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Not understanding what he is told about the riches he sees in Accra, a poor country farmer decides his simple life is better.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Beth P. Wilson

Hardcover:

9780695804091 | Wilcox & Follett Book Co, May 1, 1974, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Not understanding what he is told about the riches he sees in Accra, a poor country farmer decides his simple life is better.

A Puerto Rican boy living in New York makes his first trip to Puerto Rico where he learns about yagua days.

Hardcover:

9780803797659 | Dial Books for Young Readers, May 1, 1976, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A Puerto Rican boy living in New York makes his first trip to Puerto Rico where he learns about yagua days.

Paperback:

9780803704572 | Reprint edition (Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1987), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: A Puerto Rican boy in New York makes his first trip to Puerto Rico where he learns about yagua days.

Library:

9780803797666 | Dutton Childrens Books, October 1, 1990, cover price $11.89 | About this edition: A Puerto Rican boy living in New York makes his first trip to Puerto Rico where he learns about yagua days.

Why Spiders Hide in Corners, The Ungrateful Man, How Abunawas Was Exiled, and The Prince Who Wanted the Moon are among the ten folktales gathered from different parts of the African continent

Library:

9780382033506 | Silver Burdett Pr, March 1, 1979, cover price $12.68 | About this edition: Why Spiders Hide in Corners, The Ungrateful Man, How Abunawas Was Exiled, and The Prince Who Wanted the Moon are among the ten folktales gathered from different parts of the African continent

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When his shadow steals his magic dust, Jahdu must try to recover it.

Hardcover:

9780688802462 | William Morrow & Co, October 1, 1980, cover price $8.50 | About this edition: Jahdu's magic dust, a powder that can put things to sleep and wake them up, is stolen by Jahdu's shadow and must be recovered

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Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.
By Valerie Flournoy, Juvenile Collection (other contributor) and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780803700970 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1985, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Tanya loves her grandmother's stories about the fabric scraps being used for a new quilt and, when her grandmother becomes ill, Tanya sets to work to finish the masterpiece

Library:

9780803700987 | Dutton Childrens Books, April 1, 1985, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Tanya loves her grandmother's stories about the fabric scraps being used for a new quilt and, when her grandmother becomes ill, Tanya sets to work to finish the masterpiece

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Product Description: Paperback, as pictured; number inside front cover; text is excellent (ch)

Paperback:

9780590034340 | Scholastic Paperbacks, December 1, 1987, cover price $2.95 | About this edition: Paperback, as pictured; number inside front cover; text is excellent (ch)

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The author retells classic Afro-American tales
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803704190 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1988, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Library:

9780803704206 | Dutton Childrens Books, March 1, 1988, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A retelling of the continuing adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

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The stone lion on Zion street, proud and fierce, instills fear and admiration in those who see it in the cold city fog.
By Julia Fields and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780689716935 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, October 1, 1993), cover price $4.95 | About this edition: The stone lion on Zion Street, proud and fierce, instills fear and admiration in those who see it in the cold city fog

School and Library:

9780689504143 | Margaret K McElderry, March 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A story in verse about a group of children who let their imaginations go so far that they scare themselves

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To win first prize, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her dance partner
By Pat McKissack and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780679826682 | Har/cas edition (Random House, January 1, 1992), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.

Paperback:

9780679883333 | Dragonfly, January 1, 1997, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.

Library:

9780394987651 | Random House Childrens Books, October 1, 1988, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner

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A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Robert D. San Souci

School and Library:

9780803706194 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1989, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded

Library:

9780803706200 | Dutton Childrens Books, September 1, 1989, cover price $15.89 | About this edition: A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded

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Rhyming verses ask the reader to purr like a cat, scratch like a dog, leap like a squirrel, and bark like a seal

Library:

9780803707740 | 1 edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, April 1, 1990), cover price $12.89 | About this edition: Rhyming verses ask the reader to purr like a cat, scratch like a dog, leap like a squirrel, and bark like a seal

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Spending a day outdoors, Anna revels in the joys of sun, sky, grass, flowers, berries, frogs, ants, and beetles

Paperback:

9780689714450 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, April 1, 1991), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Spending a day outdoors, Anna revels in the joys of sun, sky, grass, flowers, berries, frogs, ants, and beetles

School and Library:

9780027173604, titled "Wild, Wild Sunflower Child Anna" | Atheneum, October 1, 1987, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Anna, a little girl, spends a wonderful day outdoors, enjoying all the sights and sounds of nature in the summer, picking berries, and playing with the frogs in the creek

