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Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
illustrated by: Raul Colon

A stunning picture-book biography of iconic African American opera star Leontyne Price.   Born in a small town in Mississippi in 1927, the daughter of a midwife and a sawmill worker, Leontyne Price...

My Name Is James Madison Hemings

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Terry Widener

A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.In an evocative first-person account accompanied...

Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World

By: Jonah Winter
Illustrated by: Francois Roca

In the history of legendary boxers, there was Joe Louis and Sonny Liston . . . and then, “the heavens opened up, and there appeared a great man descending on a cloud, jump-roping into the Kingdom...


Diego

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Jeanette Winter

This story of Diego Rivera, the greatest muralist of Mexico--and of the world--is told in Spanish and English. Vibrant miniature paintings convey the sense of adventure and magic that marked Rivera's early...

You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Barry Blitt

Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel worked with such greats as Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; he led the New York Yankees to a record-breaking TEN pennants and SEVEN World Series in twelve years;...

Hillary

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Raul Colón

In this beautiful and empowering picture-book biography of presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Times bestselling author Winter and award-winning illustrator Colón illuminate her...


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You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Andre Carrilho

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