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Product Description: Come meet the good, the bad, and the ugly―yes, germs!There’s so much to discover about germs. Did you know that germs make your stomach growl as they break down your food? Or that they can travel the world on anything from fleas and ticks to trains and buses? Told from the perspective of Sam the Salmonella, this informative picture book introduces young readers to helpful and harmful germs, exploring their discovery; the breakout of historic diseases; the invention of pasteurization, vaccination, and penicillin; and other fascinating details about the world of microscopic organisms...read more
By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780805079159 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, January 10, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Come meet the good, the bad, and the ugly―yes, germs!

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Product Description: You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherford's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780802723680 | Bloomsbury USA, January 3, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: You can be a King.

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Product Description: Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz. Although his New Orleans neighborhood was poor in nearly everything else, it was rich in superb music. Young Louis took it all in, especially the cornet blowing of  Joe "King" Oliver...read more
By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823434282 | Holiday House, February 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Louis Armstrong has been called the most important improviser in the history of jazz.

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Product Description: Nothing says Christmas like a Christmas tree, and the Rockefeller Center tree in New York City has said it beautifully since 1931. But how does the tree get there? One year, the tugboat captain (and author) George Matteson, his wife, and their daughter traveled by tug to fetch the giant tree...read more

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9780544555488 | Reprint edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 15, 2015), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Nothing says Christmas like a Christmas tree, and the Rockefeller Center tree in New York City has said it beautifully since 1931.

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9780618992157 | Clarion Books, October 30, 2012, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Nothing says Christmas like a Christmas tree, and the Rockefeller Center tree in New York City has said it beautifully since 1931.

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Product Description: Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureIn this moving picture book from multi-award winning author Jacqueline Woodson, a young girl and her grandmother prepare for a very special day--the one day a month they get to visit the girl's father in prison...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator) and Jacqueline Woodson

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9780147516084 | Puffin, August 11, 2015, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s LiteratureIn this moving picture book from multi-award winning author Jacqueline Woodson, a young girl and her grandmother prepare for a very special day--the one day a month they get to visit the girl's father in prison.
9780590552622 | 1 edition (Scholastic, March 1, 2001), cover price $10.01 | About this edition: A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison.

School and Library:

9780590400053 | Scholastic, October 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison.

By James Ransome (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780345339607, titled "The Lure of the Basikisk" | Reissue edition (Ballantine Books, August 1, 1988), cover price $3.95 | also contains The Lure of the Basikisk

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Product Description: The remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, an iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements.Written in the fiery and eloquent voice of Sojourner Truth herself, My Name Is Truth will captivate readers just as Sojourner's passionate words enthralled her listeners...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780361028004, titled "Alice in Wonderland / Through the Looking Glass" | G L C Pub Ltd, June 1, 1983, cover price $8.95 | also contains Alice in Wonderland / Through the Looking Glass | About this edition: Lewis Carroll's classic Alice In Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass are performed by Cybil Shepherd and Lynn Redgrave.

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9780060758981 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 20, 2015, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, an iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements.

Library:

9780060758998 | Harpercollins, January 20, 2015, cover price $18.89 | About this edition: The remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth, an iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements.

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Product Description: "... an engaging book that will empower readers in both large and small software development and engineering organizations to build security into their products. ... Readers are armed with firm solutions for the fight against cyber threats...read more
By Anmol Misra, James Ransome, Howard Schmidt (foreword by) and Brook Schoenfield (contributor)

Hardcover:

9781466560956 | Auerbach Pub, December 9, 2013, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: ".

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Product Description: The story of one family’s journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope will become part of her family’s history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used for everything from jump rope games to tying suitcases onto a car for the big move north to New York City, and even for a family reunion where that first little girl is now a grandmother...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator)

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9780399239861 | Penguin Group USA, August 29, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The story of one family’s journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer.

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Product Description: Amazing Pictures, and Stories of True Ghost Tales in Gloucester, and Rockport, Massachusetts.

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9781475273649 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 1, 2012, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Amazing Pictures, and Stories of True Ghost Tales in Gloucester, and Rockport, Massachusetts.

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Product Description: A lovely tribute to elementary school teachers A great teacher is the best gift of all, according to the narrator of this warm look inside an urban classroom. Her teacher encourages the students to write stories, listen to jazz music, help in their neighborhood, celebrate different kinds of families, and build their own class library...read more

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9780803732599 | Dial Books for Young Readers, April 26, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A lovely tribute to elementary school teachers A great teacher is the best gift of all, according to the narrator of this warm look inside an urban classroom.

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Product Description: "Belle, tonight was special. I could feel all of those folks with me. I want us to feel this way all the time. I want to sing in a place where black people and white people aren't kept apart," Grandmama said. "That's the kind of world I want for you...read more

Hardcover:

9780688175634 | Amistad Pr, January 3, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "Belle, tonight was special.

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This inspirational picture book biography follows a young, poor boy named Edson as he overcomes many challenges and obstacles in his life to become the world champion soccer star Pelé.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780375835995 | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 25, 2007, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of Pelâe, the Brazillian who has been called the king of soccer.

