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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. In this companion book to the bestselling I Love My Hair , a young boy, Miles, makes his first trip to the barbershop with his father. Like most little boys, he is afraid of the sharp scissors, the buzzing razor, and the prospect of picking a new hairstyle...read more

School and Library:

9780316522847 | 1 edition (Little Brown & Co, February 1, 2002), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A story celebrating a young African-American boy's first trip to the barbershop.

Prebinding:

9780606107099 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 1, 2009), cover price $17.20 | also contains Bippity Bop Barbershop | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Product Description: It is the first day of Ramadan, the month when good Muslims eat nothing and drink nothing all day, every day, from sunrise to sunset. Mama and Baba have told Magid he isn't old enough to fast, but even Magid's sister, Aisha, is fasting, and Magid doesn't want to wait...read more
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Prebinding:

9781439551981 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, September 18, 2008), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: It is the first day of Ramadan, the month when good Muslims eat nothing and drink nothing all day, every day, from sunrise to sunset.

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Product Description: IT IS THE 1920s and segregation is commonplace in the United States, including in Joe-Joe’s small town of Blind Eye. Joe-Joe’s father works at the local airport, and he’s wanted to fly since the first time he saw a plane in the air...read more

Hardcover:

9780375810534 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Forbidden to fly because of their color, Joe-Joe and the men who clean and repair airplanes in the 1920s are so discouraged that the moon cannot even shine, until Joe-Joe's determination lures the moon back.

Library:

9780375910531 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, June 1, 2003), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Forbidden to fly because of their color, Joe-Joe and the men who clean and repair airplanes in the 1920s are so discouraged that the moon cannot even shine, until Joe-Joe's determination lures the moon back.

Prebinding:

9781417816934 | Turtleback Books, September 9, 2008, cover price $17.25 | also contains Joe-Joe's First Flight, Joe-Joe's First Flight | About this edition: IT IS THE 1920s and segregation is commonplace in the United States, including in Joe-Joe’s small town of Blind Eye.

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Product Description: "I want to be big. Big as a mountain and strong as the wind!" declares little Oli. Yet when he gets his wish, he finds that with great size and strength come big problems and big responsibilities. Master storyteller Tololwa M. Mollel has placed a traditional African motif within the framework of contemporary life in his native Tanzania to create an exciting tale with the comforting conclusion that maybe it's good to be little-sometimes...read more

Paperback:

9780395845158 | Houghton Mifflin, January 1, 1997, cover price $3.82 | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

School and Library:

9780395674031 | Clarion Books, December 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

Reinforced:

9780606111225 | Demco Media, February 1, 1997, cover price $14.77 | also contains Big Boy | About this edition: Little Oli wants to be big enough to go bird hunting with his brother Mbachu but has to take a nap instead

Prebinding:

9781435278202 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 16, 2008), cover price $17.40 | also contains Big Boy | About this edition: "I want to be big.

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Inspired by the true story of a young runaway slave in the early 1800s, James leaves his master's farm and his beloved dog to make a run to freedom in the dark of night, but when he is captured along the way, James is grateful when his loyal dog comes out of the shadows to rescue him.
By Elisa Lynn Carbone and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Library:

9780375922473 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 8, 2008, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A runaway slave makes a daring escape to freedom with the help of his faithful hunting dog, Zeus.

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Using her great imagination to paint in her very unique style, Lily Brown creates a magical world like no other as trees don hats, people walk upside down, and apples begin to sing!
By Angela Johnson and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780439782258 | Orchard Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day.

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At the request of his fellow slave Granny Judith, Christmas John risks his life to take runaways across a river from Kentucky to Ohio, based on actual slave narratives recorded in the 1930s.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Margot Theis Raven

School and Library:

9780374312664 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 31, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: At the request of his fellow slave Granny Judith, Christmas John risks his life to take runaways across a river from Kentucky to Ohio, based on actual slave narratives recorded in the 1930s.

