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Product Description: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most celebrated figures of the twentieth century.Set against key moments of the civil rights movement, here is the story of the powerful, eloquent spiritual leader and his belief that nonviolence could be used to overcome racial discrimination...read more
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060277031 | Amistad Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr.

Paperback:

9780062250025 | Amistad Pr, December 26, 2012, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Dr.

Library:

9780060277048 | Amistad Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr.

A modern-day fable finds the incorrigibly lazy Sambalena showing off and getting his head stuck inside a pot with no solution in sight, and his dilemma makes him wish he had stuck to his chores.
By Phillis Gershator and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689803147 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1995, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A lazy boy gets his head stuck in a pot, and only with the wise advice of his grandmother does he get it out

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060277079 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, February 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches

Paperback:

9780060562014 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.

Library:

9780060277086 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2000, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches

Prebinding:

9781442003743 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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An inspiring story of little-known civil rights champion Oscar Chapman and his role in Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial reminds readers that one person can truly make a difference.
By Deborah Hopkinson and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781561453955 | Peachtree Pub Ltd, March 1, 2007, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Presents the story of little-known civil rights champion Oscar Chapman and his role in Marian Anderson's concert at the Lincoln Memorial after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to allow her to sing in Constitution Hall.

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Set in South Carolina in 1955 during the era of segregation, a young boy recounts what life was like when he joined an all-black YMCA baseball team and ended up having no one to play against when all the other 55 white-only teams refused to take part in the Little League tournament simply due to the color of their competitors' skin.

School and Library:

9780803729872 | Dial Books for Young Readers, December 28, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Story based on the discrimination faced by the 1955 Cannon Street YMCA Little League All-Stars when the white teams refused to play them in the series tournament.

In the Ethiopian mountain village of Lalibela, famous for its churches and honey, a young girl named Almaz determines to find a way to be a beekeeper despite being told that is something only men can do.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and Cristina Kessler

School and Library:

9780823418589 | Holiday House, June 30, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In the Ethiopian mountain village of Lalibela, famous for its churches and honey, a young girl determines to find a way to be a beekeeper despite being told that is something only men can do.

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Describes how the twentieth-century African-American poet Langston Hughes affirms his vocation as a writer through the composition of his famous 1921 poem, 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers.'
By Robert Burleigh and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780439352390 | Orchard Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Describes how the twentieth-century African American poet Langston Hughes affirms his vocation as a writer through the composition of his famous 1921 poem 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers.

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Inspired by stories from the rural south, a collection of terrifying tales includes a skinless witch, a talking skull, and a man more evil than the devil, as collected by the famous African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.

Hardcover:

9780060006310 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, August 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Inspired by stories from the rural south, a collection of terrifying tales includes a skinless witch, a talking skull, and a man more evil than the devil, as collected by the famous African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.

Library:

9780060006341 | Harpercollins, August 1, 2004, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Inspired by stories from the rural south, a collection of terrifying tales includes a skinless witch, a talking skull, and a man more evil than the devil, as collected by the famous African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.

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A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and Walter Dean Myers

Reinforced:

9780606296915 | Demco Media, March 1, 2004, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.

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A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and Walter Dean Myers

Prebinding:

9780613719605 | Turtleback Books, January 30, 2004, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A biography of the civil rights leader offers an in-depth look at his life and includes quotes from speeches.

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When Philip Hall fails to give her the interest she needs upon her return, Beth Lambert decides to teach him a lesson by creating a new out-of-town boyfriend to make him jealous, in an amusing middle reader from a Newbery Honor author.
By Bette Greene and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060518356 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Beth Lambert, a teenaged girl who lives in the small town of Pocahantas, Arkansas, experiences the ups and downs of friendship with members of the Pretty Penny Club and best friend Philip Hall.

Library:

9780060518363 | Harpercollins, January 1, 2004, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Beth Lambert, a teenaged girl who lives in the small town of Pocahantas, Arkansas, experiences the ups and downs of friendship with members of the Pretty Penny Club and best friend Philip Hall.

Relates how the famous jazz trumpeter began his musical career, as a poor boy in New Orleans, by singing songs on street corners and playing a battered cornet in a marching band.

