricane Katrina. In alternating voices, four friends describe their lives before, during, and after the storm and how, even though the world can change in a heartbeat, people define... Read more >
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
A Place Where Hurricanes Happen
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Shadra Strickland
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375956096
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A Place Where Hurricanes Happen

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Shadra Strickland


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
Price: $20.99

Natural and man-made disasters are becoming more commonplace in children's lives, and this touching free-verse picture book provides a straightforward account of Hurricane Katrina. In alternating voices, four friends describe their lives before, during, and after the storm and how, even though the world can change in a heartbeat, people define... Read more >
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The Other Half of My Heart
The Other Half of My Heart
Written by Sundee T. Frazier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896637
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The Other Half of My Heart

Written by Sundee T. Frazier


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $6.99

The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Sundee T. Frazier.
 
When Minerva and Keira King were born, they made headlines: Keira is black... Read more >
Riot

Written by Walter Dean Myers


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $9.99

As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.

During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate for more Union soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln instituted a draft–a draft... Read more >
Alligator Bayou
Alligator Bayou
Written by Donna Jo Napoli
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553494174
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Alligator Bayou

Written by Donna Jo Napoli


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $8.99

An unforgettable  novel, based on a true story, about racism against Italian Americans in the South in 1899.
 
Fourteen-year-old Calogero, his uncles, and his cousins are six Sicilians living in the small town of Tallulah, Louisiana, miles from any of their countrymen. They grow vegetables and sell them at their stand and... Read more >
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Alligator Bayou
Alligator Bayou
Written by Donna Jo Napoli
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ISBN: 9780375897214
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Alligator Bayou

Written by Donna Jo Napoli


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $7.99

Talullah, Louisiana. 1899.

Calogero, his uncles, and cousins are six Sicilian men living in the small town of Tallulah, Louisiana. They work hard, growing vegetables and selling them at their stand and in their grocery store.

To 14-year-old Calogero, newly arrived from Sicily, Tallulah is a lush world full of contradictions, hidden rules... Read more >
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Metal Man
Metal Man
Written by Aaron Reynolds
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891516
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Metal Man

Written by Aaron Reynolds


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $7.95

"There's a fire in me, just like that torch."

Devon visits the Metal Man at his fiery workshop every day, despite the scorching heat of the city where he lives. At the Metal Man's shop, sparks fly from his welding torch as he cuts and melts together old pieces of junk into... Read more >
Big Friend, Little Friend (Disney Princess)
Big Friend, Little Friend (Disney Princess)
Written by Melissa Lagonegro, Illustrated by RH Disney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780736426442
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Big Friend, Little Friend (Disney Princess)

Written by Melissa Lagonegro
Illustrated by RH Disney


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $3.99

Join Princess Tiana, Prince Naveen, and the rest of the characters from Disney’s The Princess and the Frog in this Step 1 reader all about opposites—just in time for the film’s DVD release! Read more >
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