Library:

9780375935992 | Schwartz & Wade Books, September 25, 2007, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of Pelâe, the Brazillian who has been called the king of soccer.

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Product Description: Filled with new and beloved poems, stories, songs, and more, here is a beautiful collection of prose and verse that celebrates the Christmas season. You'll find the classics here, such as Silent Night, Deck the Halls, and The Twelve Days of Christmas, as well as new stories by the talents of Pam Munoz Ryan, Joseph Bruchac, Katherine Paterson, Nancy Willard, and others...read more
By James Ransome (compiler)

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9780805066210 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, September 28, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Filled with new and beloved poems, stories, songs, and more, here is a beautiful collection of prose and verse that celebrates the Christmas season.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A powerful tribute with rousing, inspiring text and gorgeous illustrations commemorates the American experience before, during, and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Hardcover:

9780060555191 | Amistad Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Text and illustrations commemorate the American experience of African Americans before, during, and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Prebinding:

9780606091442 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2010, cover price $18.40 | also contains This Is the Dream | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A powerful tribute with rousing, inspiring text and gorgeous illustrations commemorates the American experience before, during, and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Paperback:

9780060555214 | 1 edition (Amistad Pr, December 22, 2009), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: "With courage they rallied and answered the call .

Library:

9780060555207 | Amistad Pr, January 1, 2006, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: Text and illustrations commemorate the American experience of African Americans before, during, and after the Civil Rights Movement.

Prebinding:

9780606091442 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2010, cover price $18.40 | also contains This Is the Dream | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North.
By James Ransome (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606086264 | Demco Media, August 1, 1995, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: A young slave stitches a quilt with a map pattern which guides her to freedom in the North.

Prebinding:

9781439555460 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780060570743 | Collins, July 1, 2008, cover price $16.99

Library:

9780060570750 | Collins, July 1, 2008, cover price $17.89

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Product Description: What is the noise I hear, that wakens me, that shakens me, the noise, I hear, in the dark ... Is it the owl, the cat, or the rabbit? Lyrical prose by Ferida Wolff and richly textured paintings by Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist James Ransome invite young readers to come along and explore the magical world that opens up between dusk and dawn...read more
By James Ransome (illustrator) and Ferida Wolff

Paperback:

9780153519499, titled "It Is the Wind: Harcourt School Publishers Storytown" | Houghton Mifflin School, October 1, 2005, cover price $10.10 | About this edition: What is the noise I hear, that wakens me, that shakens me, the noise, I hear, in the dark .

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With the moon hanging high in the sky, a young boy listens to the diverse nighttime sounds coming through his window while trying to settle in for a good night’s rest, in a lyrical bedtime tale with full-color illustrations.
By James Ransome (illustrator) and Ferida Wolff

Hardcover:

9780060281915 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, April 1, 2005, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: At night the sounds of various animals lull a child to sleep.

Library:

9780060281922 | Harpercollins, April 1, 2005, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: At night the sounds of various animals lull a child to sleep.

Product Description: The colonial period in America (1607-1763) spanned more than 150 years and brought great changes in the lives of African-American slaves, In the 1600s, slaves could buy their freedom and could even become property owners and slave owners, but as the years passed, such rights were gradually revoked...read more

Hardcover:

9780688102661 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, January 1, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of African Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763, and includes a chronology of significant events.

Paperback:

9780060585549 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 1, 2005), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of African-Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763 and includes a chronology of significant events.

Library:

9780060293611 | Harpercollins, January 1, 2001, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: Discusses the changing roles, rights, and contributions of African Americans in the United States during the colonial period from 1607 to 1763, and includes a chronology of significant events.

Prebinding:

9781417643202 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2005, cover price $16.75 | About this edition: The colonial period in America (1607-1763) spanned more than 150 years and brought great changes in the lives of African-American slaves, In the 1600s, slaves could buy their freedom and could even become property owners and slave owners, but as the years passed, such rights were gradually revoked.

By James Ransome (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9780080521190 | Digital Pr, February 1, 2004, cover price $67.95

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Introduces the life of the African-American bicycle racer, Marshall 'The Black Whirlwind' Taylor, who won the 1899 World Championship title at the age of twenty-one.
By Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780689831591 | Atheneum, December 30, 2003, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Introduces the life of the African American bicycle racer who won the 1899 World Championship title.

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Offers a diverse collection of stories from Ghana, Nigeria, the Congo, and other African nations that expresses wisdom, humor, courage, and diversity, and is enhanced with full-color illustrations of the rich settings of the continent.

Hardcover:

9780060249298 | Amistad Pr, January 1, 2004, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A collection of African folktales originating in the storytelling tradition.

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Shows how archaeologists and historians sift through corn cobs and root cellars, study songs and quilts, and use the latest technology to reconstruct the secret Underground Railroad, offering a fresh look at the escape routes used by American slaves. (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780812626735 | 1 edition (Cricket Books, April 1, 2003), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Shows how archaeologists and historians sift through root cellars, study songs and quilts, and use the latest technology to reconstruct the Underground Railroad, offering a look at the escape routes used by American slaves.

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