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9780062298898 | Balzer & Bray, March 3, 2015, cover price $18.99

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Product Description: Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul—the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews—now features eight pages of discussion and curriculum material...read more

Paperback:

9780061730795 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, December 23, 2013), cover price $8.99 | also contains Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans | About this edition: Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul—the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews—now features eight pages of discussion and curriculum material.

Prebinding:

9780606350501 | Turtleback Books, December 23, 2013, cover price $19.65 | also contains Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans, Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and powerless...read more

Hardcover:

9788426140692 | Juventud, May 15, 2014, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa.

Paperback:

9780062246363 | Katherine Tegen Books, January 2, 2013, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In this picture book biography, award-winning author and illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of Mandela, a global icon, in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.

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Product Description: Young Hewitt Anderson is sweet, smart, polite—and very, very small. This warmly humorous tale is “proof that, when it comes to heart, physical size isn’t the whole story” (Kirkus Reviews).Descended from a long line of giants, the J...read more

Paperback:

9781442460355 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 1, 2013), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Young Hewitt Anderson is sweet, smart, polite—and very, very small.

School and Library:

9780689868665 | Simon & Schuster, January 6, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all.

The black and white images throughout are personal reflections, uniquely felt and rendered by award winning artist Kadir Nelson. They are accompanied by the uplifting words of Barack Obama and commemorate the movement and the moment that have changed our history. It's a celebration of the power of inspiration. It's a celebration of how far we have come and how determined we are to look ahead. It's a celebration of pride, hope and joy personally felt and publically shared. Most of all it's a celebration of the 44th president - a new president and a new chapter in the American story.

Miscellaneous:

9781439155837 | Simon & Schuster, December 31, 2012, cover price $12.99 | also contains Change Has Come: An Artist Celebrates Our American Spirit

Prebinding:

9781439589069 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $17.39 | About this edition: The black and white images throughout are personal reflections, uniquely felt and rendered by award winning artist Kadir Nelson.

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Product Description: From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and peace to the youngest among us—those who will one day carry his dream forward for everyone...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Library:

9780375958878 | Reprint edition (Schwartz & Wade Books, October 9, 2012), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: From Dr.

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Product Description: [Read by Nadia May -aka- Wanda McCaddon] This retelling in prose of twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays was originally published just for children. Keeping Shakespeare's own words whenever possible but making the plots and language easily understandable, this very listenable collection has entertained and informed generations of adults as well...read more
By Wanda McCaddon (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781441744432 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Nadia May -aka- Wanda McCaddon] This retelling in prose of twenty of Shakespeare's thirty-seven plays was originally published just for children.

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Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta knew, too well, the unfairness of life in the segregated south. A yearning for equality began to grow. Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision and a journey—with dreams of freedom for all. This extraordinary union of poetic text by Ntozake Shange and monumental artwork by Kadir Nelson captures the movement for civil rights in the United States and honors its most elegant inspiration, Coretta Scott.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780061253645 | Katherine Tegen Books, January 1, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta knew, too well, the unfairness of life in the segregated south.

Paperback:

9780061253669 | Reprint edition (Katherine Tegen Books, December 27, 2011), cover price $6.99

Library:

9780061253652 | Katherine Tegen Books, January 1, 2009, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta knew, too well, the unfairness of life in the segregated south.

By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780152054526 | Harcourt Childrens Books, October 1, 2011, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature...read more

Paperback:

9780142416358 | Reprint edition (Puffin, April 30, 2013), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.

School and Library:

9780803728509 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 8, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: An illustrated version of the well-known song that began as a spiritual and is now sung in churches, camps, schools, and has been recorded by opera singers, country artists, and children's performers.

Product Description: Debbie Allen's contemporary retelling of the classic tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses with illustrations from Kadir Nelson! Reverend Knight can't understand why his twelve sons' sneakers are torn to threads each and every morning, and the boys aren't talking...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606225281 | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: In this contemporary retelling of the fairy tale 'Twelve Dancing Princesses,' an African American reverend in Harlem endeavors to discover why the shoes of his twelve sons are worn to pieces every morning.

Prebinding:

9781442003583 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Debbie Allen's contemporary retelling of the classic tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses with illustrations from Kadir Nelson!

