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Product Description: Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Integral to the Freedom Summer of 1964, Ms. Hamer gave a speech at the Democratic National Convention that, despite President Johnson’s interference, aired on national TV news and spurred the nation to support the Freedom Democrats...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781520016740 | Dreamscape Media Llc, June 21, 2016, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Despite fierce prejudice and abuse, even being beaten to within an inch of her life, Fannie Lou Hamer was a champion of civil rights from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

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Paperback:

9780373806898, titled "Saxon's Lady" | Harlequin Books, August 1, 1999, cover price $4.50 | also contains Saxon''s Lady

School and Library:

9780763665319 | Candlewick Pr, August 4, 2015, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: Throughout their father’s twenty-two month campaign for president, Malia and Sasha Obama begged their parents for a dog. Finally, when their father became the 44th President of the United States, he rewarded their patience and good behavior in his victory speech: "Malia and Sasha will get their new puppy...read more

Paperback:

9781477847626 | Reprint edition (Amazon Childrens Pub, June 9, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Throughout their father’s twenty-two month campaign for president, Malia and Sasha Obama begged their parents for a dog.

School and Library:

9780761456360 | Amazon Childrens Pub, November 20, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Throughout their father’s twenty-two month campaign for president, Malia and Sasha Obama begged their parents for a dog.

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At age three, Oprah began performing in churches, becoming known to adoring crowds as the Little Speaker. When she was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, she answered, "I want to be paid to talk." Here is the story of Oprah Winfrey’s childhood, a story about a little girl on a Mississippi pig farm who grew up to be the "Queen of Talk." The host of the Emmy Award–winning Oprah Winfrey Show , she currently directs a media empire that includes television and movie productions, magazines, a book club, and radio shows. An author’s note is included.

Paperback:

9781477847596 | Reissue edition (Amazon Childrens Pub, May 19, 2015), cover price $9.99

School and Library:

9780761456322 | Amazon Childrens Pub, March 1, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: At age three, Oprah began performing in churches, becoming known to adoring crowds as the Little Speaker.

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Product Description: Take a walk through Harlem's Sugar Hill and meet all the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary. With upbeat rhyming, read-aloud text, Sugar Hill celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African Americans first called home during the 1920s...read more

Library:

9781489624192 | Weigl Pub Inc, July 15, 2014, cover price $34.28 | About this edition: Take a walk through Harlem's Sugar Hill and meet all the amazing people who made this neighborhood legendary.

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Product Description: From his childhood in Indonesia to his teenage years in Hawaii, from his father’s homeland of Kenya to the halls of Harvard Law School and, later, the South Side of Chicago, Barack Obama searched for a place where he belonged. His search led him to the White House, where, as president, he would fight for "the god-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness...read more

Paperback:

9781477847633 | Two Lions, June 3, 2014, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: From his childhood in Indonesia to his teenage years in Hawaii, from his father’s homeland of Kenya to the halls of Harvard Law School and, later, the South Side of Chicago, Barack Obama searched for a place where he belonged.

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Product Description: Written in free verse, this book tells the life of Michelle Obama from her birth and early years in Chicago through her career and early marriage to Barack Obama and ends with his inauguration.

Paperback:

9781477847619 | Amazon Childrens Pub, June 3, 2014, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Written in free verse, this book tells the life of Michelle Obama from her birth and early years in Chicago through her career and early marriage to Barack Obama and ends with his inauguration.

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Product Description: From his childhood in Indonesia to his teenage years in Hawaii, from his father’s homeland of Kenya to the halls of Harvard Law School and, later, the South Side of Chicago, Barack Obama searched for a place where he belonged. His search led him to the White House, where, as president, he would fight for "the god-given promise that all are equal, all are free, and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness...read more

School and Library:

9780761456414 | Amazon Childrens Pub, April 1, 2010, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: From his childhood in Indonesia to his teenage years in Hawaii, from his father’s homeland of Kenya to the halls of Harvard Law School and, later, the South Side of Chicago, Barack Obama searched for a place where he belonged.

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Product Description: Wendell O. Scott made history as the only black driver to win a race in a NASCAR Grand National (now Spring Cup) division. Born in Danville, Virginia, he scrimped and saved to buy his first car, a Model T, at age fourteen. Although he "loved to turn the wheel of a racecar, work magic on an engine, and then push it faster than it was ever meant to go," he never had the resources or sponsorship to buy a brand-new racecar...read more

School and Library:

9780761454656 | Two Lions, October 20, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Wendell O.

Product Description: When ships were in trouble off the treacherous coast of North Carolinas Outer Banks, the courageous black lifesavers at Pea Island Station were first on the sceneand in the water. Through raging storms, pitch-black nights, and hurricanes, these surfmen performed amazing, death-defying rescues...read more

Paperback:

9781933491110 | Reprint edition (Sankofa Books, September 1, 2008), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: When ships were in trouble off the treacherous coast of North Carolinas Outer Banks, the courageous black lifesavers at Pea Island Station were first on the sceneand in the water.

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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.

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School and Library:

9780805079944 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, April 1, 2008, cover price $17.99

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Told through the voice of a fictional eyewitness, the tragic events of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Alabama in 1963 by the Ku Klux Klan and its effects on the Civil Rights Movement is presented to middle readers through poetic verse and archival photographs.

School and Library:

9781590784402 | Wordsong, September 1, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Describes the feelings of a fictional character who witnessed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombings in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

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