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Product Description: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jackie Robinson's story is more than a telling of his tremendous talent; it is also a recollection that showcases his tenacious spirit, bravery and the courage of his ideals...read more
By Ossie Davis (narrator)

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9781501264900 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, July 28, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports.
9781480502970 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, April 12, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports.
9781480502994 | Abridged edition (Brilliance Audio, April 12, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports.
9781423358602 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, November 30, 2008), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports.
9781423358596 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio, July 4, 2008), cover price $24.95

Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963.

Hardcover:

9780786808120 | Jump at the Sun, September 30, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963.
9780844668970 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, January 1, 1995, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963.
9780671732028 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1992, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963

Paperback:

9781481406024 | Simon & Schuster, January 2, 2014, cover price $12.99
9780786826322 | Jump at the Sun, December 30, 2006, cover price $16.49 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963.
9780786816422 | Jump at the Sun, March 1, 2003, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963.
9780140370959 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1995), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963

Reinforced:

9780606077569 | Demco Media, January 1, 1995, cover price $14.09 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963

Prebinding:

9780785756590 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.45 | About this edition: Following the deaths of two classmates in a bomb explosion at his Alabama church, fourteen-year-old Stone organizes a children's march for civil rights in the autumn of 1963

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Product Description: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports. Jackie Robinson's story is more than a telling of his tremendous talent; it is also a recollection that showcases his tenacious spirit, bravery and the courage of his ideals...read more
By Ossie Davis (narrator), Alfred Duckett (contributor) and Jackie Robinson

CD/Spoken Word:

9781480502987 | Mp3 abr edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, April 12, 2013), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: A straightforward yet inspiring story of what it took to be the first man of color to break into the white world of professional sports.

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Product Description: Ossie Davis, the celebrated civil rights activist, actor, writer, and director, is remembered for a film, television, and stage career of more than half a century. His awards include an Emmy Award, an NAACP Image Award for his work in the Spike Lee film Do the Right Thing, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild, and a Kennedy Center Honor...read more
By Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780743289887 | Atria Books, September 26, 2006, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A compilation of speeches, essays, and other writings by the late performer and civil rights activist includes such examples as a monologue from his 1961 play, 'Purlie Victorious,' his eulogies for Malcolm X and Louis Armstrong, and the speech 'The English Language Is My Enemy.

Paperback:

9780743289894 | Washington Square Pr, November 15, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Ossie Davis, the celebrated civil rights activist, actor, writer, and director, is remembered for a film, television, and stage career of more than half a century.

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Product Description: Lorraine Hansberry wrote of Black consciousness before it was fashionable, but she bequeathed to all of us a legacy astounding in its richness and relevancy. Few writers, black or white, are more relevant to present-day America than Lorraine Hansberry...read more
By Ossie Davis (narrator), Ruby Dee (narrator), Lorraine Hansberry and James Earl Jones (narrator)

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9780061768958 | Abridged edition (Caedmon Audio Cassette, May 1, 2009), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Lorraine Hansberry wrote of Black consciousness before it was fashionable, but she bequeathed to all of us a legacy astounding in its richness and relevancy.

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Product Description: This play is about the parents in South Carolina who risked their lives to file the first legal challenge to segregation in public schools. Their case led to Brown v. Board of Education and the historic 1954 Supreme Court decision outlawing segregation...read more

Paperback:

9780883782873 | Third World Pr, November 1, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This play is about the parents in South Carolina who risked their lives to file the first legal challenge to segregation in public schools.

A superlative compilation of twenty-one masterful stories from some of America's leading writers features selections by John Updike, William Burroughs, Raymond Carver, Thomas Wolfe, John Dos Passos, Jack Kerouac, and Joyce Carol Oates. Read by Ed Asner, Sam Waterston, Len Carious, Ossie Davis, & Julie Harris.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781572705418 | Audio Partners, July 28, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A superlative compilation of twenty-one masterful stories from some of America's leading writers features selections by John Updike, William Burroughs, Raymond Carver, Thomas Wolfe, John Dos Passos, Jack Kerouac, and Joyce Carol Oates.