Reinforced:

9780606048477 | Demco Media, April 1, 1991, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: Spending a day outdoors, Anna revels in the joys of sun, sky, grass, flowers, berries, frogs, ants, and beetles

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A collection of animal tales first told by the Plains Indians, interwoven with factual information about the Lakota people

Hardcover:

9780803789739 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1992), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A collection of animal tales first told by the Plains Indians, interwoven with factual information about the Lakota people

Library:

9780803789746 | Reprint edition (Dial Books for Young Readers, January 1, 1992), cover price $13.89 | About this edition: A collection of animal tales first told by the Plains Indians, interwoven with factual information about the Lakota people

A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith
By Colin Eisler and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803710580 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith

Library:

9780803710597 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1992, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A selection of psalms, retold, chosen because they reflect David's life and faith

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Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Paperback:

9780316051071 | Reissue edition (Little Brown & Co, November 2, 1992), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Reinforced:

9780606022286 | Demco Media, November 1, 1992, cover price $18.05 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

Prebinding:

9780833595287 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: Presents six tales about Spider, including those which explain how he got a thin waist and a bald head and why he lives in ceilings and dark corners

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With the help of his friends Bush-rat and Turtle, smart and nimble Rabbit makes a fool of the mighty but slow-witted king of the forest.
By Verna Aardema and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140545937 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1993), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Rabbit, aided by her friends Turtle and Bush-rat, sets out to outwit Lion in order to feast on the honey in lion's calabash tree

Reinforced:

9780606028547 | Demco Media, January 1, 1993, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: Rabbit, aided by her friends Turtle and Bush-rat, sets out to outwit Lion in order to feast on the honey in lion's calabash tree

Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter--who grew up between the 1880's and the 1950's.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780064461344 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 1993), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A grandmother, a mother, and a daughter provide insight into the struggle of Black people to survive

Reinforced:

9780606025577 | Demco Media, January 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A grandmother, a mother, and a daughter provide insight into the struggle of Black people to survive

While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there

Reinforced:

9780606053501 | Demco Media, September 1, 1993, cover price $11.15 | also contains Home Place | About this edition: While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there
9780606123396 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, September 1, 1993), cover price $15.81 | also contains Home Place | About this edition: While out hiking, a family comes upon the site of an old house and finds some clues about the people that once lived there

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Having made a plan with Bear to spend the winter napping in a cozy home, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Nancy Willard

Paperback:

9780316941297 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1996), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Having made a plan to spend the winter with Bear napping in a cozy cave, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside.

School and Library:

9780316941136 | Little Brown & Co, September 1, 1993, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Having made a plan to spend the winter with Bear napping in a cozy cave, Rabbit finds himself too energetic to sleep and decides to join the world outside.

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In the fourth collection of Uncle Remus tales, the irrepressible Brer Rabbit gets a job and figures out how to get paid twice a day. By the award-winning author of To be a Slave.
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803713031 | Dial Books for Young Readers, January 1, 1994, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies

Library:

9780803713048 | Dial Books for Young Readers, January 1, 1994, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies

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Small children discover a remarkable underwater world in a colorful, interactive book with sea creatures that wiggle and swim with every turn of the page or pull of a tab, plus large, clear text and meticulous artwork.

Hardcover:

9780870446863 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, March 1, 1994, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Sea creatures wiggle and swim with the turn of the pages or pull of a tab

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Ernestine enjoys her trolley rides with her great-aunt Odessa to the railroad station to watch the North Carolina trains come in, and her entire family chips in to help her realize her dream of traveling to her birthplace. By the creators of Back Home.
By Gloria Jean Pinkney and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780803711983 | Dial Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1994, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Ernestine, who loves going to the railroad station and watching the trains come and go, finally realizes her dream of going on a train trip

Library:

9780803711990 | Dial Books for Young Readers, June 1, 1994, cover price $14.89 | About this edition: Ernestine, who loves going to the railroad station and watching the trains come and go, finally realizes her dream of going on a train trip

Biography of Mary Jane McLeod Bethune who made numerous contributions to education for Afro-Americans.
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606065597 | Demco Media, August 1, 1994, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: An overview of the life of the renowned educator highlights her determined efforts to create schools and expanded educational opportunities for black students

By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780590487504 | Scholastic Educational, March 1, 1995, cover price $4.95

Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606078375 | Demco Media, May 1, 1995, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love

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