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Product Description: Marcus is excited! His class is about to meet a professional basketball player, just what Marcus plans on being when he grows up. But his hero says some surprising things about school and sports. In this engaging chapter book an African American boy learns to turn his hoop dreams into realistic, achievable ones...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Prebinding:

9781439590041 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Marcus is excited!

By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Prebinding:

9781435273610 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 9, 2008), cover price $15.99

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Follows Harriet Tubman's spiritual journey to freedom as she, leaving her family behind, escaped from slavery and helped many others break free from forced servitude via the Underground Railroad, in this inspirational picture book filled with paintings that depict strength, hope, and healing. Teacher's Guide available.

School and Library:

9780786851751 | Jump at the Sun, September 1, 2006, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude.

Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

Hardcover:

9780688136628 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 2000, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

Paperback:

9780060540616 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

Library:

9780688136635 | Harpercollins, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

Prebinding:

9781435265158 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $15.99 | also contains Big Jabe
9780613714624 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $18.40 | also contains Big Jabe | About this edition: Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

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Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building metal structures, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado. A Coretta Scott King Honor Book. Reprint.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Jerdine Nolen

Paperback:

9780152060060 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 2007), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.

School and Library:

9780152164720 | Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 2003, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.

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After a bad luck streak and series of strikeouts, Jonathan is losing faith in himself and his team, but when he gets an inspiring lecture from his friend's uncle, Jonathan's new perspective on playing the game greatly improves his performance and the attitude of his teammates in the process. 100,000 first printing.
By Deloris Jordan, Michael Jordan (introduced by), Roslyn M. Jordan and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689870163 | Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman, January 23, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Jonathan's friend Michael, Michael's parents, and Jonathan's family help him do his best in the Badgers' big baseball game.

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When his family is sold during the era of slavery, a determined young boy who dreams of freedom ships himself in a wooden box to a place up north in the hopes of living the life he always wanted, in an inspiring story about one of the Underground Railroad's most amazing escapes.
By Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780439777339 | Scholastic Pr, January 1, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry 'Box' Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

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A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed.

Hardcover:

9781416949114 | Board book edition (Little Simon, September 18, 2007), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed.

Paperback:

9780689834578 | Simon & Schuster, March 21, 2006, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed.

Prebinding:

9781439583289 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

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When two toddlers take on the responsibility of caring for their first pet, a precocious little pup, the little ones quickly realize that they are going to have their hands full as they chase after the energetic new family member who prefers to live by his own rules!
By Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689868047 | Simon & Schuster, October 18, 2005, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Two toddlers have fun with their puppy.

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When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator), Jerdine Nolen and Elise Primavera (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780152016692 | Harcourt Childrens Books, April 1, 2005, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all.

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The lyrics of a Grammy winner's hit single are joined with stunning pencil and oil illustrations to celebrate the dignity, integrity, and honor of being a father. Reprint.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Will Smith

Paperback:

9780439669436 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, December 20, 2004), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Celebrates the dignity, integrity, and honor of being a father.

School and Library:

9780439087926 | Scholastic, May 1, 2001, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Celebrates the dignity, integrity, and honor of being a father.

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Hearing that the slavers are making their way to their village deep within the forest, young Abekenile looks to her elders for guidance and decides to stay with the few villagers who remain in order to help them in their stand for freedom. Reprint.
By Ann Grifalconi and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780142401903 | Reprint edition (Puffin, December 29, 2004), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Hearing that the slavers are making their way to their village deep within the forest, young Abekenile looks to her elders for guidance and decides to stay with the few villagers who remain in order to help them in their stand for freedom.

School and Library:

9780803726239 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In southeastern Africa, a young Yao girl and her mother find a way for their fellow villagers to escape approaching slave traders.

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A poem from a poet's first collection of poetry evokes a heartfelt homage to the community of talented artists that frequented her childhood home and is enhanced by the artwork of the illustrator of Please, Baby, Please.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Ntozake Shange

School and Library:

9780689828843 | 1 edition (Simon & Schuster, January 1, 2004), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A poem from the author's first collection of poetry pays tribute to the community of talented artists that frequented her childhood home.

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Written by the basketball superstar's mother, this book offers young readers the story of how a young Michael Jordan overcame his difficulties as one of the shortest players on the court by practicing with his father and learning to play the best game he could. Reprint.

Paperback:

9780689834196 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, November 1, 2003), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Young Michael Jordan, who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important than size when playing the game of basketball.

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