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Product Description: Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee met in 1945, when they were both performing in the same play on Broadway; Davis, resuming an acting career that had been interrupted by a World War II tour of duty in Liberia, was cast as the male lead, while Dee was originally hired as understudy to the female lead and soon found herself taking over the part...read more

Hardcover:

9780688153960 | William Morrow & Co, November 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The actors describe their fifty years together, their successes in film and theater, and the challenges of being African American performers

Paperback:

9780688175825 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The actors describe their fifty years together, their successes in film and theater, and the challenges of being African American performers.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781594833359, titled "With Ossie & Ruby: In This Life Together" | Abridged edition (Hachette Audio, February 1, 2006), cover price $29.98 | About this edition: Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee met in 1945, when they were both performing in the same play on Broadway; Davis, resuming an acting career that had been interrupted by a World War II tour of duty in Liberia, was cast as the male lead, while Dee was originally hired as understudy to the female lead and soon found herself taking over the part.

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Chronicles the significant events and key figures from the civil right movement, including the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the murder of Emmet Till, and the Watts riots, with archival audio recordings on the accompanying CDs.
By Herb Boyd, Ossie Davis (narrator) and Ruby Dee (narrator)

Hardcover:

9781402202131 | Har/cdr/co edition (Sourcebooks Inc Media Fusion, October 1, 2004), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the significant events and key figures from the civil right movement, including the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

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The legendary boxer offers an inspirational study of the spiritual values that have shaped him and continue to transform his life, from childhood to the present day, reflecting on the deepest meanings of life, the principles and practices of Islam, moral courage, belief in God, the responsibilities of fame and family, love, and accepting challenges. Simultaneous.
By Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali and Ossie Davis (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780743535564 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2004), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The legendary boxer discusses the spiritual values that have shaped him, reflecting on the deepest meanings of life, the principles of Islam, moral courage, belief in God, and the responsibilities of fame and family.

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The legendary boxer offers an inspirational study of the spiritual values that have shaped him and continue to transform his life, from childhood to the present day, reflecting on the deepest meanings of life, the principles and practices of Islam, moral courage, belief in God, the responsibilities of fame and family, love, and accepting challenges. Simultaneous.
By Hana Ali, Muhammad Ali and Ossie Davis (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780743535557 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2004), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The legendary boxer discusses the spiritual values that have shaped him, reflecting on the deepest meanings of life, the principles of Islam, moral courage, belief in God, and the responsibilities of fame and family.

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Looks at the evolution of the American black theater movement and includes coverage of the National Black Theatre Festival and the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta.
By Ossie Davis (foreword by) and Woodie King

Hardcover:

9781557835796 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Looks at the evolution of the American black theater movement and includes coverage of the National Black Theatre Festival and the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta.

Paperback:

9780070712065, titled "Modern Business English: A Text-Workbook for Colleges" | 7 edition (Gregg/Community College Div, April 1, 1986), cover price $46.50 | also contains Modern Business English: A Text-Workbook for Colleges

Drawings by the famed illustrator depict the music, theater, performers, culture, and moods of Harlem, accompanied by commentary by such notables as Savion Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Lena Horne, Eartha Kitt, and Cicely Tyson.

Hardcover:

9781557835178 | Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Drawings by the famed illustrator depict the music, theater, performers, culture, and moods of Harlem, accompanied by commentary by such notables as Savion Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Lena Horne, Eartha Kitt, and Cicely Tyson.

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A collection of the works of African American authors and poets recorded during the 1950s-60s include selections from Zora Neal Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, performed by Ruby Dee; selections from Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, performed by Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis; Richard Wright's Black Boy, performed by Brock Peters; and both Nikki Giovanni and Langston Hughes reading their own poetry.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780060535278 | Harperaudio, February 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A collection of the works of African American authors and poets recorded during the 1950s and 1960s includes selections from Zora Neal Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God,' Lorraine Hansberry's 'A Raisin in the Sun,' Richard Wright's 'Black Boy,' andthe poetry of Nikki Giovanni and Langston Hughes.

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Presents an autobiography by a leading player in 1199/SEIU, New York's Health and Human Service Union, and a key strategist in the union's fight for recognition and higher wages for thousands of low-paid hospital workers. (view table of contents)
By Ossie Davis (foreword by), Moe Foner and Dan North

Hardcover:

9780801440618 | Ilr Pr, August 15, 2002, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Presents an autobiography by a leading player in 1199/SEIU, New York's Health and Human Service Union, and a key strategist in the union's fight for recognition and higher wages for thousands of low-paid hospital workers.

