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Product Description: Mounting his horse, cold-hearted John Leep smiles as he anticipates evicting the widow Mayes for nonpayment of rent. When she comes up with the rent after all, Leep, unwilling to be disappointed, knocks her coins to the floor and hides one of them in his boot...read more
By Pat McKissack and Eric Velasquez (illustrator)

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9780823431861 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, July 1, 2014), cover price $6.99 | also contains Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story, Ol' Clip-clop: A Ghost Story | About this edition: Mounting his horse, cold-hearted John Leep smiles as he anticipates evicting the widow Mayes for nonpayment of rent.

School and Library:

9780823422654 | Holiday House, August 1, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Mounting his horse, cold-hearted John Leep smiles as he anticipates evicting the widow Mayes for nonpayment of rent.

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9780448484341, titled "Penguin Young Readers Nonfiction Set, Levels 3-4: Guided Reading Levels J-p" | Grosset & Dunlap, April 3, 2014, cover price $71.82

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Product Description: Paul Robeson proved his prowess on the football field and excelled in college and law school in an era that offered few opportunities to African Americans. He won international acclaim as a singer and actor, but was blacklisted as a controversial political activist...read more

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9781464402050 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Paul Robeson: A Voice for Change, Paul Robeson: A Voice for Change | About this edition: Paul Robeson proved his prowess on the football field and excelled in college and law school in an era that offered few opportunities to African Americans.

Library:

9780766041073 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Paul Robeson proved his prowess on the football field and excelled in college and law school in an era that offered few opportunities to African Americans.

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Product Description: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong. He rose from a troubled childhood and a life of poverty to set the music world on fire. Armstrong's lively trumpet playing, trademark "scat" singing, and natural talent for showmanship dazzled audiences for more than fifty years...read more

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9781464402005 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz, Louis Armstrong: King of Jazz | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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9780766041066 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: "Music has been in my blood from the day I was born," said Louis Armstrong.

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Product Description: Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over the racial barriers of her time. In a career that spanned four decades, she lifted herself out of poverty to become a world-famous singer. In this wonderful, easy text, the McKissacks show how the light of Marian Anderson grew bright and transformed her into one of the most beloved people around the world...read more

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9781464402029 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Marian Anderson: Amazing Opera Singer, Marian Anderson: Amazing Opera Singer | About this edition: Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over the racial barriers of her time.

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9780766041011 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Marian Anderson, with the power of her magnificent voice, triumphed over the racial barriers of her time.

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Product Description: Every school child knows the name of Martin Luther King, Jr., beacon of the civil rights movement. The McKissacks offer an easy-to-read journey through King's life, as he brought people of all races and religions together to fight—without violence—for equality...read more

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9781464402036 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader, Martin Luther King, Jr.: Civil Rights Leader | About this edition: Every school child knows the name of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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9780766040991 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Every school child knows the name of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Product Description: "I always loved running," said Jesse Owens, who as a boy could outrun all his playmates. When he competed in the Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, people used words like "express" and "comet" to describe him. Owens won an amazing four Olympic gold medals in track and field events—and demonstrated to the world that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's theory of racial inferiority was wrong...read more

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9781464401992 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Jesse Owens: Legendary Track Star, Jesse Owens: Legendary Track Star | About this edition: "I always loved running," said Jesse Owens, who as a boy could outrun all his playmates.

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9780766041042 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: "I always loved running," said Jesse Owens, who as a boy could outrun all his playmates.

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Product Description: After having a book snatched from her little hand, Mary McLeod, the child of former slaves, resolved to learn to read. Many years later, with $1.50 in her pocket, Mary McLeod Bethune set out to make education a reality for other African Americans...read more

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9781464402043 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Mary Mcleod Bethune: Woman of Courage, Mary Mcleod Bethune: Woman of Courage | About this edition: After having a book snatched from her little hand, Mary McLeod, the child of former slaves, resolved to learn to read.

Library:

9780766041035 | Reprint edition (Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013), cover price $22.60 | About this edition: After having a book snatched from her little hand, Mary McLeod, the child of former slaves, resolved to learn to read.

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Product Description: With skills like farming, carpentry, and sewing, Booker T. Washington believed that blacks could find acceptance in the racist white society of the late 1880s. His school became a leading educator of African Americans, and he became a powerful national figure, advising business owners and even presidents...read more

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9781464401947 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Booker T. Washington: African-American Leader, Booker T. Washington: African-american Leader | About this edition: With skills like farming, carpentry, and sewing, Booker T.

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9780766041004 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: With skills like farming, carpentry, and sewing, Booker T.

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Product Description: "Don’t wait for opportunities to come . . . get up and make them!" said Madam C. J. Walker. She rose from laundry woman to become America’s first black woman millionaire. Born in poverty, Walker set her sights on a better life and made her fortune by developing hair care and beauty products specially formulated for African Americans...read more

Paperback:

9781464402012 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35

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9780766041059 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: "Don’t wait for opportunities to come .

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Product Description: Despite being a slave, Frederick Douglass (1818?–1895) learned to read and write. At age 21, he escaped from slavery and created a new life for himself as a free man. Intelligent and charismatic, Douglass became the leading voice against slavery in the 1800s...read more

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9781464401961 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Frederick Douglass: Fighter Against Slavery, Frederick Douglass: Fighter Against Slavery | About this edition: Despite being a slave, Frederick Douglass (1818?

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9780766040984 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Despite being a slave, Frederick Douglass (1818?

