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Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys
Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys
Written by Lang Lang, As told to Michael French
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780440422846
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Lang Lang: Playing with Flying Keys

Written by Lang Lang
As told to Michael French


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $7.99

HE STARTED LEARNING to play the piano when he was three years old in Shenyang, China. Today he is one of the world’s most outstanding pianists. In this engrossing life story, adapted by Michael French, Lang Lang not only recounts the difficult, often thrilling, events of his early days, but also... Read more >
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Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305900
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Liberty or Death
The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $18.95

Liberty or Death is the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom. Motivated by the 1775 proclamation by Virginia’s Royal Governor that any slaves who took up... Read more >
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Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305917
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Liberty or Death
The Surprising Story of Runaway Slaves who Sided with the British During the American Revolution
Written by Margaret Whitman Blair


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $27.90

Liberty or Death is the little-known story of the American Revolution told from the perspectives of the African-American slaves who fought on the side of the British Royal Army in exchange for a promise of freedom. Motivated by the 1775 proclamation by Virginia’s Royal Governor that any slaves who took up... Read more >
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Spies of Mississippi
Spies of Mississippi
Written by Rick Bowers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305955
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Spies of Mississippi
The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Rick Bowers


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.95

The Spies of Mississippi is a compelling story of how state spies tried to block voting rights for African Americans during the Civil Rights era. This book sheds new light on one of the most momentous periods in American history.

Author Rick Bowers has combed through primary-source materials and interviewed surviving activists... Read more >
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Spies of Mississippi
The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Rick Bowers


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.95

The Spies of Mississippi is a compelling story of how state spies tried to block voting rights for African Americans during the Civil Rights era. This book sheds new light on one of the most momentous periods in American history.

Author Rick Bowers has combed through primary-source materials and interviewed surviving activists... Read more >
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Spies of Mississippi
Spies of Mississippi
Written by Rick Bowers
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305962
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Spies of Mississippi
The True Story of the State-Run Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Rick Bowers


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 128 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $26.90

The Spies of Mississippi is a compelling story of how state spies tried to block voting rights for African Americans during the Civil Rights era. This book sheds new light on one of the most momentous periods in American history.

Author Rick Bowers has combed through primary-source materials and interviewed surviving activists... Read more >
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Paula Young Shelton, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780375954146
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Paula Young Shelton
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $20.99

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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Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Child of the Civil Rights Movement
Written by Paula Young Shelton, Illustrated by Raul Colon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375843143
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

Written by Paula Young Shelton
Illustrated by Raul Colon


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2009
Price: $17.99

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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On My Journey Now
On My Journey Now
Written by Nikki Giovanni
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763643805
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On My Journey Now
Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals
Written by Nikki Giovanni


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $8.99

"The intimate, unpretentious talk about familiar songs will grab readers, who will want to find out more about the inspiring history." — BOOKLIST (starred review)

Ever since she was a little girl attending three different churches, poet Nikki Giovanni has loved the spirituals. Now, with the passion of a poet and the... 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
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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

Reading on your own

This is the story of a skinny little boy with a funny name and how he became part of America’s history.

In very clear and accessible language, newly independent readers can learn how the lessons and love of Obama’s mother and grandparents shaped him; how the places he... Read more >
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I Once Knew an Indian Woman
I Once Knew an Indian Woman
Written by Ebbitt Cutler, Illustrated by Bruce E. Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781770490857
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I Once Knew an Indian Woman

Written by Ebbitt Cutler
Illustrated by Bruce E. Johnson


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 10, 2009
Price: $5.99

A memoir of childhood summers spent in a Laurentian village and of an Indian woman who lived according to her ancient code of courage and humanity. A heartwarming story.


From the Trade Paperback edition. Read more >
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Mule Train Mail
Mule Train Mail
Written by Craig Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580891882
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Mule Train Mail

Written by Craig Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 36 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

"Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds."

While working on this book, Craig Brown traveled to the Grand Canyon to observe the only mule train delivery route in the United States. MULE TRAIN MAIL introduces readers to Anthony... Read more >
The Jumping Tree
The Jumping Tree
Written by Rene Saldana, Jr.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307557216
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The Jumping Tree

Written by Rene Saldana, Jr.


