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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.  


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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
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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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Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr., Illustrated by Bryan Collier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763650025
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Twelve Rounds to Glory (12 Rounds to Glory)
The Story of Muhammad Ali
Written by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $10.99

"An in-depth look at Ali’s life through twelve rhyming poems. . . . Collier’s bold pictures are among the best of his illustrious career."—BOOKLIST (starred review)

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A National Council for the Social Studies Notable Trade Book for Young People

From the moment a fired-up teenager won 1960 Olympic... Read more >
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She Sang Promise
She Sang Promise
Written by J.G. Annino, Illustrated by Lisa Desimini, Foreword by Moses Jumper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426305924
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She Sang Promise
The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader
Written by J.G. Annino
Illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Foreword by Moses Jumper


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $17.95

She Sang Promise is the compelling and inspiring story of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, one of modern America’s first female elected tribal leader. With its lyrical, poetic text, and rich, vibrant illustration, this is a book to charm and amaze young readers.

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was born in 1923, the daughter... Read more >
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She Sang Promise
She Sang Promise
Written by J.G. Annino, Illustrated by Lisa Desimini, Foreword by Moses Jumper
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426305931
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She Sang Promise
The Story of Betty Mae Jumper, Seminole Tribal Leader
Written by J.G. Annino
Illustrated by Lisa Desimini
Foreword by Moses Jumper


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $26.90

She Sang Promise is the compelling and inspiring story of Betty Mae Tiger Jumper, one of modern America’s first female elected tribal leader. With its lyrical, poetic text, and rich, vibrant illustration, this is a book to charm and amaze young readers.

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper was born in 1923, the daughter... Read more >
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Henry Aaron's Dream
Henry Aaron's Dream
Written by Matt Tavares, Illustrated by Matt Tavares
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763632243
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Henry Aaron's Dream

Written by Matt Tavares
Illustrated by Matt Tavares


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.99

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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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
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

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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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.


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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: $6.99

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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Global Babies/Bebes del mundo
Global Babies/Bebes del mundo
Written by The Global Fund for Children
Format: Board
ISBN: 9781580892506
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Global Babies/Bebes del mundo

Written by The Global Fund for Children


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $6.95

Spanish language edition. Appealing photos of babies from seventeen cultures around the globe are woven together by simple narration. GLOBAL BABIES presents children in cultural context. Diverse settings highlight specific differences in clothing, daily life, and traditions, as well as demonstrate that babies around the world are nurtured by the love... Read more >
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, Illustrated by Anna Alter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781570916755
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Priscilla and the Hollyhocks

Written by Anne Broyles
Illustrated by Anna Alter


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 >
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