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A collection of poems expressing the hopes, fears, joys, and sorrows of growing up.

Paperback:

9780140547054 | Reprint edition (Dutton Childrens Books, March 1, 1986), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems expressing the hopes, fears, joys, and sorrows of growing up.

Reinforced:

9780606009775 | Demco Media, March 1, 1986, cover price $11.20 | also contains Something on My Mind | About this edition: A collection of poems expressing the hopes, fears, joys, and sorrows of growing up

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Mickey and Goofy encounter a flying car when Mickey gives Goofy a flying lesson, and they trace it back to Sky Island, the home of Dr. Future

Hardcover:

9780792454014 | Bdd Promotional Book Co, November 1, 1990, cover price $5.98 | About this edition: Mickey and Goofy encounter a flying car when Mickey gives Goofy a flying lesson, and they trace it back to Sky Island, the home of Dr.

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Mickey and Minnie chase a thief who has stolen a priceless diamond from a Swedish museum

Hardcover:

9780792454045 | Bdd Promotional Book Co, November 1, 1990, cover price $5.98 | About this edition: Mickey and Minnie chase a thief who has stolen a priceless diamond from a Swedish museum

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Convinced he is too big for a baby-sitter, Roo decides to do whatever he wants, instead of listening to Tigger

Hardcover:

9780307626349 | Goldencraft, August 1, 1991, cover price $11.93 | About this edition: Convinced he is too big for a baby-sitter, Roo decides to do whatever he wants, instead of listening to Tigger

Paperback:

9780307126344, titled "Oh, Bother! Someone's Baby-Sitting!" | Golden Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: Convinced he is too big for a baby-sitter, Roo decides to do whatever he wants, instead of listening to Tigger

When Tigger and Rabbit argue about how Eeore should spend his time, bouncing or gardening, Piglet comes up with a solution to make everyone happy

Hardcover:

9780307626356 | Goldencraft, August 1, 1991, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: When Tigger and Rabbit argue about how Eeore should spend his time, bouncing or gardening, Piglet comes up with a solution to make everyone happy

Paperback:

9780307126351, titled "Oh, Bother! Someone's Fighting" | Golden Pr, July 1, 1991, cover price $3.00 | About this edition: When Tigger and Rabbit argue about how Eeore should spend his time, bouncing or gardening, Piglet comes up with a solution to make everyone happy

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A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the heart of the prince she loves.

Hardcover:

9781561381548 | Min edition (Running Pr Book Pub, September 1, 1992), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A little sea princess, longing to be human, trades her mermaid's tail for legs, hoping to win the heart of the prince she loves.

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By Peter Emslie (illustrator), Nikki Grimes and Darren Hunt (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780307115249, titled "Minnie's New Friend" | Golden Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $1.50 | also contains Soccer Is Fun! | About this edition: box42

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Product Description: In the 1950s and 1960s, Malcolm X challenged America to face the truth of its prejudice toward its African American citizens. Born in poverty in Lansing Michigan, he fell into a life of petty crime, until he discovered the Black Muslim religion in jail...read more

Paperback:

9780449908037 | Fawcett Books, November 1, 1992, cover price $4.00 | About this edition: Covers the Muslim leader's impoverished childhood and criminal career, his conversion to the Black Muslims and self-education while in jail, his time as Black Muslim spokesman, his pilgrimage to Mecca and embrace of orthodox Islam, and his assassination

Prebinding:

9780785703396 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $11.25 | About this edition: In the 1950s and 1960s, Malcolm X challenged America to face the truth of its prejudice toward its African American citizens.

Thirteen poem-prayers the author might have prayed as a child, expressing the hopes, fears, longings and ordinary, everyday concerns touching a child's life.

