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With only five more days of school remaining before summer vacation, nine-year-old Miami still faces several hurdles, such as how to get along with Destinee Tate, his nemesis

Paperback:

9780307265012 | Random House Childrens Books, February 1, 2000, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: With only five more days of school remaining before summer vacation, nine-year-old Miami still faces several hurdles, such as how to get along with Destinee Tate, his nemesis

Miscellaneous:

9780307771674 | Random House Childrens Books, January 12, 2011, cover price $4.99

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Hardcover:

9780375836152 | Golden Inspirational, July 31, 2016, cover price $16.99

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Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.
By Gordon C. James (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780142406878 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 28, 2006), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.

Prebinding:

9781439596289 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.99

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Presents the adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness.
By Peter Glassman (other contributor), Michael Hague (illustrator) and Hugh Lofting

Paperback:

9780060775971 | Reprint edition (Trophy Pr, June 1, 2005), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Presents the adventures of a kind-hearted doctor, who is fond of animals and understands their language, as he travels to Africa with some of his favorite pets to cure the monkeys of a terrible sickness.

Prebinding:

9781439590379 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

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In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689818851 | Atheneum, September 1, 2001, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

Prebinding:

9781439593745 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | also contains Goin' Someplace Special, Goin' Someplace Special
9780606121668 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, January 6, 2009), cover price $18.40 | also contains Goin' Someplace Special

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In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St. Louis, where he works in a livery stable before heading to the all-Black town of Nicodemus, Kansas.
By Gordon C. James (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Paperback:

9780142406885 | Puffin, December 28, 2006, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St.

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When she questions why her mother has kept an old menu from a restaurant that no longer exists, she is given an important history lesson about the fight for Civil Rights as it related to her life during the era when she and all other black people were not permitted to sit at the counter alongside white customers.
By Gordon C. James (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Hardcover:

9780670060115 | Viking Childrens Books, July 21, 2005, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at restaurants and lunch counters to protest segregation.

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A collection of humorous and exaggerated tales, great for reading aloud, is seeped in early-20th-century African-American history and is a nice companion to The Dark-Thirty.

Hardcover:

9780375836190 | Schwartz & Wade Books, August 22, 2006, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A collection of tales, told to the author by her grandparents, combines humor, legend, and horror and is based on early-20th-century African-American oral history.

Library:

9780375936197 | Schwartz & Wade Books, August 22, 2006, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: A collection of tales, told to the author by her grandparents, combines humor, legend, and horror and is based on early-20th-century African-American oral history.

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In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St. Louis, where he works in a livery stable before heading to the all-Black town of Nicodemus, Kansas.
By Gordon C. James (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Hardcover:

9780670060122 | Viking Childrens Books, March 2, 2006, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In 1879, thirteen-year-old Everett Turner leaves a life of struggle on his family's farm and runs away to St.

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Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.

Hardcover:

9780448439013 | Grosset & Dunlap, December 22, 2005, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.

Paperback:

9780448439006 | Penguin USA, December 29, 2005, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.

Reinforced:

9780606346351 | Demco Media, December 29, 2005, cover price $12.50

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Readers can journey to an unusual land where zebras play hockey and spiders dance amidst a magical environment filled with an eclectic array of wondrous things, enhanced with bright paper collages and full-color illustrations throughout.
By Bob Barner (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

School and Library:

9780823417483 | 1 edition (Holiday House, September 30, 2005), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A rhyming tale describing a magical place where surprises grow on trees and crocodiles have wings.

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Bessey finally cleans up her messy room

Paperback:

9780516253282 | Box edition (Childrens Pr, September 1, 2005), cover price $9.95
9780516270036 | Revised edition (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2000), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
9780516420837 | Childrens Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $4.95 | also contains Thors | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room.

Library:

9780516216508 | Revised edition (Childrens Pr, September 1, 1999), cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room
9780516020839 | Childrens Pr, October 1, 1987, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room.

Prebinding:

9780613374552 | Revised edition (Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001), cover price $14.70 | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room

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Carolyn, the oldest of three siblings, wants to make sure she is loved best and decides to prove herself at the Spring Play, but a case of the jitters leaves her speechless and in need of consoling from her family. Simultaneous.
By Felicia Marshall (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Paperback:

9780689861512 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 6, 2005, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Carolyn, the oldest of three siblings, wants to make sure her parents and grandparents love her best and decides to prove herself at the community play, but things do not turn out as she had planned.

Library:

9780689861529 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 1, 2005, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Carolyn, the oldest of three siblings, wants to make sure her parents and grandparents love her best and decides to prove herself at the community play, but things do not turn out as she had planned.

Reinforced:

9780606346764 | Demco Media, January 1, 2005, cover price $12.50

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Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, young Precious faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about.

School and Library:

9780689851940 | Atheneum, January 6, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Home alone with a stomachache while the family works in the fields, a young girl faces up to the horrifying Boo Hag that her brother warned her about.

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Miami's enjoyment of summer baseball camp is threatened by the presence of an antagonistic lodgemate and his main enemy, Destinee Tate.