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Product Description: Carter G. Woodson, born just ten years after the Civil War ended, grew up in the lingering shadow of slavery. Woodson became a scholar dedicated to learning, teaching, and writing about the history of his people. Today, because of the efforts of this one man, Black History Month is celebrated annually and African-American history is a well-respected field of study...read more

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9781464401954 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Carter G. Woodson: Black History Pioneer, Carter G. Woodson: Black History Pioneer | About this edition: Carter G.

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9780766041097 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Carter G.

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Product Description: George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers. He gained a reputation as the farmers' best friend after teaching about crop rotation. He told farmers to grow peanuts and sweet potatoes to "rest" their soil between cotton crops...read more

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9781464401978 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains George Washington Carver: Scientist and Inventor, George Washington Carver: Scientist and Inventor

Library:

9780766041028 | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers.

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Product Description: Ida B. Wells-Barnett rose from her roots in slavery to become an outspoken voice for her people. She was an important and influential journalist at a time in history when few women had careers. Using the power of her writing, she launched the first anti-lynching campaign and gained worldwide attention for this cause...read more

Paperback:

9781464401985, titled "Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Fighter for Justice" | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | also contains Ida B. Wells Barnett: Fighter for Justice, Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Fighter for Justice | About this edition: Ida B.

Library:

9780766041080, titled "Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Fighter for Justice" | Enslow Elementary, January 1, 2013, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Ida B.

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Product Description: From acclaimed authors Patricia C. McKissack and Fredrick L. McKissack Jr. comes a thrilling biography of an unforgettable man told in compelling graphic novel form. Born into slavery in 1854, Nat Love, also known as Deadwood Dick, grew up to become the most famous African-American cowboy in the Old West...read more

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9780811857499 | Chronicle Books Llc, January 18, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: From acclaimed authors Patricia C.

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Product Description: A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookThis gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure to become a treasured keepsake for African American families...read more
By Diane Dillon (illustrator), Leo Dillon (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Hardcover:

9780375843846 | Schwartz & Wade Books, October 11, 2011, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookThis gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C.

Library:

9780375944536 | Schwartz & Wade Books, October 11, 2011, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookThis gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C.

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Product Description: The popular CLONE CODES sci-fi adventure continues with the paperback edition of CYBORGIn the next Clone Codes installment, Houston, a Cyborg, tells his story. Set in the year 2130, the World Federation of Nations determines through laws and regulations that all enhanced persons with three or more synthetic body or organ replacements are classified as three-fifths of a human being...read more

Hardcover:

9780439929851 | Scholastic, February 1, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The CLONE CODES sci-fi adventure trilogy continues with this second book that blends a futuristic society with pivotal moments in world history.

Paperback:

9780439929868 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Paperbacks, January 1, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The popular CLONE CODES sci-fi adventure continues with the paperback edition of CYBORGIn the next Clone Codes installment, Houston, a Cyborg, tells his story.

A collection of ghost stories with African American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable

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9780679890065 | Yearling Books, December 1, 1998, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A collection of ghost stories with African American themes, designed to be told during the Dark Thirty--the half hour before sunset--when ghosts seem all too believable

Miscellaneous:

9780307770233 | Yearling Books, January 12, 2011, cover price $6.99 | also contains The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural

Prebinding:

9781439527726 | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.99 | also contains The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural | About this edition: Illus.

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Product Description: In the year 2170 an underground abolitionist movement fights for the freedom of cyborgs and clones, who are treated no better than slavesThe Cyborg Wars are over and Earth has peacefully prospered for more than one hundred years. Yet sometimes history must repeat itself until humanity learns from its mistakes...read more

Paperback:

9780439929844 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, January 1, 2011), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: In the year 2170 an underground abolitionist movement fights for the freedom of cyborgs and clones, who are treated no better than slavesThe Cyborg Wars are over and Earth has peacefully prospered for more than one hundred years.

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Product Description: Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack's inspiring A PICTURE OF FREEDOM is now back in print with a gorgeous new cover!It's 1859 and Clotee, a twelve-year-old slave, has the most wonderful, terrible secret...read more

Hardcover:

9780545242530 | Reissue edition (Scholastic, January 1, 2011), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack's inspiring A PICTURE OF FREEDOM is now back in print with a gorgeous new cover!

Library:

9780545265553 | Reissue edition (Scholastic, January 1, 2011), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack's inspiring A PICTURE OF FREEDOM is now back in print with a gorgeous new cover!

Hardcover:

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

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Product Description: A historical chapter book series from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author, Patricia C. McKissack.Brothers Tank and Jimbo Turner love sneaking into Nashville's Sulphur Dell Ballpark to watch the superstars of Negro League baseball...read more
By Gordon C. James (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Hardcover:

9780670010851 | 1 edition (Viking Childrens Books, December 26, 2008), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Award-winning author Patricia C.

Paperback:

9780142414590 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 24, 2009), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A historical chapter book series from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author, Patricia C.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. For Lilly Belle, the capital of Black America is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can get maybe not in miles but certainly in mindset. Then a summer program for gifted young writers opens a whole new world for Lilly Belle...read more
By Gordon C. James (illustrator) and Pat McKissack

Paperback:

9780142412381 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 11, 2008), cover price $5.99

Prebinding:

9781442000384 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. For Lilly Belle, the capital of Black America is about as far from her hometown of Smyrna, Tennessee, as a twelve-year-old can get maybe not in miles but certainly in mindset. Then a summer program for gifted young writers opens a whole new world for Lilly Belle...read more

Prebinding:

9780606025881 | Turtleback Books, December 26, 2008, cover price $14.75 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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