Abe, who is Jewish, and Willie, who is black, live across the alley from each other, and, at night, open their windows and are best friends until Abe's grandfather catches them, forcing them to take a stand against prejudice.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

Hardcover:

9780080372716, titled "Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage" | Pergamon Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $75.00 | also contains Developing Strategies for Competitive Advantage

School and Library:

9780399239700 | 1 edition (Putnam Pub Group, October 5, 2006), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Jewish Abe's grandfather wants him to be a violinist while African-American Wille's father plans for him to be a great baseball pitcher, but it turns out that the two boys are more talented when they switch hobbies.

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Born on the very same night the Savoy Ballroom opened its doors in 1926, Happy Feet loves to hear the exciting stories of this magical place where blacks and whites, rich and poor, came together to dance.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

School and Library:

9780152050573 | Harcourt Childrens Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A young boy who loves to dance listens as his father retells the story of the night he was born, which coincided with the opening of the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem.

A little girl learns coping skills with the help of her grandmother, neighbors and school friends, when her mother's mental illness disrupts her daily routine.

Paperback:

9780142403594 | Reprint edition (Puffin, October 6, 2005), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A little girl learns coping skills with the help of her grandmother, neighbors and school friends, when her mother's mental illness disrupts her daily routine.

School and Library:

9780399239724 | Putnam Pub Group, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A little girl copes with her mother's mental illness, with the help of her grandmother and friends.

Reinforced:

9780606346023 | Demco Media, October 16, 2005, cover price $14.70

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With the help of best friend Danitra Brown, Zuri Jackson faces her fears about starting a new school year, in a story told through a series of fourteen rhyming poems.
By Nikki Grimes and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688172909 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, August 1, 2005), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In this story told in a series of rhyming poems, Zuri faces her fears about starting a new school year with the help of free-spirited best friend, Danitra.

Library:

9780688172916 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, August 1, 2005), cover price $17.89 | About this edition: In this story told in a series of rhyming poems, Zuri faces her fears about starting a new school year with the help of free-spirited best friend, Danitra.

By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780072905823, titled "Public Speaking for College and Career: Supplementary Readings and Worksheets" | 5th edition (McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 1999), cover price $18.15 | also contains Public Speaking for College and Career: Supplementary Readings and Worksheets

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In the post-Civil War South, a young African-American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers.

Paperback:

9780689877933 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, January 1, 2005), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: In the post-Civil War South, a young African-American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers.

School and Library:

9780689800764 | Simon & Schuster, February 1, 2000, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers

Reinforced:

9780606333788 | Demco Media, January 1, 2005, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: In the post-Civil War South, a young African-American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers.

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Through the words of a well-known African-American spiritual and art from an award-winning illustrator, a little boy finds that through simple, kind acts--such as helping a neighbor with her groceries and befriending a lonely boy--he has the power to let his light shine and warm the world around him.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Reg Sandland

School and Library:

9780689831799 | Simon & Schuster, January 6, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Through the words of a well-known African-American spiritual dating back to the days of slavery, a little boy finds that through simple, kind acts he has the power to let his light shine and warm the world around him.

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Set during World War II, young Ada Ruth is saddened when she is left with her grandmother to run the home when her Mama has to go away to work a wartime job, yet the sudden friendship of a stray kitten helps keep her spirits high while she goes about her tasks and eagerly awaits the news of her mother's return.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Jacqueline Woodson

School and Library:

9780399237485 | Putnam Pub Group, October 1, 2004, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.

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The joy of life and the magic of birth is captured in this heartfelt tale with poetic text and rich illustrations about a family and a community coming together to celebrate the arrival of a newborn--remembering the past, dreaming of the future, and appreciating the present.
By Dianna Hutts Aston and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763614386 | Candlewick Pr, July 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A mother describes the joyful time of her baby's birth and how it was celebrated by family and neighbors.