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $5.99

These lively stories follow Rey Castaneda from sixth through eighth grade in Nuevo Penitas, Texas. One side of Rey's family lives nearby in Mexico, the other half in Texas, and Rey fits in on both sides of the border. In Nuevo Penitas, he enjoys fooling around with his pals in the... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303821
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
With Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $23.90

Children have never had so many reasons to learn how Chinese people everywhere ring in the new and ring out the old. As China takes its new place on the global stage, understanding Chinese culture and values becomes ever more essential to our next generation.

For two joyous weeks red is all... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
Written by Carolyn Otto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303814
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year
With Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns
Written by Carolyn Otto


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $15.95

Children have never had so many reasons to learn how Chinese people everywhere ring in the new and ring out the old. As China takes its new place on the global stage, understanding Chinese culture and values becomes ever more essential to our next generation.

For two joyous weeks red is all... Read more >
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Fiestas del mundo: Celebremos Navidad
Fiestas del mundo: Celebremos Navidad
Written by Deborah Heiligman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426304538
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Fiestas del mundo: Celebremos Navidad
con villancicos, regalos y paz
Written by Deborah Heiligman


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $15.95

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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Written by Carolyn B. Otto
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303197
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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: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $15.95

Celebrate Kwanzaa continues the spectacular Holidays Around the World series by focusing on this African-American holiday, which falls during the festive, gift-giving season and is celebrated by families, communities, and schools throughout America. With succinct, lively text and beautiful photographs, the book celebrates African-American culture and helps us to understand and... Read more >
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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Kwanzaa
Written by Carolyn B. Otto
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303203
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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: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $23.90

Celebrate Kwanzaa continues the spectacular Holidays Around the World series by focusing on this African-American holiday, which falls during the festive, gift-giving season and is celebrated by families, communities, and schools throughout America. With succinct, lively text and beautiful photographs, the book celebrates African-American culture and helps us to understand and... Read more >
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
Written by Anne Broyles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916755
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks

Written by Anne Broyles


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $15.95

Priscilla is only four years old when her mother is sold to another master. All Priscilla has to remember her mother by are the hollyhocks she planted by the cow pond. At age ten, Priscilla is sold to a Cherokee family and continues her life as a slave. She keeps hope... Read more >
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300004
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $18.95

Who was the real John Henry? The story of this legendary African-American figure has come down to us in so many songs, stories, and plays, that the facts are often lost. Historian Scott Nelson brings John Henry alive for young readers in his personal quest for the true story of the... Read more >
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
Ain't Nothing but a Man
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300011
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Ain't Nothing but a Man
My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
Written by Scott Reynolds Nelson and Marc Aronson


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $27.90

Who was the real John Henry? The story of this legendary African-American figure has come down to us in so many songs, stories, and plays, that the facts are often lost. Historian Scott Nelson brings John Henry alive for young readers in his personal quest for the true story of the... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301308
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of America's Past
Written by Anita Croy


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $17.95

At prehistoric sites in the "Four Corners" states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico) of the American Southwest, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Pueblo people. Learn what we know about these cliff dwellers. Study the thousands of rock carvings—petroglyphs—they left behind. Discover how modern... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
Written by Anita Croy
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301315
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National Geographic Investigates Ancient Pueblo
Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of America's Past
Written by Anita Croy


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2007
Price: $27.90

At prehistoric sites in the "Four Corners" states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico) of the American Southwest, archaeologists have searched for years, looking for clues to the history of the Pueblo people. Learn what we know about these cliff dwellers. Study the thousands of rock carvings—petroglyphs—they left behind. Discover how modern... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
Written by Tim Cooke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426300721
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec

Written by Tim Cooke


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $17.95

Archaeology reveals the rich history and complex culture of the Aztecs. Journey to the center of this elevated ancient civilization, to a huge oval basin 7,500 feet above sea level, in the Valley of Mexico. Study National Geographic maps and behold the vast range of this intriguing empire. Learn how modern... Read more >
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec
Written by Tim Cooke
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426300738
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National Geographic Investigates: Ancient Aztec

Written by Tim Cooke


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2007
Price: $27.90

Archaeology reveals the rich history and complex culture of the Aztecs. Journey to the center of this elevated ancient civilization, to a huge oval basin 7,500 feet above sea level, in the Valley of Mexico. Study National Geographic maps and behold the vast range of this intriguing empire. Learn how modern... Read more >
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