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Product Description: From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. A voracious reader, Lincoln spent every spare moment of his days filling his mind with knowledge, from history to literature to mathematics, preparing himself to one day lead the country he loved toward greater equality and prosperity...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Doreen Rappaport

Paperback:

9781484749586 | Reprint edition (Disney Pr, January 12, 2016), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong.

School and Library:

9781423104087 | Disney Pr, November 11, 2008, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong.

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Product Description: Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity...read more

School and Library:

9780062298898 | Balzer & Bray, March 3, 2015, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.

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Product Description: The magnificent, inspiring story of anAMERICAN SPORTS HERO, by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pena.On the eve of World War II, African-American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780147510617 | Puffin, December 26, 2013, cover price $8.99 | also contains A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis | About this edition: The magnificent, inspiring story of anAMERICAN SPORTS HERO, by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pena.

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Product Description: On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany...read more
By Matt De La Pena and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781629236230 | Dvd edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, September 30, 2014), cover price $38.99 | About this edition: On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany.

Paperback:

9780147510617 | Puffin, December 26, 2013, cover price $8.99 | also contains A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis | About this edition: The magnificent, inspiring story of anAMERICAN SPORTS HERO, by Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Pena.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781629238487 | Unabridged edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, June 17, 2014), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: On the eve of World War II, African American boxer Joe Louis fought German Max Schmeling in a bout that had more at stake than just the world heavyweight title; for much of America their fight came to represent America's war with Germany.

School and Library:

9780803731677 | Dial Books for Young Readers, January 20, 2011, cover price $17.99

Prebinding:

9780606341691 | Reprint edition (Turtleback Books, December 26, 2013), cover price $19.65 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 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.

Library:

9780061730764 | Harpercollins, September 27, 2011, cover price $20.89 | About this edition: Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews.

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: 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.

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

School and Library:

9781416989554 | Simon & Schuster, January 13, 2009, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The black and white images throughout are personal reflections, uniquely felt and rendered by award winning artist Kadir Nelson.

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.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

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: A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookFrom 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)

Hardcover:

9780375858871 | Har/com re edition (Schwartz & Wade Books, October 9, 2012), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor BookFrom Dr.

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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: Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta Scott knew 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 of change through nonviolent protest...read more
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 | About this edition: Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta Scott knew the unfairness of life in the segregated south.

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: “Nelson’s pictures, a jaw-dropping union of African textiles collaged with oil paintings, brilliantly capture the villagers’ clothing and the greening landscape…This is, in a word, stunning.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Nelson’s (We Are the Ship) breathtaking portraits of Maathai often have a beatific quality; bright African textiles represent fields, mountains, and Maathai’s beloved trees…Napoli (The Earth Shook) creates a vivid portrait of the community from which Maathai’s tree-planting mission grows...read more
By Donna Jo Napoli and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781416935056 | Simon & Schuster, January 5, 2010, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: “Nelson’s pictures, a jaw-dropping union of African textiles collaged with oil paintings, brilliantly capture the villagers’ clothing and the greening landscape…This is, in a word, stunning.

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Product Description: Sharon Robinson, the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, has crafted a hearwarming, true story about growing up with her father.When Jackie Robinson retires from baseball and moves his family to Connecticut, the beautiful lake on their property is the center of everyone's fun...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Sharon Robinson

School and Library:

9780545052511 | 1 edition (Scholastic Pr, October 1, 2009), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Sharon Robinson, the daughter of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, has crafted a hearwarming, true story about growing up with her father.

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By Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee and Kadir Nelson (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780547009124, titled "Please, Puppy, Please: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys" | Houghton Mifflin School, April 9, 2009, cover price $7.30

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: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field. It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the first half of the twentieth century...read more
By Dion Graham (narrator) and Kadir Nelson

CD/Spoken Word:

9781423375371 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 30, 2009), cover price $42.97 | About this edition: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.
9781423375395 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 30, 2009), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.

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Product Description: Big...small...quiet...loud...feathered, flippered, or furred.... All God's critters have a place in the choir! And this jubilant and raucous bunch is waiting for you to join in because everybody has a part to sing. It doesn't matter if you sing like a bird...read more
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Bill Staines

School and Library:

9780689869594 | Simon & Schuster, January 27, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Big.

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Product Description: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field. It is a perfect mirror for the social and political history of black America in the first half of the twentieth century...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781423375364 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 30, 2009), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.
9781423375388 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 30, 2009), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The story of Negro League baseball is the story of gifted athletes and determined owners; of racial discrimination and international sportsmanship; of fortunes won and lost; of triumphs and defeats on and off the field.

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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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Product Description: This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman's strength, humility, and devotion. With proper reverence, Weatherford and Nelson do justice to the woman who, long ago, earned over and over the name Moses.

Prebinding:

9781435256446 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 25, 2008), cover price $20.39 | About this edition: This poetic book is a resounding tribute to Tubman's strength, humility, and devotion.

Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man named Jabe who was found as a young boy by Addy in a basket in the river and who did wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.
By Kadir Nelson (illustrator) and Jerdine Nolen

Reinforced:

9780606296885 | Demco Media, March 1, 2004, cover price $15.85 | 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 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.
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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Miscellaneous:

9781602526105 | Findaway World Llc, July 1, 2007, cover price $44.99

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