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Recently discovered, this first new book to be published by the master of African-American folklore in more than fifty years features an abundance of folktales about love, slavery, faith, family, race, and community, collected in the late 1920s, that represent a large part of the author's literary legacy and detail African-American life in the rural South.
By Ossie Davis (narrator), Ruby Dee (narrator), Zora Neale Hurston, Carla Kaplan (editor) and John Edgar Wideman (introduced by)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780694526451 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, December 1, 2001), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: A book of folktales about love, slavery, faith, family, race, and community, collected in the late 1920s, represents a large part of the author's literary legacy and details African American life in the rural South.

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Contains the playwright's most powerful works--A Raisin in the Sun and To Be Young, Gifted, and Black--as well as a rare recording of her discussing her work and philosophy, the theater, the black experience, and the challenge of the artist in mid-20th-century America. Performed by by a full cast including James Earl Jones, Ruby Dee, and Ossie Davis.
By Ossie Davis (editor), Ruby Dee (editor), Lorraine Hansberry and James Earl Jones (editor)

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9780694525065 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, February 1, 2001), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Includes 'A Raisin in the Sun' and 'To Be Young, Gifted, and Black' as well as the playwright's own reflections on her work.

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By Jane Alexander (narrator), Lindsay Crouse (narrator), Ossie Davis (narrator), Ruby Dee (narrator), Alfred Molina (narrator), Tony Randall (narrator), Patrick Stewart (narrator), Kathleen Turner (narrator) and Eli Wallach (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781885608208 | Unabridged edition (Airplay Inc, November 1, 1999), cover price $20.00

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Shows how former slave Frederick Douglass' proud determination enabled him to achieve many triumphs including becoming the first Black man to hold a diplomatic office

Paperback:

9780140343557 | Puffin, January 1, 1990, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Born a slave, young Frederick Douglass endures many years of cruelty before escaping to the North to claim his freedom.

Prebinding:

9780833546487 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Born a slave, young Frederick Douglass endures many years of cruelty before escaping to the North to claim his freedom.

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Product Description: ""My One Good Nerve"" is an exuberant collection of writings in the down-home tradition by that incomparable icon of the human spirit, Ruby Dee. Married for 50 years to fellow actor Ossie Davis, Dee has led an astonishingly full life...read more
By Ossie Davis (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781620457788 | Turner Pub Co, October 26, 1998, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: ""My One Good Nerve"" is an exuberant collection of writings in the down-home tradition by that incomparable icon of the human spirit, Ruby Dee.

Paperback:

9781620456941 | Reissue edition (Turner Pub Co, October 26, 1998), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: ""My One Good Nerve"" is an exuberant collection of writings in the down-home tradition by that incomparable icon of the human spirit, Ruby Dee.

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By Ed Asner (narrator), Len Cariou (narrator), Raymond Carver, Ossie Davis (narrator), Julie Harris (narrator) and Sam Waterston (narrator)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781572700215 | Unabridged edition (Audio Partners, October 1, 1996), cover price $24.95

A collection celebrating the rich heritage of African-American storytelling from around the world includes folklore, stories, fables, songs, and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou and James Baldwin, along with lesser-known artists. Original. 25,000 first printing.
By Ossie Davis (introduced by), Clay Goss and Linda Goss (editor)

Paperback:

9780684810010 | Touchstone Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A collection celebrating the rich heritage of Afican American storytelling from around the world includes folklore, stories, fables, songs, and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou and James Baldwin

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A black preacher returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and plot revenge on the ruthless plantation owner he once served.

Hardcover:

9780963841605 | Emmalyn II Prod Co Inc, December 1, 1993, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A black preacher returns home to rural Georgia to claim an inheritance and plot revenge on the ruthless plantation owner he once served.

Paperback:

9780963841612 | Emmalyn II Prod Co Inc, December 1, 1993, cover price $18.00

Product Description: Book by Cain, James M., Davis, Ossie

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780945353171 | Pub Group West, October 1, 1988, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Cain, James M.

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