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Product Description: Jimi Hendrix was many things: a superstar, a rebel, a hero, an innovator. But first, he was a boy named Jimmy who loved to draw and paint and listen to records. A boy who played air guitar with a broomstick and longed for a real guitar of his own...read more
By Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

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9780618852796 | Clarion Books, October 4, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Jimi Hendrix was many things: a superstar, a rebel, a hero, an innovator.

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Product Description: In this modern retelling of the Swan Lake ballet, acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers explores the sweet/sharp spark of love between two teens.A boy searches for his newfound love among the city streets, to find that, unwarily, she's been caught in the arms of an evil street lord who means her harm...read more
By Walter Dean Myers and Javaka Steptoe (contributor)

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9780590680417 | Scholastic Pr, January 1, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: In this modern retelling of the Swan Lake ballet, acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers explores the sweet/sharp spark of love between two teens.

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Product Description: Here it comes! Cool drops splash down, scattering the grown-ups. But the children love romping in the rain, until―BOOM! This joyous, rhyming poem captures the many delights of a rainy day.
By Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

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9780805067958 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Here it comes!

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Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party.

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9781584302629 | Lee & Low Books, August 31, 2005, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party.

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9781584300472 | Lee & Low Books, April 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party.

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9780606347525, titled "Jones Family Express" | Demco Media, August 31, 2005, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: Steven adores listening to stories about his Aunt Carolyn's travels but has always been too young to go on a trip with her.

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9781417744824, titled "Jones Family Express" | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2005, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: Steven tries to find just the right present for Aunt Carolyn in time for the annual block party.

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Product Description: A beautiful cloth book illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe, created especially for African-American babies!My sweet baby,My honey bun,I love you forever,My precious one...With delightful text and illustrations of African-American children, this book also features six padded petals--each with its own color and texture--for babies to touch and explore...read more
By Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780439650861 | Mus toy edition (Cartwheel Books, November 17, 2004), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A beautiful cloth book illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Javaka Steptoe, created especially for African-American babies!

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When two best friends get into a fight and stand fast on their front porch in anticipation of an apology, the only thing that gets them to budge is the sound of an exciting game of double-dutch, in a touching story about being and having a best friend.
By Karen English and Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

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9780395985274 | Clarion Books, May 24, 2004, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: After having a fight, two friends spend the day ignoring each other, until the lure of a game of jump rope helps them to forget about being mad.

In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace. Folami Abiade, Dinah Johnson, Carole Boston Weatherford, Dakari Hru, Michael Burgess, E. Ethelbert Miller, Lenard D. Moore, David Anderson, Angela Johnson, Sonia Sanchez, and Davida Adedjouma all contribute. Javaka Steptoe, who also offers a poem, employs an inventive range of media to bring each of the poems to life. In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall testifies to the powerful bond between father and child, recognizing family as our greatest gift, and identifying fathers as being among our most influential heroes.

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9781591125396 | Pck edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2003), cover price $47.95
9781591123163 | Pap/com edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this intergenerational collection of poetry by new and established African American writers, fatherhood is celebrated with honor, humor, and grace.

A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson, E. Ethelbert Miller, Carole Boston Weatherford, and others
By Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

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9780874998955, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Har/cas edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2002), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers.

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9780874998962, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2002), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of poems celebrating African-American fathers.
9781584300168, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Reprint edition (Lee & Low Books, January 1, 2001), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson, E.

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9781880000311, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Lee & Low Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson, E.

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9780606204873, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Demco Media, February 1, 2002, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson, E.

Prebinding:

9780613333009, titled "In Daddy's Arms I Am Tall: African Americans Celebrating Fathers" | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $20.80 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers by Angela Johnson, E.

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A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers.

Paperback:

9780874998948 | Pap/cas edition (Live Oak Media, January 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems celebrating African American fathers.

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Poems and haiku verses provides glimpses of life in the city.
By Nikki Grimes and Javaka Steptoe (illustrator)

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9780395938683 | Clarion Books, January 22, 2001, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Poems and haiku verses illustrated with cut paper and found object collage provide glimpses of life in the city.

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