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9781426306228 | Reprint edition (Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, December 30, 2018), cover price $8.95

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Illustrations and text in verse introduce the heritage and history of African Americans, arranged to highlight the letters of the alphabet and concentrating on famous African Americans.
By Roger James (illustrator) and Craig Thompson

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9780931761720 | Beckham Pubns, December 1, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Illustrations and text in verse introduce the heritage and history of African Americans, arranged to highlight the letters of the alphabet and concentrating on famous African Americans.

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Product Description: Africa is where the first people were born. It has many resources, from diamonds to corn. The book is a bright-colored, quick rhyming journey through the lives of history makers: billionaire businessman Reginald Lewis, Harlem Renaissance novelist Zora Neale Hurston, entertainment powerhouse Oprah Winfrey, and others leap from the pages...read more
By Roger James (illustrator) and Craig Thompson

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9780931761959 | Beckham Pubns, October 1, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Africa is where the first people were born.

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Product Description: Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Adrian PetersonAuthor: Schuh, MariPublisher: Bearport Pub Co IncPublication Date: 2013/01/01Number of Pages: 24Binding Type: LIBRARYLibrary of Congress: 2012035406

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9781617727184 | Bearport Pub Co Inc, January 1, 2013, cover price $23.93 | About this edition: Book annotation not available for this title.

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Product Description: Neil McEwan has made a forceful and distinctive entry to the discussion of African fiction with this book. He benefits throughout from the depth and extent of his reading in the general literature of criticism. Few earlier critics of the African novel, indigenous or foreign, have had this grounding in the theory of the subject which, despite the protests of the more chauvinistic commentators, does illuminate the reading of any literature, however different or autonomous it may claim to be...read more

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9780391029224 | Humanities Pr, April 1, 1984, cover price $45.00 | also contains Martin Luther King Jr. | About this edition: Neil McEwan has made a forceful and distinctive entry to the discussion of African fiction with this book.

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Multicultural Biographies Collection Teacher's Resource Manuals - These resources include teaching tips, reproducible student worksheets, and guidance for ELL students. These high-interest, short biographies of notable contemporary figures from different fields - including the arts, government, science, entertainment, and sports - give students the chance to read for enjoyment and inspiration.Generates enthusiasm for reading with fascinating biographies. Reading Level: 6Interest Level: 6-12 Includes teaching ideas, reproducible student worksheets, and guidance for teachers of ESL/LEP students.

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9780835908382 | Globe Fearon Co, December 1, 1998, cover price $26.25
9780835908399 | Tch edition (Globe Fearon Co, June 1, 1995), cover price $14.15 | About this edition: Multicultural Biographies Collection Teacher's Resource Manuals - These resources include teaching tips, reproducible student worksheets, and guidance for ELL students.

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9781410933140, titled "African-American Biographies" | Heinemann/Raintree, September 30, 2008, cover price $167.50

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9781617147081, titled "African-American History" | Abdo Group, January 1, 2011, cover price $162.42

By Jeff Wallenfeldt (editor)

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9781615301515 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2010, cover price $135.00

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Product Description: African Americans in the United States fought for a long time for equality. This enlightening book details lives of some of the most successful African Americans who have overcome racism and segregation. The vibrant images and stunning facts allow readers to learn about discrimination, Civil Rights, and some of the most notable African American contributions to art, music, and literature--including such people as Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, and Toni Morrison...read more

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9781433316883 | Shell Education, July 29, 2011, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: African Americans in the United States fought for a long time for equality.

By David L. Grumman (editor)

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9780070250727 | McGraw-Hill, April 1, 1986, cover price $39.50 | also contains Al Sharpton

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Discusses the life and achievements of Al Sharpton, minister, civil rights activist, and politician.

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9780567300751, titled "Council for Peace" | Orbis Books, December 1, 1988, cover price $27.00 | also contains Council for Peace | About this edition: Concilium has long been a household-name for cutting-edge critical and constructive theological thinking.