Paperback:

9780618250769 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, August 25, 2002), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Relates how the famous jazz trumpeter began his musical career, as a poor boy in New Orleans, by singing songs on street corners and playing a battered cornet in a marching band.

School and Library:

9780395759196 | Houghton Mifflin, September 29, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Relates how the famous jazz trumpeter began his musical career, as a poor boy in New Orleans, by singing songs on street corners and playing a battered cornet in a marching band

Reinforced:

9780606287524 | Demco Media, July 1, 2003, cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Relates how the famous jazz trumpeter began his musical career, as a poor boy in New Orleans, by singing songs on street corners and playing a battered cornet in a marching band.

Prebinding:

9780613707268 | Turtleback Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: Relates how the famous jazz trumpeter began his musical career, as a poor boy in New Orleans, by singing songs on street corners and playing a battered cornet in a marching band.

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Ten-year-old Juma and his aunt Aida plan to surprise his Kenyan village with an appearance by Father Christmas and find that they themselves are surprised.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and Tony Johnston

School and Library:

9780823416233 | Holiday House, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Ten-year-old Juma and his aunt Aida plan to surprise his Kenyan village with an appearance by Father Christmas and find that they themselves are surprised.

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When slave catchers come to her home and ask Hallie if she knows where any slaves may be hiding out, the young girl has to decide between telling the truth in order to protect herself and her family or lie in order to save the lives of two runaway girls hiding in her neighbor's home.

School and Library:

9780823417094 | Holiday House, September 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Hallie discovers two runaway slaves hiding in Levi Coffin's home and must decide whether to turn them in or help them escape to freedom, and includes historical notes on the Underground Railroad and Levi and Catharine Coffin.

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A lively picture book by the author of Train Song offers early readers a rhythmic tale about motorcycles of all shapes and sizes.

Hardcover:

9780060287320 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Rhyming text describes motorcycles of all kinds and their riders, as well as the joy of the open road.

Library:

9780060287337 | Harpercollins, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Rhyming text describes motorcycles of all kinds and their riders, as well as the joy of the open road.

By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Miscellaneous:

9781101065631 | Putnam Pub Group, November 1, 2000, cover price $3.99
9781101077078 | Putnam Pub Group, November 1, 2000, cover price $3.99

Prebinding:

9781439511480 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.99

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Provides a look at the first woman accused during the crazed witch-hunt in Salem Village in 1692 and examines how she coped with the situation as a result of her folk wisdom being mistakenly perceived as something more than it was.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and William Miller

School and Library:

9780152018979 | Houghton Mifflin, July 1, 2000, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts the story of Tituba, a West Indian slave who was unjustly accused of witchcraft at the outset of the Salem, Massachusetts, witch trials.

In an endearing tale based on a true story, a young girl sees a sidewheeler run aground and over many years describes how the river makes the remains of the wreck into an island and then washes it away again.
By Carol Greene and Leonard Jenkins (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060273262 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 1999, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A young girl sees a sidewheeler run aground and over many years describes how the river makes the remains of the wreck into an island and then washes it away again, in a tale based on a true story

Library:

9780060273279 | Harpercollins, January 1, 1999, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: A young girl sees a sidewheeler run aground and over many years describes how the river makes the remains of the wreck into an island and then washes it away again, in a tale based on a true story

A lazy boy gets his head stuck in a pot, and only with the wise advice of his grandmother does he get it out

Hardcover:

9780027358551 | Macmillan Pub Co, March 1, 1995, cover price $14.95 | also contains Folk Art: Imaginative Works from American Hands | About this edition: A lazy boy gets his head stuck in a pot, and only with the wise advice of his grandmother does he get it out

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A man who presumes to know everything there is to know about eagles wrongly interprets a miraculous experience and evokes the curse of murder on the world, in a traditional fable from the Baila people of Zambia.
By Leonard Jenkins (illustrator) and Julius Lester

Hardcover:

9780395605219 | Clarion Books, October 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A husband does not believe it when his wife tells him that their crying baby is comforted by a huge eagle who flies down with its sharp talons and alights on the baby

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