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Product Description: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.This engaging historical novel follows the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today’s tap, jazz dance, and step...read more

Hardcover:

9780062112712 | Amistad Pr, October 13, 2015, cover price $17.99

Paperback:

9780062112736 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $9.99 | also contains Juba! | About this edition: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers’s final novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as “Master Juba,” who lived in the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Profiles the life of the Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Kentucky to his career as a heavyweight boxer who won the sport's championship three times in his career.

Prebinding:

9780606381796 | Turtleback Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers's last novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as Master Juba, who lived in the nineteenth century.This engaging historical novel is based on the true story of the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today's tap, jazz, and step dancing...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781504645355 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, October 21, 2015), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: In New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers's last novel, he delivers a gripping story based on the life of a real dancer known as Master Juba, who lived in the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: "Visionary. This book should be in every reader's hands." –JACQUELINE WOODSON, National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming Young heroes decide that they are not too young or too powerless to change their world in this gripping, futuristic young adult novel by the New York Times bestselling author of the Printz Award–winning Monster...read more

Hardcover:

9780385387538 | Crown Pub, September 23, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "Visionary.

Paperback:

9780385387569 | Reprint edition (Ember, October 13, 2015), cover price $9.99 | also contains On a Clear Day | About this edition: "Visionary.

Library:

9780385387545 | Crown Pub, September 23, 2014, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: "Visionary.

Prebinding:

9780606377126 | Turtleback Books, October 13, 2015, cover price $20.85 | also contains On a Clear Day | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: School is hard enough, but when you're misfits on a mission, you're really put to the test. The re-launch of a popular middle-grade series by Walter Dean Myers.Zander and his crew are underdogs at DaVinci Academy, one of the best Gifted and Talented schools in Harlem...read more

Paperback:

9780545828741, titled "The News Crew" | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $6.99 | also contains The Cruisers | About this edition: School is hard enough, but when you're misfits on a mission, you're really put to the test.

Prebinding:

9780606370295, titled "The News Crew" | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, July 28, 2015), cover price $17.20 | also contains The Cruisers | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Zander and his friends are in trouble -- again. The freedom of expression they've enjoyed by publishing their own school newspaper has spread all the way to England, where kids from a school ""across the pond"" are now contributors to their own school's most talked-about publication...read more

Hardcover:

9780439916295 | Scholastic Pr, July 30, 2013, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Walter Dean Myers's Cruisers series keeps going strong!

Paperback:

9780545828772 | Scholastic Pr, July 28, 2015, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: The re-launch of Walter Dean Myers's series about a middle-school crew of newspaper reporters keeps going strong!

Prebinding:

9780606370325 | Turtleback Books, July 28, 2015, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. An alternative school newspaper published by Zander and his crew is alive and well. And now there's plenty to report on when LaShonda steps into the spotlight with her costume designs for an upcoming play...read more

Hardcover:

9780439916288 | Scholastic Pr, August 1, 2012, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Bestselling award-winning author Walter Dean Myers is back with a new book in his acclaimed Cruisers series.

Paperback:

9780545828765 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $6.99 | also contains A Star Is Born | About this edition: Bestselling and award-winning author Walter Dean Myers' third book in his acclaimed NEWS CREW series, featuring a group of underdogs who happen to be overachievers.

Prebinding:

9780606370318 | Turtleback Books, July 28, 2015, cover price $17.20 | also contains A Star Is Born | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess seen through the eyes of a group of middle school kids whose self-published newspaper tells it like it is.Sidney Aronofsky is one of the best chess players under age 16. When he's arrested for trying to buy drugs, it comes as a total surprise to those who know him...read more

Hardcover:

9780439916271 | Scholastic Pr, August 1, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In the second book of the CRUISERS series, Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle school misfits.