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In a powerful and rhythmic picture book, a grandmother tells the tale of Gullahs and their beautiful sweetgrass baskets that keep their African heritage alive.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Margot Theis Raven

Hardcover:

9780070464919, titled "Mathematics for Business and Economics" | McGraw-Hill College, February 1, 1986, cover price $56.05 | also contains Mathematics for Business and Economics

School and Library:

9780374312893 | 1 edition (Farrar Straus & Giroux, March 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A grandmother tells the tale of Gullahs and their beautiful sweetgrass baskets that keep their African heritage alive.

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A biography of Elizabeth Coleman, who battled segregation, poverty, and gender discrimination in order to become the first licensed African-American female pilot.
By Nikki Grimes and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780439352437 | Orchard Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A biography of Elizabeth Coleman, who battled segregation, poverty, and gender discrimination in order to become the first licensed African-American female pilot.

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Excited about the many things he has learned about the Arctic, Little Cliff can't wait for Poppa Joe and Mama Pearl to take him there to see everything in person, but the trip is too long a journey from Mississippi and so Poppa Joe decides to do the next best thing--using a little imagination and creativity.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Clifton L. Taulbert

School and Library:

9780803725584 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Little Cliff hears about the cold Arctic in school and wants to go there, his Poppa Joe finds an ingenious way to satisfy his curiosity without leaving their small town.

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Aware of the fence that separates the black part of town from the white part, Clover is curious when a white girl suddenly comes around and sits on the fence day after day, so she decides to take the initiative and make a friend despite the consequences of breaking the strict rules that everyone lives by.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Jacqueline Woodson

Hardcover:

9780399231162 | Putnam Pub Group, January 1, 2001, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.

Paperback:

9780061099588, titled "Mortal Remains: A True Story of Ritual Murder" | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, April 1, 1992), cover price $5.99 | also contains Mortal Remains: A True Story of Ritual Murder | About this edition: An account of the organized underworld of ritualistic terror operating in a picturesque Massachusetts town discusses the work of police, forensic scientists, and anthropologists to piece together a series of crimes.

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Through the tellings of a fictional young girl and based on the memories of the players themselves, the true story of the 1946 AllAmerican Girls Professional Baseball League Championship Game is presented to young baseball fans.

School and Library:

9780803720428 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 2000, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Margaret experiences the excitement of watching the 1946 championship game of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as it goes into extra innings.

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Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there. By the Coretta Scott King Honorwinning illustrator of The Bat Boy and His Violin. Jr Lit Guild.
By Michael Bryant (illustrator), Jane Kurtz and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780152000363 | Harcourt Childrens Books, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.

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A vibrant and exciting story follows Saruni as he visits the market and sees a vast array of wonderful things he would like to purchase, especially the red and blue bicycle he has been saving for, but when he learns he does not have enough money for the bicycle, determination and generosity save the day!
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Tololwa Marti Mollel

School and Library:

9780395751862 | Clarion Books, August 23, 1999, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money

Although Mbi, an orphan boy, is constantly asked to 'do this' and 'do that' by his many unkind relatives until a special tree grows, just for him
By T. Obinkaram Echewa and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780688162313 | Morrow Junior, June 1, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Although Mbi, an orphan boy, is constantly asked to 'do this' and 'do that' by his many unkind relatives until a special tree grows, just for him

Library:

9780688162320 | Morrow Junior, June 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Although Mbi, an orphan boy, is constantly asked to 'do this' and 'do that' by his many unkind relatives until a special tree grows, just for him

Sent to buy special butter for Mama Pearl's candied sweet potatoes and told to get back lickety-split, Little Cliff is delayed by all his neighbors when they want to contribute their own ingredients. By the author of Eight Habits of the Heart.
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Clifton L. Taulbert

Hardcover:

9780803721746 | Dial Books for Young Readers, February 1, 1999, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Sent to buy special butter for Mama Pearl's candied sweet potatoes and told to get back lickety-split, Little Cliff is delayed by all his neighbors when they want to contribute their own ingredients

Library:

9780803721753 | Dial Books for Young Readers, February 1, 1999, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Sent to buy special butter for Mama Pearl's candied sweet potatoes and told to get back lickety-split, Little Cliff is delayed by all his neighbors when they want to contribute their own ingredients

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