Library:

9780307465054 | Golden Books, April 1, 2001, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Miami's enjoyment of summer baseball camp is threatened by the presence of an antagonistic lodgemate and his main enemy, Destinee Tate.

Reinforced:

9780606328029 | Demco Media, November 30, 2004, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Miami's enjoyment of summer baseball camp is threatened by the presence of an antagonistic lodgemate and his main enemy, Destinee Tate.

Prebinding:

9780613430715 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: Miami's enjoyment of summer baseball camp is threatened by the presence of an antagonistic lodgemate and his main enemy, Destinee Tate.

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From the struggles of Native Americans at the country's birth and the vote for women to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II and the African-American civil rights movement of the 1960s, the authors show how the Supreme Court has paved the way for both justice and discrimination throughout American history.

Hardcover:

9780679893080 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: From the struggles of Native Americans at the country's birth to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the authors show how the Supreme Court has paved the way for both justice and discrimination throughout American history.

Library:

9780679993087 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 2004, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: From the struggles of Native Americans at the country's birth to the civil rights movement of the 1960s, the authors show how the Supreme Court has paved the way for both justice and discrimination throughout American history.

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Set during the Depression, a little girl has a surprising encounter with a swamp ghost while checking out her father’s turkey traps in the wood, but after sneaking food out of the house to feed the creature in the hopes of keeping safe, the little girl comes to realize that the strange being is simply a desperate and dirty young boy just trying to survive his difficult circumstances. 75,000 first printing.

School and Library:

9780689865602 | Atheneum, August 31, 2004, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: During the Depression in the Louisiana bayou, a curious young girl helps the 'Swamp Ghost' that her cousins warned her about and finds herself with one good friend.

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Celebrates the lives of the first Africans arriving in America, depicting their hardships, triumphs, and contributions to American society.

Reinforced:

9780606297400, titled "Hard Labor: The First African-Americans 1619" | Demco Media, June 1, 2004, cover price $12.47 | About this edition: Celebrates the lives of the first Africans arriving in America, depicting their hardships, triumphs, and contributions to American society.

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Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into the hostilities of the ongoing French and Indian War and, eventually, find a new direction to their lives.

Hardcover:

9780439210386 | Scholastic, April 1, 2004, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Brought up in France as the African slave companion of a nobleman's daughter, thirteen-year-old Zettie records the events of 1763, when she and her mistress escape to the New World where they are inadvertently drawn into the hostilities of the ongoing French and Indian War and, eventually, find a new direction to their lives.

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Messy Bessey shows herself to be a true friend and a good guest when she helps to clean up after a messy birthday sleepover.

Paperback:

9780516246208 | Childrens Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Messy Bessey shows herself to be a true friend and a good guest when she helps to clean up after a messy birthday sleepover.

Library:

9780516258935 | Childrens Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Messy Bessey shows herself to be a true friend and a good guest when she helps to clean up after a messy birthday sleepover.

Prebinding:

9781417632619 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2004, cover price $14.80 | About this edition: Messy Bessey shows herself to be a true friend and a good guest when she helps to clean up after a messy birthday sleepover.

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In 1859 twelve-year-old Clotee, a house slave who must conceal the fact that she can read and write, records in her diary her experiences and her struggle to decide whether to escape to freedom.

Library:

9780439555012 | Scholastic, November 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Having secretly taught herself how to read and write, Clotee, a twelve-year-old Virginia slave, witnesses the horrors of slavery and becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad

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'Freedom is one of the first words I teached myself to write. Down in the Quarters people pray for freedom.... But it is the word that aine never showed me no picture.' The 'My Story' series feature historical diaries written by fictional characters, set in real periods of history.

Paperback:

9780439981866 | Gardners Books, October 17, 2003, cover price $12.90 | About this edition: 'Freedom is one of the first words I teached myself to write.

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Tippy Lemmey, the neighborhood dog, is a nuisance and sworn enemy to the local children, but when Tippy gets in trouble, only Leanne, Paul, and Jeannie can help him.

Paperback:

9780689850196 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 1, 2003, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Tippy Lemmey, the neighborhood dog, is a nuisance and sworn enemy to the local children, but when Tippy gets in trouble, only Leanne, Paul, and Jeannie can help him.

Library:

9780689855948 | Aladdin Paperbacks, January 1, 2003, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: Tippy Lemmey, the neighborhood dog, is a nuisance and sworn enemy to the local children, but when Tippy gets in trouble, only Leanne, Paul, and Jeannie can help him.

Reinforced:

9780606274739 | Demco Media, March 1, 2003, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: Tippy Lemmey, the neighborhood dog, is a nuisance and sworn enemy to the local children, but when Tippy gets in trouble, only Leanne, Paul, and Jeannie can help him.

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Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish.

Paperback:

9780516277974 | Revised edition (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2003), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish.

Library:

9780516226880 | Revised edition (Childrens Pr, September 1, 2002), cover price $19.50 | About this edition: Messy Bessey discovers that with proper care her garden will flourish.

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Bessey finally cleans up her messy room.

Paperback:

9780516277943 | Revised edition (Childrens Pr, March 1, 2003), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Bessey finally cleans up her messy room.

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