Paperback:

9780545828758 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, July 28, 2015), cover price $6.99 | also contains Checkmate | About this edition: Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess seen through the eyes of a group of middle school kids whose self-published newspaper tells it like it is.
9780439916325 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, July 1, 2012), cover price $5.99 | also contains Checkmate | About this edition: In the second book of the CRUISERS series, Walter Dean Myers explores the world of competitive chess as seen through the eyes of a group of middle school misfits.

Prebinding:

9780606370301 | Turtleback Books, July 28, 2015, cover price $17.20 | also contains Checkmate | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Lyrical free verse and art by the Coretta Scott King Honor recipients and award-winning father-son creators of Harlem explore the diversity in people, wealth, dreams and desires that make up the United States and give it the unique character, charm and beauty revered the world over...read more

Prebinding:

9780606369633 | Turtleback Books, May 26, 2015, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Walter Dean Myers brilliantly renders the realities of World War II.Josiah Wedgewood and Marcus Perry are on their way to an uncertain future. Their whole lives are ahead of them, yet at the same time, death's whisper is everywhere...read more

Hardcover:

9780545384285 | Scholastic Pr, September 24, 2013, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Walter Dean Myers brilliantly renders the realities of World War II.

Paperback:

9780545384292 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, April 28, 2015), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Walter Dean Myers brilliantly renders the realities of World War II.
9780395662977, titled "Insight Guides: Beijing" | Apa Productions, March 1, 1993, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Insight Beijing (1993 ed.

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Product Description: New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius & Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live one's own dream. This touching and raw teen novel from the author of Monster, Kick, We Are America, Bad Boy, and many other celebrated literary works for children and teens is a Coretta Scott King Honor Book...read more

Hardcover:

9780061728235 | Amistad Pr, April 23, 2013, cover price $17.99
9780314097668, titled "Evidence Rules, 1996 1997: Federal Rules of Evidence and California Evidence Code" | West Group, April 1, 1996, cover price $15.55 | also contains Evidence Rules, 1996 1997: Federal Rules of Evidence and California Evidence Code

Paperback:

9780061728259 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, May 13, 2014), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author and Printz Award winner Walter Dean Myers once again connects with teenagers everywhere in Darius & Twig, a novel about friendship and needing to live one's own dream.

Library:

9780061728242 | Amistad Pr, April 23, 2013, cover price $18.89

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Product Description: New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers tackles the social contract from a teen’s perspective in his novel All the Right Stuff. In one of his most thought-provoking novels to date, Myers weaves together political philosophy, basketball, and making soup in Harlem, with the depth that defines his writing career...read more

Hardcover:

9780061960871 | Amistad Pr, April 24, 2012, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers tackles the social contract from a teen’s perspective in his novel All the Right Stuff.

Paperback:

9780061960895 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, April 23, 2013), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers tackles the social contract from a teen’s perspective in his novel All the Right Stuff.

Library:

9780061960888 | Amistad Pr, April 24, 2012, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: New York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers tackles the social contract from a teen’s perspective in his novel All the Right Stuff.

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Recounts the life of Malcolm X and considers his roles as an orator, convict, revolutionary, Muslim, and martyr

Paperback:

9780590662215 | Reprint edition (Polaris, January 1, 1999), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Recounts the life of Malcolm X and considers his roles as an orator, convict, revolutionary, Muslim, and martyr
9780590987592 | Polaris, January 1, 1999, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Recounts the life of Malcolm X and considers his roles as an orator, convict, revolutionary, Muslim, and martyr
9780590299121 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, January 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Recounts the life of Malcolm X and considers his roles as an orator, convict, revolutionary, Muslim, and martyr
9780590481090 | Scholastic, February 1, 1994, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Traces the life of the controversial Black leader, describes his involvement with the Nation of Islam, and looks at his speeches and assassination.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781620644508 | Unabridged edition (Audiogo, February 5, 2013), cover price $9.95 | also contains Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary

School and Library:

9780590464840 | Scholastic, January 1, 1993, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the controversial Black leader, describes his involvement with the Nation of Islam, and looks at his speeches and assassination

Prebinding:

9780785724483 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Traces the life of the controversial Black leader, describes his involvement with the Nation of Islam, and looks at his speeches and assassination.

