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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 >
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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.
History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball
History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball
Written by Robyn O'Sullivan
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301902
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History Chapters: Jackie Robinson Plays Ball

Written by Robyn O'Sullivan


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.90

Some sports stars are born to break the records. Jackie Robinson broke the social and racial barriers of his sport and of his age. On April 15, 1947 Robinson became the first African-American to play Major League baseball, and his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers changed American sports forever. Discover how... Read more >
The Champ
The Champ
Written by Tonya Bolden, Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780440417828
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The Champ

Written by Tonya Bolden
Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $6.99

Muhammad Ali is one of the world’s best-known figures, and this incredible biography delves into precisely why. From his unlikely beginnings as a skinny, young Cassius Clay learning to box at a local gym to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world at the famous “Rumble in the Jungle,” where even... Read more >
World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426301322
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protester Who Founded a Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2007
Price: $7.99

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
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A Horn for Louis
A Horn for Louis
Written by Eric A. Kimmel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375840050
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A Horn for Louis

Written by Eric A. Kimmel


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $3.99

Seven-year-old Louis Armstrong was too poor to buy a real horn. He didn’t even go to school. To help his mother pay the rent, Louis had a job. Every day he rode a junk wagon through the streets of New Orleans, playing his tin horn and collecting stuff people didn’t want... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278894
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

It's 1863. Harriet Tubman is facing one of the biggest—and most dangerous— challenges of her life. She has survived her master's lash, escaped from slavery, and risked her life countless times to lead runaway slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Now she has a new role—that of Union spy! The... Read more >
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
Written by Thomas B. Allen
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278900
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Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent
How Daring Slaves and Free Blacks Spied for the Union During the Civil War
Written by Thomas B. Allen


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $25.90

It's 1863. Harriet Tubman is facing one of the biggest—and most dangerous— challenges of her life. She has survived her master's lash, escaped from slavery, and risked her life countless times to lead runaway slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad. Now she has a new role—that of Union spy! The... Read more >
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Counting Coup
Counting Coup
Written by Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow and Herman Viola
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792253914
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Counting Coup
Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond
Written by Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow and Herman Viola


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

Picture a Crow Indian elder, his wizened eyes catching yours in the ancient flicker of firelight. His mesmerizing stories span the ages, from Custer to World War II to the 21st Century. He is the last traditional chief of his people. He is over 90 years old. Now picture that same... Read more >
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Counting Coup
Counting Coup
Written by Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow and Herman Viola
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792253921
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Counting Coup
Becoming a Crow Chief on the Reservation and Beyond
Written by Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow and Herman Viola


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $23.90

Picture a Crow Indian elder, his wizened eyes catching yours in the ancient flicker of firelight. His mesmerizing stories span the ages, from Custer to World War II to the 21st Century. He is the last traditional chief of his people. He is over 90 years old. Now picture that same... Read more >
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5,000 Miles to Freedom
5,000 Miles to Freedom
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792278856
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5,000 Miles to Freedom
Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $19.95

What would it take for slaves to escape from slavery in the Deep South, 1,000 miles from freedom and then on to England during the period of the Fugitive Slave Act? For most slaves the thought of escape was unimaginable. But fear did not stop Ellen and William Craft from chasing... Read more >
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5,000 Miles to Freedom
5,000 Miles to Freedom
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792278863
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5,000 Miles to Freedom
Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery
Written by Dennis Fradin and Judith Fradin


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 96 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $29.90

What would it take for slaves to escape from slavery in the Deep South, 1,000 miles from freedom and then on to England during the period of the Fugitive Slave Act? For most slaves the thought of escape was unimaginable. But fear did not stop Ellen and William Craft from chasing... Read more >
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Stompin' at the Savoy
Stompin' at the Savoy
Illustrated by Martin French, Compiled by Alan Govenar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763622442
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Stompin' at the Savoy
The Story of Norma Miller
Illustrated by Martin French
Compiled by Alan Govenar


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2006
Price: $15.99

Through extensive interviews with jazz dancer Norma Miller, acclaimed author and filmmaker Alan Govenar captures the vitality, wry humor, and indomitable spirit of an American treasure.

When she was just five years old, in 1924, Norma Miller knew just what she wanted to do for the rest of her life: she wanted... Read more >
Freedom Riders
Freedom Riders
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792241737
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Freedom Riders
John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover, 80 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $18.95

Freedom Riders compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on... Read more >
Freedom Riders RLB
Freedom Riders RLB
Written by Ann Bausum
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792241744
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Freedom Riders RLB
John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Ann Bausum


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 80 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $28.90

Freedom Riders compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis, growing up in black America, and Jim Zwerg, growing up in white America, in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that... Read more >
Onward
Onward
Written by Dolores Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792279143
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Onward
A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson
Written by Dolores Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $17.95

The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century. But a son of patrician parents, Robert E. Peary, and a son of sharecroppers, Matthew Henson, shared a dream of conquering the unconquered North Pole and were brave enough to risk their... Read more >
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Onward
Onward
Written by Dolores Johnson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792279150
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Onward
A Photobiography of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew Henson
Written by Dolores Johnson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $27.90

The conquest of the North Pole was an elusive, almost impossible goal at the beginning of the last century. But a son of patrician parents, Robert E. Peary, and a son of sharecroppers, Matthew Henson, shared a dream of conquering the unconquered North Pole and were brave enough to risk their... Read more >
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Facing the Lion
Facing the Lion
Written by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton and Herman Viola
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780792272977
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Facing the Lion
Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna
Written by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton and Herman Viola


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2005
Price: $6.95

Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle. Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover library binding.
World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792236481
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protestor Who Founded A Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $27.90

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
World History Biographies: Gandhi
World History Biographies: Gandhi
Written by Philip Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792236474
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World History Biographies: Gandhi
The Young Protestor Who Founded A Nation
Written by Philip Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $17.95

A shy, serious boy, Mahatma Gandhi would later lead India to nationhood and change the course of history. After studying law in London, he championed Indian rights in South Africa for two decades. He returned to India in 1914, leading a campaign of nonviolent protest and civil disobedience against British rule... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover library binding and a trade paperback.
World History Biographies: Mandela
World History Biographies: Mandela
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792236580
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World History Biographies: Mandela
The Rebel Who Led His Nation To Freedom
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $17.95

Nelson Mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time’s Man of the Year honor. The son of a Thembu chief in South Africa, Mandela began his life-long campaign against white colonial rule while a college... Read more >
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World History Biographies: Mandela
World History Biographies: Mandela
Written by Ann Kramer
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792236597
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World History Biographies: Mandela
The Hero Who Led His Nation To Freedom
Written by Ann Kramer


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2005
Price: $27.90

Nelson Mandela comes to life in this portrait of a diplomatic man whose commitment to freedom gained him both the Nobel Peace Prize and Time’s Man of the Year honor. The son of a Thembu chief in South Africa, Mandela began his life-long campaign against white colonial rule while a college... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Facing the Lion
Facing the Lion
Written by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792283287
Our Price: $23.90
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Facing the Lion
Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna
Written by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 144 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2005
Price: $23.90

Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle. Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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