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Product Description: "Captivating." —Jane Ciabattari, NPR Book Concierge: Best Books of 2015"Incomparable charisma and verve." —The Root, Best Fiction of 2015"Lean, mean, and moving." —Kirkus Reviews, Kirkus Prize nomineeJabari Asim’s debut novel returns readers to Gateway City, the fictional Midwestern city first explored in his acclaimed short story collection, Taste of Honey...read more

Paperback:

9781932841947 | Agate Pub Inc, May 12, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: "Captivating.

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Product Description: Booker dreamedof making friends with words,setting free the secretsthat lived in books. Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree...read more
By Jabari Asim and Bryan Collier (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780316086578 | Little Brown & Co, December 4, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Booker dreamedof making friends with words,setting free the secretsthat lived in books.

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Product Description: Poignant and powerful, this debut collection from preeminent writer and critic Jabari Asim heralds his arrival as an exciting new voice in African American fiction.______________________________________________________________________ Through a series of fictional episodes set against the backdrop of one of the most turbulent years in modern history, Asim brings into pin-sharp focus how the tumultuous events of '68 affected real people's lives and shaped the country we live in today...read more

Paperback:

9780767919784 | Broadway Books, March 2, 2010, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poignant and powerful, this debut collection from preeminent writer and critic Jabari Asim heralds his arrival as an exciting new voice in African American fiction.

Miscellaneous:

9780307590053 | Broadway Books, March 2, 2010, cover price $13.00

A young girl accompanies her father to his office, helping him throughout the day.
By Jabari Asim and Aaron Boyd (illustrator)

Miscellaneous:

9780316085564 | Little Brown & Co, October 31, 2009, cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780316735759 | Little Brown & Co, May 10, 2006, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A young girl accompanies her father to his office, helping him throughout the day.

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Product Description: "This is our moment. This is our time," Barack Obama declared in his victory speech the night he was elected president. Such a moment is an opportunity to explore who we are, where we've been, and what the emergence of a leader like Obama can tell us about our culture, our politics, and our future...read more

Hardcover:

9780061711336, titled "What Obama Means: For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future" | 1 edition (William Morrow & Co, February 1, 2009), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: “Provocative and compelling.

Paperback:

9780061711350 | 1 edition (Harpercollins, January 5, 2010), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: "This is our moment.

Miscellaneous:

9780061977220 | Harpercollins, October 6, 2009, cover price $9.99

Takes a loving look at knees from the vantage point of a mother's lap.
By Jabari Asim and Leuyen Pham (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780316735766 | Board book edition (Little Brown & Co, March 1, 2006), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Takes a loving look at knees from the vantage point of a mother's lap.

Miscellaneous:

9780316055765 | Little Brown & Co, December 21, 2008, cover price $6.99

Children are invited to explore their toes by playing 'This Little Piggy.'
By Jabari Asim and Leuyen Pham (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780316736091 | Board book edition (Little Brown & Co, March 1, 2006), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Children are invited to explore their toes by playing 'This Little Piggy.

Miscellaneous:

9780316055574 | Little Brown & Co, December 14, 2008, cover price $6.99

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Product Description: The debate over the N word touches almost every aspect of American popular culture. Does it ever have an appropriate place in the media? Are rappers justified in using it? Should Huckleberry Finn, which repeats it 215 times, be taught in high school? As the cultural critic Jabari Asim explains, none of these questions can be addressed effectively without a clear knowledge of the word’s bitter legacy...read more

Hardcover:

9780618197170, titled "The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why" | Houghton Mifflin, March 26, 2007, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder.

Paperback:

9780547053493, titled "The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why" | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, August 4, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The debate over the N word touches almost every aspect of American popular culture.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786170029, titled "The N' Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why" | Mp3 edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder.
9780786158409, titled "The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786149537, titled "The N' Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why" | Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder.

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Product Description: In The N Word, a renowned cultural critic untangles the twisted history and future of racism through its most volatile word. In 2003, the book Nigger started an intense conversation about the use and implications of that epithet. The N Word moves beyond that short, provocative book by revealing how the word has both reflected and spread the scourge of bigotry in America...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786168507 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $63.00 | About this edition: Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786168514 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 1, 2007), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: In The N Word, a renowned cultural critic untangles the twisted history and future of racism through its most volatile word.

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From 1865 to 1869, freed slaves Ezra--ten years old at the end of the Civil War--and his father deal with their newfound liberty, traveling from their former master's North Carolina plantation to finally settle in a community of free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, where they gain education and professions.

Reinforced:

9780606309202 | Demco Media, August 30, 2004, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: From 1865 to 1869, freed slaves Ezra--ten years old at the end of the Civil War--and his father deal with their newfound liberty, traveling from their former master's North Carolina plantation to finally settle in a community of free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, where they gain education and professions.

Prebinding:

9780613368674 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.70 | About this edition: When Ezra Taplin, a ten-year-old slave, and his father are set free by Union soldiers, they must learn how to live as free men while struggling to discover the true meaning of freedom.

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Drawn from the shooting of Amadou Diallo and the ensuing trial, a powerful collection of essays, from some of the most renowned contemporary writers, discusses what it is like to be a Black man living in America today, facing the American justice system. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780060185381 | Amistad Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A collection of essays from some of the most renowned contemporary writers discusses what it is like to be a black man living in the United States today, facing the American justice system.

Paperback:

9780060959975 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Drawn from the shooting of Amadou Diallo and the ensuing trial, a powerful collection of essays, from some of the most renowned contemporary writers, discusses what it is like to be a Black man living in America today, facing the American justice system.

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From 1865 to 1869, freed slaves Ezra--ten years old at the end of the Civil War--and his father deal with their newfound liberty, traveling from their former master's North Carolina plantation to finally settle in a community of free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, where they gain education and professions.

Paperback:

9780769634326 | Reprint edition (Brighter Child, April 15, 2004), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: From 1865 to 1869, freed slaves Ezra--ten years old at the end of the Civil War--and his father deal with their newfound liberty, traveling from their former master's North Carolina plantation to finally settle in a community of free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, where they gain education and professions.

Reinforced:

9780606218764, titled "Road to Freedom: A Story of the Reconstruction" | Demco Media, July 1, 2001, cover price $20.79 | About this edition: When Ezra Taplin, a ten-year-old slave, and his father are set free by Union soldiers, they must learn how to live as free men while struggling to discover the true meaning of freedom.

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When Ezra Taplin, a ten-year-old slave, and his father are set free by Union soldiers, they must learn how to live as free men while struggling to discover the true meaning of freedom. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780809205837 | Contemporary Books, June 1, 2000, cover price $17.24 | About this edition: When Ezra Taplin, a ten-year-old slave, and his father are set free by Union soldiers, they must learn how to live as free men while struggling to discover the true meaning of freedom.

Paperback:

9780809206254 | Contemporary Books, May 1, 2000, cover price $15.24 | About this edition: When Ezra Taplin, a ten-year-old slave, and his father are set free by Union soldiers, they must learn how to live as free men while struggling to discover the true meaning of freedom.

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