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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.

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By Robbie Michaels (not applicable)

Paperback:

9781623809096 | Dreamspinner Pr, November 15, 2012, cover price $14.99

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Product Description: In the best-selling tradition of This is New York and My New York, this delightful book-length poem spreads the wonder and joy that is New York, as told through the words of its children. As part of an unprecedented series of workshops, New York City public school students were challenged to write about what it was like to live, learn, and play in New York City...read more
By Masha D'yans (illustrator), Melanie Marie Goodreaux (adapted by), Walter Dean Myers (foreword by) and Teachers & Writers Collaborative (editor)

Hardcover:

9780789320834 | Universe Pub, September 4, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the best-selling tradition of This is New York and My New York, this delightful book-length poem spreads the wonder and joy that is New York, as told through the words of its children.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Set on the hot city streets of Harlem in 1925, Mark Purvis is thrilled when he is given a simple job by Fats Waller, Harlem's musical genius, yet when the task goes wrong and a gangster ends up on his tail, young Mark thinks his days of impressing Fats with his skills on the saxophone may now be over...read more

Hardcover:

9780439368438 | Scholastic Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In 1920s Harlem, sixteen-year-old Mark Purvis, an aspiring jazz saxophonist, gets a summer job as an errand boy for the publishers of the groundbreaking African American magazine, 'The Crisis,' but soon finds himself on the enemy list of mobster Dutch Shultz.

Paperback:

9780439368445 | Reprint edition (Scholastic Pr, May 1, 2012), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Walter Dean Myers delivers a humorous, action-packed historical novel set during the Harlem Renaissance.

Prebinding:

9780606262231 | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2012, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: After writing more than one hundred books, it still amazes me that I have been lucky enough to spend most of my life doing what I truly love: writing.What makes a writer? The desire to tell a story, a love of language, an eye for detail, practice, practice, practice...read more

Hardcover:

9780062203892 | Harperteen, April 24, 2012, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: After writing more than one hundred books, it still amazes me that I have been lucky enough to spend most of my life doing what I truly love: writing.

Paperback:

9780062203908 | Harperfestival, April 24, 2012, cover price $7.99

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 17-year-old Lonnie Jackson sees the city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions as a possible escape from Harlem but fears the pressures that have sidelined his coach, Cal.

Paperback:

9780307976116 | Reprint edition (Ember, February 14, 2012), cover price $9.99
9780440938842 | Reissue edition (Laurel Leaf, December 1, 1989), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson sees the city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions as a possible escape from Harlem but fears the pressures that have sidelined his coach, Cal

Reinforced:

9780606030533 | Demco Media, December 1, 1989, cover price $14.55 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson sees the city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions as a possible escape from Harlem but fears the pressures that have sidelined his coach, Cal

Prebinding:

9780606248211 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, March 13, 2012), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
9781439522233 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: A teenage basketball player from Harlem is befriended by a former professional player who, after being forced to quit because of a point shaving scandal, hopes to prevent other young athletes from repeating his mistake.
9780881038651 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson sees the city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions as a possible escape from Harlem but fears the pressures that have sidelined his coach, Cal

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Product Description: By the groundbreaking author of the award-winning Monster–a visionary who influenced and inspired a generation–this powerful and poignant short story collection celebrates African-American life in all its glory. On one block of 145th Street, things happen that don't happen anywhere else in the world...read more

Hardcover:

9780385321372 | Delacorte Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem

Paperback:

9780307976109 | Reprint edition (Ember, February 14, 2012), cover price $9.99 | also contains 145th Street: Short Stories | About this edition: By the groundbreaking author of the award-winning Monster–a visionary who influenced and inspired a generation–this powerful and poignant short story collection celebrates African-American life in all its glory.
9780440229162 | Reprint edition (Laurel Leaf, October 1, 2001), cover price $6.50 | About this edition: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem, sharing the lives of Peaches and her daughter Squeezie, Monkeyman, Mother Fletcher, Kitty, Billy, and Big Joe.