Hardcover:

9780940975446, titled "From a Child's Heart" | Just Us Books Inc, October 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of prayer-like poems which deal with such issues as wanting friends in a new neighborhood, spending more time with a single mother, and finding work for a laid-off father

Paperback:

9780940975439, titled "From a Child's Heart" | Just Us Books Inc, October 1, 1993, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A collection of prayer-like poems which deal with such issues as wanting friends in a new neighborhood, spending more time with a single mother, and finding work for a laid-off father

Prebinding:

9780785738855, titled "From a Child's Heart" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.40 | About this edition: A collection of prayer-like poems which deal with such issues as wanting friends in a new neighborhood, spending more time with a single mother, and finding work for a laid-off father

With the help of her fairy godmother, a kitchen maid mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, attends the palace ball where she meets the prince of her dreams.
By Nikki Grimes, H. R. Russell (illustrator), Jim Story (illustrator) and Don Williams (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780307626844 | Goldencraft, October 1, 1993, cover price $12.60 | About this edition: An adaptation of the familiar fairy tale in which Cinderella overcomes the wickedness of her stepmother and stepsisters

Prebinding:

9780613026505 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: An adaptation of the familiar fairy tale in which Cinderella overcomes the wickedness of her stepmother and stepsisters

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Presents a collection of thirteen poems centered on two best friends

Prebinding:

9780613035729 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Presents a collection of thirteen poems centered on two best friends

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Product Description: Although she is portrayed in Western art as belonging more to heaven than to earth, Grimes reminds readers of Mary's very human roots as a young woman living in a complex Middle Eastern culture and historical time. Through Mary's eyes, readers experience her life of hard work, her relationships with Joseph and family, and the awe and anguish of her son's life and death...read more

Hardcover:

9780151731992 | Harcourt, September 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Retells the story of the life of Mary, from her own perspective

Paperback:

9780380726370 | Avon Books, November 1, 1995, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Although she is portrayed in Western art as belonging more to heaven than to earth, Grimes reminds readers of Mary's very human roots as a young woman living in a complex Middle Eastern culture and historical time.
9780756751661 | Diane Pub Co, August 1, 1994, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Revered for centuries, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is often portrayed as belonging more to heaven than to earth -- loved & glorified, yet with little to remind us of her very human qualities.

Pump thinks her world has ended when her father, the only person who believed in her poetry, suddenly dies, until she meets Jim Jim

Hardcover:

9780803732728 | Dial Books for Young Readers, December 1, 1977, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Although Pump, the new girl on the block, and Jim-Jim, the class bully, begin their acquaintance with a fight, they soon learn that it is friendship that makes growing up worthwhile

Paperback:

9780140370669 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1995), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Pump thinks her world has ended when her father, the only person who believed in her poetry, suddenly dies, until she meets Jim Jim

Reinforced:

9780606076036 | Demco Media, January 1, 1995, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Pump thinks her world has ended when her father, the only person who believed in her poetry, suddenly dies, until she meets Jim Jim

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Mommy and Daddy put a sleepy young African American baby to bed
By Nikki Grimes and Sylvia Walker (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780307128720 | Board book edition (Golden Pr, January 1, 1996), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Mommy and Daddy put a sleepy young African American baby to bed

A little girl describes her typical Sunday from the moment her mother wakes her up through the different elements of the worship service in church.

Paperback:

9780802851345 | Eerdmans Pub Co, March 1, 1996, cover price $9.00 | About this edition: A little girl describes a typical Sunday from the moment her mother wakes her up through the different elements of the worship service in church.

School and Library:

9780802851086 | Eerdmans Pub Co, March 1, 1996, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A little girl describes a typical Sunday from the moment her mother wakes her up through the different elements of the worship service in church.

Prebinding:

9780613021753 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: A little girl describes a typical Sunday from the moment her mother wakes her up through the different elements of the worship service in church.

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In this rhyming story, an African American girl hides when it's time to comb and braid her hair

Paperback:

9780590265904 | Cartwheel Books, January 1, 1997, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: In this rhyming story, an African American girl hides when it's time to comb and braid her hair

Prebinding:

9780613003124 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: In this rhyming story, an African American girl hides when it's time to comb and braid her hair

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A collection of poems about an African-American girl growing up in New York.
By Angelo (illustrator) and Nikki Grimes

Hardcover:

9780803722279 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1998, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems about African-American children growing up in New York

Library:

9780803722286 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1997, cover price $16.01 | About this edition: A collection of poems about African-American children growing up in New York

A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot.
By Nikki Grimes and Joseph Lorusso (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780531300695 | Franklin Watts, March 1, 1998, cover price $20.01 | also contains The Floor Is Lava | About this edition: A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot.

