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Alemayu, a shepherd boy living in the mountains of Ethiopia, wagers his future in a bet with his bad-tempered, boastful, and deceitful master. Children's BOMC Alt.

School and Library:

9780671882686 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1994, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A clever young shepherd boy uses his wits to gain a fortune for himself and his sister from a haughty rich man

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Young Prince Rakoto's first command as the new king is, 'Bring my father back to life!' and it takes the Wise Woman and a special Malagasy tale to help Rakoto accept what has happened
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Doreen Rappaport

Hardcover:

9780803714601 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1995, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Young Prince Rakoto learns to cope with his father's death.

Library:

9780803714618 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1995, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Young Prince Rakoto learns to cope with his father's death.

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Uncle Zambezi brings his two nieces jump ropes from Tanzania, telling the girls that when they use the magic ropes their wishes will come true
By Dakari Hru and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803717541 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1996, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Uncle Zambezi brings his two nieces jump ropes from Tanzania, telling the girls that when they use the magic ropes their wishes will come true

Library:

9780803717558 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1996, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Uncle Zambezi brings his two nieces jump ropes from Tanzania, telling the girls that when they use the magic ropes their wishes will come true

Charles helps Hector, a student who has just moved from Puerto Rico, adjust to his new life

Hardcover:

9780030551413, titled "Project Physics" | Subsequent edition (Harcourt School, September 1, 1981), cover price $74.35 | also contains Creativity, Project Physics

School and Library:

9780395687062 | Clarion Books, January 1, 1997, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Charles helps Hector, a student who has just moved from Puerto Rico, adjust to his new life

Reinforced:

9780606276528 | Demco Media, February 1, 2003, cover price $14.70 | also contains Creativity | About this edition: Charles helps Hector, a student who has just moved from Puerto Rico, adjust to his new life

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Ondu-ahlem thinks of his favorite bird, Chinkay, as more than just a pigeon, and when the young Ethiopian boy sets the bird free, he learns that the pigeon represents everything that is proud, beautiful, and free.

School and Library:

9780689800771 | Simon & Schuster, May 1, 1997, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Ondu-ahlem carefully trains his pigeons and prepares them for the day when he and other Ethiopian boys test the homing instinct and loyalty of their precious birds

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While training in his grandfather's gym to compete in the Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament, Curtis also has his eye on bigger prizes
By Nancy Antle and Earl B. Lewis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803718760 | Dial Books for Young Readers, August 1, 1997, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: While training in his grandfather's gym to compete in the Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament, Curtis also has his eye on bigger prizes

Library:

9780803718777 | Dial Books for Young Readers, August 1, 1997, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: While training in his grandfather's gym to compete in the Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament, Curtis also has his eye on bigger prizes

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Two siblings dash from their porch one morning to join the second-line parade stamping, swaying, and dancing behind the jazz band marching through their New Orleans neighborhood
By Earl B. Lewis (illustrator) and Fatima Shaik

Hardcover:

9780803718852 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1998, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Two siblings dash from their porch one morning to join the second-line parade stamping, swaying, and dancing behind the jazz band marching through their New Orleans neighborhood

Library:

9780803718869 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1998, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: Two siblings dash from their porch one morning to join the second-line parade stamping, swaying, and dancing behind the jazz band marching through their New Orleans neighborhood

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:

9780525673910 | 1 ed edition (September 1, 1998), cover price N/A
| 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

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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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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

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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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.

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