Library:

9780385905381 | Delacorte Pr, September 11, 2007, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem, sharing the lives of Peaches and her daughter Squeezie, Monkeyman, Mother Fletcher, Kitty, Billy, and Big Joe.

Prebinding:

9781439521151 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $15.50 | About this edition: A salty, wrenchingly honest collection of stories set on one block of 145th Street.
9780613368551 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem, sharing the lives of Peaches and her daughter Squeezie, Monkeyman, Mother Fletcher, Kitty, Billy, and Big Joe.

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Product Description: As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines. During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate for more Union soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln instituted a draft―a draft that would allow the wealthy to escape serving in the army by paying a $300 waiver, more than a year's income for the recent immigrant Irish...read more

Hardcover:

9781606840009 | Egmont USA, September 22, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.

Paperback:

9781606842096 | Reprint edition (Egmont USA, April 26, 2011), cover price $9.99 | also contains Riot, Riot | About this edition: As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.

Library:

9781606840429 | Egmont USA, September 22, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The Civil War is raging and in a desperate effort to find more recruits, the Union begins a draft - a draft with a difference.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Lockdown explores an unlikely friendship between 14 -year-old Progress inmate Reese and a man he meets through his work program at a local senior citizens' home. When Mr. Hooft is finally able to open up about his harrowing past, he gives Reese a way to reenvision his own future...read more

Hardcover:

9780061214806 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, February 2, 2010), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When I first got to Progress, it freaked me out to be locked in a room and unable to get out.

Library:

9780061214813 | Amistad Pr, February 1, 2010, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: When I first got to Progress, it freaked me out to be locked in a room and unable to get out.

Prebinding:

9780606153973 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, February 1, 2011), cover price $20.85 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.
By Christopher Myers (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060582913 | Amistad Pr, August 1, 2005, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.

Paperback:

9780060582937 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, November 1, 2006), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.

Miscellaneous:

9780062046895 | Harpercollins, November 2, 2010, cover price $14.99

Library:

9780060582920 | Amistad Pr, August 1, 2005, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Jesse pours his heart and soul into his sketchbook to make sense of life in his troubled Harlem neighborhood and the loss of a close friend.

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Product Description: These fifty-four poems, all in different voices but written by one hand, do sing. They make a joyful noise as the author honors the people-the nurses, students, soldiers, and ministers-of his beloved hometown, Harlem. Worship with Deacon Allen, who loves "a shouting church," and study with Lois Smith, who wants "a school named after me...read more

Hardcover:

9780823418534 | Holiday House, June 1, 2004, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Acclaimed writer Walter Dean Myers celebrates the people of Harlem with these powerful and soulful first-person poems in the voices of the residents who make up the legendary neighborhood: basketball players, teachers, mail carriers, jazz artists, maids,veterans, nannies, students, and more.

Paperback:

9780823422128 | Holiday House, November 15, 2008, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: These fifty-four poems, all in different voices but written by one hand, do sing.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781430109303 | Unabridged edition (Live Oak Media, August 30, 2010), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: These fifty-four poems, all in different voices but written by one hand, do sing.

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Product Description: Eighth grade is hard enough, but when you're a Cruiser, you're really put to the test. The launch of a new middle-grade series from bestselling award-winner Walter Dean Myers.Zander and his friends, Kambui, LaShonda, and Bobbi start their own newspaper, The Cruiser, as a means for speaking out, keeping the peace, and expressing what they believe...read more

Hardcover:

9780439916264, titled "The Cruisers" | Scholastic Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Eighth grade is hard enough, but when you're a Cruiser, you're really put to the test.

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