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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
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ISBN: 9780375987823
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $9.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!
Written by Jonah Winter, Illustrated by Terry Widener
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375968440
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You Never Heard of Willie Mays?!

Written by Jonah Winter
Illustrated by Terry Widener


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $20.99

He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players." Many believe him to be the best baseball player that ever lived. His name is Willie Mays... Read more >
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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375869730
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Harlem's Little Blackbird

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Christian Robinson


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.99

Zora and Langston. Billie and Bessie. Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she... Read more >
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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
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ISBN: 9780375985379
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Harlem's Little Blackbird

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Christian Robinson


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $9.99

Zora and Langston. Billie and Bessie. Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she... Read more >
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Harlem's Little Blackbird
Harlem's Little Blackbird
Written by Renee Watson, Illustrated by Christian Robinson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375969737
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Harlem's Little Blackbird

Written by Renee Watson
Illustrated by Christian Robinson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 40 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $20.99

Zora and Langston. Billie and Bessie. Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she... 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
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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 >
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385741675
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $15.99

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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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore
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ISBN: 9780375986703
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $7.99

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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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)
Written by Wes Moore
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375990182
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Discovering Wes Moore (The Young Adult Adaptation)

Written by Wes Moore


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 176 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $18.99

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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Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Nneka Bennett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660925
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Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Nneka Bennett


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $4.99

A vision of dignity and freedom and a powerful role model for girls and women of all races


"This impressive picture book will delight young readers as it gives a sense of this remarkable woman and the times in which she lived." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

"Lasky's engaging account moves smoothly... Read more >
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Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Nneka Bennett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664282
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Vision of Beauty: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Nneka Bennett


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

A vision of dignity and freedom and a powerful role model for girls and women of all races


"This impressive picture book will delight young readers as it gives a sense of this remarkable woman and the times in which she lived." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)

"Lasky's engaging account moves smoothly... Read more >
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A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Paul Lee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763660918
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A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Paul Lee


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $4.99

"Lasky shows not only the facts of Wheatley's life but also the pain of being an accomplished black woman in a segregated world." — BOOKLIST

"We’ll call her Phillis."

In 1761, a young African girl was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston, who named her Phillis after the slave schooner that had... Read more >
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A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
Written by Kathryn Lasky, Illustrated by Paul Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763664275
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A Voice of Her Own: Candlewick Biographies
The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet
Written by Kathryn Lasky
Illustrated by Paul Lee


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2012
Price: $14.99

"Lasky shows not only the facts of Wheatley's life but also the pain of being an accomplished black woman in a segregated world." — BOOKLIST

"We’ll call her Phillis."

In 1761, a young African girl was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston, who named her Phillis after the slave schooner that had... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
A President from Hawaii
A President from Hawaii
Written by Joanna Carolan and Dr. Terry Carolan, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763652302
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A President from Hawaii

Written by Joanna Carolan and Dr. Terry Carolan
Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon


Format: Hardcover, 24 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $15.99

A celebration of President Obama's ties to Hawaii highlights the state's cultural traditions and includes photos from Barack Obama's childhood.

Barack Obama is the first United States President to be born in Hawai‘i, the Aloha State. A President from Hawai‘i — originally distributed exclusively in that state — explores the unique history... Read more >
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A President from Hawaii
A President from Hawaii
Written by Joanna Carolan and Dr. Terry Carolan, Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763662820
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A President from Hawaii

Written by Joanna Carolan and Dr. Terry Carolan
Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon


Format: Trade Paperback, 24 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $7.99

A celebration of President Obama's ties to Hawaii highlights the state's cultural traditions and includes photos from Barack Obama's childhood.

Barack Obama is the first United States President to be born in Hawai‘i, the Aloha State. A President from Hawai‘i -- originally distributed exclusively in that state -- explores the unique history... Read more >
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #13: Pilgrims
Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #13: Pilgrims
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce, Illustrated by Sal Murdocca
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307975317
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Magic Tree House Fact Tracker #13: Pilgrims
A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday
Written by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Illustrated by Sal Murdocca


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $5.99

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday, they had lots of questions. What was it like to sail on the Mayflower? Why did the Pilgrims choose Plymouth? How did they survive in their new home?... 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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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Written by Condoleezza Rice
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385738804
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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me

Written by Condoleezza Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $8.99

In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.
Her life began in the comparatively placid 1950s in Birmingham, Alabama, where black people lived in a segregated parallel universe to their white neighbors. She grew up during the violent... 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: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763645649
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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: Hardcover, 44 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.99

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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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley, Adapted by Tonya Bolden
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800169
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American Patriots: A Young People's Edition
The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm
Written by Gail Lumet Buckley
Adapted by Tonya Bolden


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $9.99

They fought on Lexington Green the first morning of the Revolution and survived the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge. They stormed San Juan Hill with Theodore Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and manned an anti-aircraft gun at Pearl Harbor. They are the black Americans who fought, often in foreign lands, for freedoms... Read more >
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Paula Young Shelton, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375982811
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Paula Young Shelton
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2011
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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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by James T. de Kay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772176
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Meet Martin Luther King, Jr.

Written by James T. de Kay


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $4.99

Illus. with black-and-white photos. This revised edition of the popular Random House Step Up(TM) Biography of the great civil-rights leader and advocate for peaceful resistance now includes new text and additional dynamic photos. Reading level: 2.2.  


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
Written by Condoleezza Rice
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780375896132
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Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me

Written by Condoleezza Rice


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $7.99

In this captivating memoir for young people, looking back with candor and affection, Condoleezza Rice evokes in rich detail her remarkable childhood.
Her life began in the comparatively placid 1950s in Birmingham, Alabama, where black people lived in a segregated parallel universe to their white neighbors. She grew up during the violent... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Written by Carolyn B. Otto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426307058
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
With Candles, Community, and the Fruits of the Harvest
Written by Carolyn B. Otto


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $6.95

With succinct, lively text and beautiful photographs, this book celebrates African-American culture and helps us to understand and appreciate this special holiday. Over the course of seven days, families and friends come together to light the candles that symbolize past and future—and African-American unity. We gather as a community to make... Read more >
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