Library:

9780531330692, titled "Talkin' 'Bout Bess: The Story of Aviator Bessie Coleman" | Franklin Watts, March 1, 1998, cover price $16.01 | About this edition: A biography of the woman who became the first licensed Afro-American pilot.

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Twenty-four poems and full-color illustrations celebrate the different faces of love within the African-American community, from a grandma who says 'I love you' with a pineapple upsidedown cake to a husband who learns 'to do like Malcom' for his wife.
By Nikki Grimes and Melodye Rosales (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688156671 | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, January 1, 1999, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A collection of more than twenty poems speaking of different kinds of love.

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Set in Harlem, a collection of poems tells the story of two unlikely friends, Damon, a little boy who lives with his mother, and a tough, streetwise man named Blue. Reprint.
By Nikki Grimes and Jerome Lagarrigue (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780142301975 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 1, 2002), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes a young boy's life with his working mother as he establishes his own identity and develops a close relationship with his mother's friend, Blue.

Library:

9780803723283 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1999, cover price $16.01 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes a young boy's life with his working mother as he establishes his own identity and develops a close relationship with his mother's friend, Blue

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A collection of poems describes Aneesa Lee's activities as she prepares materials for weaving and works the loom before marveling at the beauty and meaning of her handicraft
By Ashley Bryan (illustrator) and Nikki Grimes

Hardcover:

9780688159979, titled "Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's Gift" | Harpercollins Childrens Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes Aneesa Lee's activities as she prepares materials for weaving and works the loom before marveling at the beauty and meaning of her handicraft
9780688123697, titled "Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's Gift" | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes Aneesa Lee's activities as she prepares materials for weaving and works the loom before marveling at the beauty and meaning of her handicraft
9780688123703, titled "Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's Gift" | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, September 1, 1999, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes Aneesa Lee's activities as she prepares materials for weaving and works the loom before marveling at the beauty and meaning of her handicraft

Library:

9780688159986, titled "Aneesa Lee and the Weaver's Gift" | Lothrop Lee & Shepard, October 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems describes Aneesa Lee's activities as she prepares materials for weaving and works the loom before marveling at the beauty and meaning of her handicraft

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A retelling of the Biblical creation story with Jesus helping God with the creation of all the world, the animals and of Adam and Eve, and finally resting on the seventh day
By Nikki Grimes and Paul Morin (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780802851048 | Eerdmans Pub Co, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A retelling of the Biblical creation story with Jesus helping God with the creation of all the world, the animals and of Adam and Eve, and finally resting on the seventh day

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Presents a collection of more than twenty poems speaking of different kinds of love
By Nikki Grimes and Melodye Rosales (illustrator)

Library:

9780688156688 | William Morrow & Co, December 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: A collection of more than twenty poems speaking of different kinds of love.

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Over a dozen poems with some aspect of the African country of Tanzania as a theme.
By Nikki Grimes and Betsy Lewin (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688131579 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Over a dozen poems with some aspect of the African country of Tanzania as a theme.

Library:

9780688131586 | Harpercollins, March 1, 2000, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Over a dozen poems with some aspect of the African country of Tanzania as a theme.

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A salute to shoes and the ambitions of the heart shows tap shoes performing to Broadway tunes, cleats tearing up a path to the goal line, and soft white soles easing the sick in hospitals. (view table of contents)
By Nikki Grimes and Terry Widener (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780531332863 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Poems describe the different shoes children wear, including sandals, running shoes, golf shoes, and workboots.
9780531302866 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Poems describe the different shoes children wear, including sandals, running shoes, golf shoes, and workboots.

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