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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763676537
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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $14.99

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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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763676544
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Henry Aaron's Dream: Candlewick Biographies

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2015
Price: $4.99

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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Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama
Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama
Written by Hester Bass, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763669195
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Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama

Written by Hester Bass
Illustrated by E.B. Lewis


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $16.99

Explore a little-known story of the civil rights movement, in which black and white citizens in one Alabama city worked together nonviolently to end segregation.

Mention the civil rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that... Read more >
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince, Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385755177
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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $3.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince, Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780385755160
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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $12.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince, Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385755153
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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)

Written by Michaela DePrince and Elaine Deprince
Illustrated by Frank Morrison


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $3.99

Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed her life. She was living in an orphanage in Sierra Leone at the time, but was soon adopted by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
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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Children of Native America Today
Children of Native America Today
Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirschfelder
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570919657
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Children of Native America Today

Written by Maya Ajmera and Arlene Hirschfelder


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $9.95

Come along on a photographic journey through America's native nations as seen through the eyes of children.

CHILDREN OF NATIVE AMERICA TODAY invites readers to explore Native nations, focusing on the children who live, learn, and play in tribal communities throughout the United States. These children celebrate a proud heritage, a rich... Read more >
Cause
Cause
Written by Tonya Bolden
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375827969
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Cause
Reconstruction America 1863-1877
Written by Tonya Bolden


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with... Read more >
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Cause
Cause
Written by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792884
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Reconstruction America 1863-1877
Written by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $9.99

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with... Read more >
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What Color Is My World?
What Color Is My World?
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld, Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763664428
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What Color Is My World?
The Lost History of African-American Inventors
Written by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Illustrated by Ben Boos and A.G. Ford


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $5.99

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup
of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book.


Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone... Read more >
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
Written by Shana Corey, Illustrated by James Bernardin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374781
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Barack Obama: Out of Many, One

Written by Shana Corey
Illustrated by James Bernardin


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2013
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 >
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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: 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...

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: 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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The Trail of Tears
The Trail of Tears
Written by Joseph Bruchac
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385374736
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The Trail of Tears

Written by Joseph Bruchac


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2013
Price: $3.99

In 1838, settlers moving west forced the great Cherokee Nation, and their chief John Ross, to leave their home land and travel 1,200 miles to Oklahoma. An epic story of friendship, war, hope, and betrayal. Read more >
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385741682
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $8.99

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of Coming Back with Wes Moore, which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society and establish new identities after completing their...

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The Cart That Carried Martin
The Cart That Carried Martin
Written by Eve Bunting, Illustrated by Don Tate
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893879
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The Cart That Carried Martin

Written by Eve Bunting
Illustrated by Don Tate


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2013
Price: $16.95

The strength and spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. permeates this picture book about the funeral of Dr. King in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1968. Quiet, yet affecting, THE CART THAT CARRIED MARTIN is a unique tribute to the life of a man known world-wide for his outstanding efforts as a... Read more >
Yes! We Are Latinos!
Yes! We Are Latinos!
Written by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy, Illustrated by David Diaz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580893831
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Yes! We Are Latinos!

Written by Alma Flor Ada and Isabel Campoy
Illustrated by David Diaz


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2013
Price: $18.95

Juanita lives in New York and is Mexican. Felipe lives in Chicago and is Panamanian, Venezuelan, and black. Michiko lives in Los Angeles and is Peruvian and Japanese. Each of them is also Latino.

Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of... Read more >
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Paula Young Shelton, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385376068
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Paula Young Shelton
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $7.99

In this Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year, Paula Young Shelton, daughter of Civil Rights activist Andrew Young, brings a child’s unique perspective to an important chapter in America’s history. Paula grew up in the deep south, in a world where whites had and blacks did... Read more >
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804121910
Our Price: $30.00
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $30.00

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of Coming Back with Wes Moore, which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society and establish new identities after completing their...

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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore, Read by Wes Moore
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804121927
Our Price: $15.00

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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore
Read by Wes Moore


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $15.00

WES MOORE, a U.S. Army combat veteran, has created and is the host of Coming Back with Wes Moore, which will air on PBS starting in May. In three moving episodes, Moore follows the lives of soldiers as they attempt to reintegrate into society and establish new identities after completing their...

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A Child in Prison Camp
A Child in Prison Camp
Written by Shizuye Takashima
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490598
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A Child in Prison Camp

Written by Shizuye Takashima


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

When Shizuye Takashima, “Shichan” as she was called, was eleven years old, her entire world changed forever. As a Japanese-Canadian in 1941, she was among thousands of people forced from their homes and sent to live in internment camps in the Canadian Rockies. Although none had been convicted of any crime... 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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