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9781784971182 | Gardners Books, November 5, 2015, cover price $16.45

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Hardcover:

9780979098703 | Sweet Earth Flying Pr Llc, November 24, 2009, cover price $17.95

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Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman

Hardcover:

9780195087659 | Reissue edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 21, 1993), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman

Paperback:

9780195139396 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 7, 2000, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Popo and Fifina move from the country to a village in Haiti where Papa Jean plans to earn a living as a fisherman

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Originally written in 1935 and left unpublished, a story by two great twentieth-century black poets follows the adventures of an American boy in Mexico with his two companions--one of them a pasteboard bandit named Tito.

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9780195114768 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When he and his parents move to the quiet Mexican town of Taxco, Kenny makes friends with Juanito Perez, and the two share many adventures with Juanito's special papier-mache toy, Tito.

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A Negro boy fails to heed his grandfather's advice and plays his trumpet wherever he goes
By Arna Bontemps and Feliks Topolski (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780807083079 | Reprint edition (Beacon Pr, September 1, 1988), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A lonely river boy with a silver trumpet follows his music through a series of wondrous and strange adventures.

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Product Description: “Five Black Lives is a collection of ex-slave narratives which spans 150 years in time, from 1729 to 1870, and some thousands of miles in geographical area from Africa to Connecticut. The autobiographies include the lives of Venture Smith, a native of Africa who ended his days as a resident of East Haddam, Connecticut; James Mars, born a slave near Norfolk, Connecticut in 1790, and freed at twenty-five by state law; William Grimes, a native of Virginia, who became Connecticut’s first known runway when he arrived in New Haven about 1808; G...read more
By Arna Bontemps (contributor)

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9780819561909 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, June 1, 1987, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “Five Black Lives is a collection of ex-slave narratives which spans 150 years in time, from 1729 to 1870, and some thousands of miles in geographical area from Africa to Connecticut.

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Product Description: Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and the Sound of the Harlem RenaissanceNew York City, uptown, Harlem. In the 1920s it was the most exciting place in the world. Poets, writers, dancers, and musicians all came together and invented a new American culture - a dazzling and revolutionary African American culture of music and poetry and art...read more
By Arna Bontemps (editor)

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9780396084327 | Dodd Mead, September 1, 1984, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen and the Sound of the Harlem RenaissanceNew York City, uptown, Harlem.

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An anthology of music, prose, and poetry representing the cultural heritage of the American Negro

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9780396081975 | Reissue edition (Dodd Mead, October 1, 1983), cover price $12.95 | also contains Skies of Parchment / Seas of Ink: Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts | About this edition: An anthology of music, prose, and poetry representing the cultural heritage of the American Negro

An anthology of poetry the author considers worth remembering includes familiar and new authors
By Arna Bontemps (compiler)

Hardcover:

9780695437701 | Wilcox & Follett Book Co, July 1, 1979, cover price $6.63 | About this edition: A collection of poems by American and English poets on such topics as trees, spring, animals, the sea, and others.

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9780394916903 | 5th edition (Random House Childrens Books, June 1, 1978), cover price $5.99

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Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball.

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9780395186572 | Houghton Mifflin, April 1, 1975, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Chagrined that the hound Sooner continually outruns his trains, the roadmaster pits his speed against that of his fastest train, the Cannon Ball.

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Gabriel, seeking revenge for the murder of a fellow slave, leads an unsuccessful insurrection in Richmond, Virginia

Paperback:

9780807064290 | Beacon Pr, June 1, 1968, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Gabriel, seeking revenge for the murder of a fellow slave, leads an unsuccessful insurrection in Richmond, Virginia

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Product Description: Written for young adults, this book contains twelve biographies of living African-American men and women, in the first half of the 20th century, who have struggled to find a measure of satisfying success. Langston Hughes' poem "Youth" is the Introduction: We have tomorrow, Bright before us Like a flame...read more

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9780395066461 | Houghton Mifflin, June 1, 1945, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Written for young adults, this book contains twelve biographies of living African-American men and women, in the first half of the 20th century, who have struggled to find a measure of satisfying success.

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