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Product Description: Ruby's Juke Joint Americana Cookbook offers readers of every cooking skill level something they can sink their teeth into: . Tales of Americana dishes and the ingredients that make them great. A smorgasbord of enticing recipes from appetizers and drinks to special occasion dinners and sweet farewells...read more

Paperback:

9780983782407 | Pap/com edition (Bando Pr, January 10, 2012), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Ruby's Juke Joint Americana Cookbook offers readers of every cooking skill level something they can sink their teeth into: .

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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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By Ruby Dee (narrator) and Zora Neale Hurston

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781559945486 | Caedmon Audio Cassette, February 1, 1992, cover price $18.00

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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)

CD/Spoken Word:

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: Meddaugh's color-pencil and watercolor paintings suit the text well; they leand extra dimension to the animals' characterizations as the story unfolds. Readers and listeners of all ages will find this an irresistibly satisfying tale.--Publishers Weekly.
By Ruby Dee and Susan Meddaugh (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780805013146 | Reprint edition (Square Fish, May 1, 1990), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A retelling of a traditional African tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king

Reinforced:

9780606045704 | Demco Media, May 1, 1990, cover price $15.77 | About this edition: A retelling of a traditional African tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king

Prebinding:

9781442005709 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Meddaugh's color-pencil and watercolor paintings suit the text well; they leand extra dimension to the animals' characterizations as the story unfolds.

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Product Description: This collection of 30 readings pairs classic and contemporary articles on key social psychology topics to illustrate the contrast between the old and the new - and thus the progress and advances of the various aspects of the entire discipline.
By Ruby Dee (foreword by)

Paperback:

9780131902169, titled "Classic and Contemporary Readings in Social Psychology" | Prentice Hall, January 1, 1996, cover price $27.93 | also contains Classic and Contemporary Readings in Social Psychology | About this edition: This collection of 30 readings pairs classic and contemporary articles on key social psychology topics to illustrate the contrast between the old and the new - and thus the progress and advances of the various aspects of the entire discipline.

An impoverished black girl relates the struggles which attended her growth to maturity in rural Ohio.

Hardcover:

9789990059717 | Random House Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $0.02 | also contains The Bluest Eye, The Bluest Eye

Miscellaneous:

9780307386588 | Vintage Books, July 24, 2007, cover price $14.00 | also contains The Bluest Eye, The Bluest Eye

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780375416521 | Random House, April 1, 2000, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An impoverished black girl relates the struggles which attended her growth to maturity in rural Ohio.

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Product Description: Dorothy Epstein grew up in one of New York City's immigrant communities during the early years of the 20th century. Taking advantage of the city's free public higher education, she graduated with honors from Hunter College and entered the workforce during the depths of the Great Depression...read more

Paperback:

9780976986270 | Ben Yehuda Pr, June 30, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Dorothy Epstein grew up in one of New York City's immigrant communities during the early years of the 20th century.

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An impoverished black girl relates the struggles which attended her growth to maturity in rural Ohio.
By Ruby Dee (narrator) and Toni Morrison (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739343739 | Abridged edition (Random House, May 8, 2007), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An impoverished black girl relates the struggles which attended her growth to maturity in rural Ohio.

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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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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Her brother's wedding intensifies a twelve year-old's need to be recognized as an important person.

Miscellaneous:

9780547346335, titled "Member of the Wedding" | Houghton Mifflin, August 13, 2004, cover price $7.95 | also contains The Member of the Wedding

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781580812061 | Unabridged edition (L A Theatre Works, September 1, 2001), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A young girl entering adolescence has a hard time dealing with the fuss over her brother's wedding.

Prebinding:

9781435290754 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $16.95 | also contains The Member of the Wedding | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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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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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.

A young girl entering adolescence has a hard time dealing with the fuss over her brother's wedding. Performed by Jena Malone and Ruby Dee.
By Ruby Dee (narrator), Jena Malone (editor) and Carson McCullers

CD/Spoken Word:

9781580812214 | Unabridged edition (L A Theatre Works, August 1, 2001), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A young girl entering adolescence has a hard time dealing with the fuss over her brother's wedding.

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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 (editor) and James Earl Jones (editor)

Cassette/Spoken Word:

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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A new edition of the much-celebrated novel follows African-American Janie Crawford on her search for love and happiness in the 1930s.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780694524020 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, November 1, 2000), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When Janie Starks returns to her rural 1930s Florida home, her small African American community is overwhelmed with curiosity about her relationship with a younger man.

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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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A retelling of a traditional Liberian tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king.
By Ruby Dee and Susan Meddaugh (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805004076 | Henry Holt & Co, April 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of a traditional African tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king

Prebinding:

9780833543127 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: A retelling of a traditional African tale in which King Leopard invites all the animals to a spear-throwing contest whose winner will marry his daughter and succeed him as king

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In a collection of writings based on her one-woman show of the same title and complemented by an introduction by her husband, Ossie Davis, the accomplished black actress looks back on her life and career. 20,000 first printing. $30,000 ad/promo. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780471317043 | Subsequent edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, November 1, 1998), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: In a collection of writings based on her one-woman show of the same title and complemented by an introduction by her husband, Ossie Davis, the accomplished Black actress looks back on her life and career

Hardcover:

9780804568524 | Har/cas edition (Spoken Arts, June 1, 1998), cover price $27.95

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Product Description: In Good Company is a treasury of inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from women writers and thinkers, a journal for daily spiritual reflection, a personal calendar for 1998, and a collection of stunning photographs of women.

Paperback:

9780829811742 | Spiral edition (Pilgrim Pr, August 1, 1997), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In Good Company is a treasury of inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from women writers and thinkers, a journal for daily spiritual reflection, a personal calendar for 1998, and a collection of stunning photographs of women.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780787100124 | Dove Entertainment Inc, February 1, 1994, cover price $8.99

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When Yaa, who loves to talk while she works, hits the sky god one too many times with her pestle he disappears high up into the heavens and the villagers decide to build a tower to heaven to find him.
By Jennifer Bent (illustrator) and Ruby Dee

School and Library:

9780805014600 | Henry Holt & Co, March 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A retelling of an African folktale chronicles the story of Yaa, an old woman who angers Onyankopon, the sky god, and builds a tower to try to talk to the god again

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Product Description: Book by King, Norman
By Ruby Dee (contributor) and Norman King

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781558000735 | Dove Entertainment Inc, January 1, 1988, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Book by King, Norman

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