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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375973710
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $12.99

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
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... Read more >
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The Port Chicago 50
The Port Chicago 50
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804167420
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The Port Chicago 50
Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $27.00

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
The Port Chicago 50
The Port Chicago 50
Written by Steve Sheinkin, Read by Dominic Hoffman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804167437
Our Price: $18.00

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The Port Chicago 50
Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
Written by Steve Sheinkin
Read by Dominic Hoffman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $18.00

An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin.

On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
A Time to Break Silence
A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033180
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A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.95

The first collection of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s essential writings for high school students and young people—with eighteen selections including "I Have a Dream," "Letter from Birmingham Jail," and "What Is Your Life's Blueprint?"
 
“[Students] are in reality standing up for the best in the American dream. . . ... Read more >
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A Time to Break Silence
A Time to Break Silence
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Introduction by Walter Dean Myers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033050
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A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.00

The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people
 
A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
A Time to Break Silence
The Essential Works of Martin Luther King, Jr., for Students
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Introduction by Walter Dean Myers


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.00

The first collection of King’s essential writings for high school students and young people
 
A Time to Break Silence presents Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most important writings and speeches—carefully selected by teachers across a variety of disciplines—in an accessible and user-friendly volume. Now, for the first time, teachers and students...

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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Written by Tanya Lee Stone
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763665487
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
America's First Black Paratroopers
Written by Tanya Lee Stone


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $17.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

"An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, discrimination against African Americans... Read more >
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
Written by Tanya Lee Stone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763651176
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Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles
America's First Black Paratroopers
Written by Tanya Lee Stone


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $24.99

 A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist

They became America’s first black paratroopers. Why was their story never told? Sibert Medalist Tanya Lee Stone reveals the history of the Triple Nickles during World War II.


World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on... Read more >
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I Have a Dream (Book & CD)
I Have a Dream (Book & CD)
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Format: Package
ISBN: 9780375858871
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I Have a Dream (Book & CD)

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson


Format: Package, 40 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $18.99

A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and... Read more >
I Have a Dream
I Have a Dream
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375987724
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I Have a Dream

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $10.99

From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and peace to the youngest among us—those... Read more >
Oscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson
Written by Jack Batten
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781770492691
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Oscar Peterson
The Man and His Jazz
Written by Jack Batten


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

Called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson released over 200 recordings, won seven Grammy Awards, received the Order of Canada and is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This new biography from award-winning author Jack Batten, promises to tell Oscar... Read more >
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Oscar Peterson
Oscar Peterson
Written by Jack Batten
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770493629
Our Price: $10.99
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Oscar Peterson
The Man and His Jazz
Written by Jack Batten


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $10.99

Called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson released over 200 recordings, won seven Grammy Awards, received the Order of Canada and is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This new biography from award-winning author Jack Batten, promises to tell Oscar... Read more >
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Henry Aaron's Dream
Henry Aaron's Dream
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658205
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Henry Aaron's Dream

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $6.99

Matt Tavares hits one out of the park with this powerful tale of a kid from the segregated south who would become baseball’s home-run king.

Before he was Hammerin’ Hank, Henry Aaron was a young boy grow ing up in Mobile, Alabama, with what seemed like a foolhardy dream: to be a... Read more >
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $19.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
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The Kidnapped Prince
The Kidnapped Prince
Written by Ann Cameron
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307770226
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The Kidnapped Prince
The Life of Olaudah Equiano
Written by Ann Cameron


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $5.99

Kidnapped at the age of 11 from his home in Benin, Africa, Olaudah Equiano spent the next 11 years as a slave in England, the U.S., and the West Indies, until he was able to buy his freedom. His autobiography, published in 1789, was a bestseller in its own time. Cameron... Read more >
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375863394
Our Price: $3.99
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $3.99

A newly updated leveled reader about the first African American president of the United States, for children who are ready to read on their own.
 
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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
Season of Rage
Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490208
Our Price: $8.99
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Season of Rage
Hugh Burnett and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Written by John Cooper


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 5, 2009
Price: $8.99

The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden.

Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Slaves... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A Young People's History of the United States
A Young People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn, Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228869
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $45.00

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
A Young People's History of the United States
A Young People's History of the United States
Written by Howard Zinn, Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228692
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A Young People's History of the United States
Columbus to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Contribution by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $19.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Students on Strike
Students on Strike
Written by John A. Stokes and Herman Viola, As told to Lois Wolfe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301537
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Students on Strike
Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me
Written by John A. Stokes and Herman Viola
As told to Lois Wolfe


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $15.95

John Stokes has waited more than 50 years to give his eyewitness account of "The Manhattan Project." This was the name he and a group of fellow students gave their strike at R.R. Moton High School that helped to end separate schooling for blacks and whites, not only in his home... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding.
Students on Strike
Students on Strike
Written by John A. Stokes and Herman Viola, As told to Lois Wolfe
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301544
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Students on Strike
Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me
Written by John A. Stokes and Herman Viola
As told to Lois Wolfe


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $23.90

John Stokes has waited more than 50 years to give his eyewitness account of "The Manhattan Project." This was the name he and a group of fellow students gave their strike at R.R. Moton High School that helped to end separate schooling for blacks and whites, not only in his home... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 1
A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 1
Written by Howard Zinn, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227596
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A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 1
Columbus to the Spanish-American War
Written by Howard Zinn
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $16.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 2
A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 2
Written by Howard Zinn, Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227602
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A Young People's History of the United States, Volume 2
Class Struggle to the War on Terror
Written by Howard Zinn
Adapted by Rebecca Stefoff


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $17.95

A Young People's History of the United States brings to US history the viewpoints of workers, slaves, immigrants, women, Native Americans, and others whose stories, and their impact, are rarely included in books for young people. A Young People's History of the United States is also a companion volume to The... Read more >
Season of Rage
Season of Rage
Written by John Cooper
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767005
Our Price: $9.95
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Season of Rage
Hugh Burnett and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Written by John Cooper


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2005
Price: $9.95

The last place in North America where black people and white people could not sit down together to share a cup of coffee in a restaurant was not in the Deep South. It was in the small, sleepy Ontario town of Dresden.

Dresden is the site of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Slaves... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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