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9780613856324 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: Discusses the life and achievements of Al Sharpton, minister, civil rights activist, and politician.

Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. From the Black Americans of Achievement series, here is the biography of the controversial and influential minister and civil rights leader who has become a fearless politician.

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9780070250727, titled "Air-Handling Systems Ready Reference Manual" | McGraw-Hill, April 1, 1986, cover price $39.50 | also contains Air-Handling Systems Ready Reference Manual
9780070249790, titled "Transformers for Electronic Circuits" | 2 sub edition (McGraw-Hill, February 1, 1983), cover price $64.95 | also contains Transformers for Electronic Circuits | About this edition: This is my father's (the author) personal desk copy.

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9780791062968 | Chelsea House Pub, October 1, 2001, cover price $13.25 | About this edition: Discusses the life and achievements of Al Sharpton, minister, civil rights activist, and politician.

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9780791062951 | Chelsea House Pub, November 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Discusses the life and achievements of Al Sharpton, minister, civil rights activist, and politician.

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9781439532478 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $22.25 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: Another title in the AMAZING AMERICANS series, AMAZING OLYMPIC ATHLETE WILMA RUDOLPH explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics. After attending the 1956 Olympics, where she won a bronze medal, and the 1960 Olympics, where she won three gold medals, Rudolph became a teacher and mentor to other runners...read more

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9780766059788 | Enslow Elementary, March 1, 2013, cover price $9.35 | About this edition: Another title in the AMAZING AMERICANS series, AMAZING OLYMPIC ATHLETE WILMA RUDOLPH explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics.

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9780766032828 | Enslow Pub Inc, August 1, 2009, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Another title in the AMAZING AMERICANS series, AMAZING OLYMPIC ATHLETE WILMA RUDOLPH explores the life of Wilma Rudolph, the first American woman to win three gold medals in the same Olympics.

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9780130321459 | 2nd edition (Regents/Prentice Hall, January 1, 1993), cover price $115.00 | also contains Harriet Tubman

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Product Description: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination...read more
By Raul Colon (illustrator) and Richard Michelson

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9780375833359 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 13, 2008, cover price $16.99

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9780385753876 | Dragonfly, December 24, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr.

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9780375933356 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 13, 2008, cover price $19.99

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Product Description: Simple, engaging text and vivid photographs introduce young learners to the most important and influential men and women in history. From presidents, to civil rights leaders, to visionary artists, young readers will learn about how these individuals worked to attain their goals and accomplished what few others have...read more

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9780531247013 | Childrens Pr, January 15, 2013, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Simple, engaging text and vivid photographs introduce young learners to the most important and influential men and women in history.

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9780531247358 | Childrens Pr, January 15, 2013, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Simple, engaging text and vivid photographs introduce young learners to the most important and influential men and women in history.

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Product Description: Begin the journey into the lives of important people in history with Beginner Biographies. These simple, illustrated biographies provide a perfect entry point for learning about history. The childhood, education, and election of President Barack Obama are presented with short, simple text for the elementary school audience...read more

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9781616419394 | Abdo Group, January 1, 2013, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: Begin the journey into the lives of important people in history with Beginner Biographies.

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Product Description: This inspiring biography tells about the life of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. Readers will learn about Obama's childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, his time as president of the Harvard Law Review, his dream of becoming a community organizer, and his journey from State Senator to the very first African American President of the United States...read more

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9781433315220 | 1 edition (Shell Education, July 12, 2011), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: This inspiring biography tells about the life of the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama.

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Collects twenty inspiring biographical profiles of the major Civil War era figures and their lesser-known counterparts, describing their backgrounds, challenges, and achievements. Original. (view table of contents)

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9780471220695 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, January 17, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Collects twenty inspiring biographical profiles of the major Civil War era figures and their lesser-known counterparts, describing their backgrounds, challenges, and achievements.

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9780471467687 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 21, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Collects twenty inspiring biographical profiles of the major Civil War era figures and their lesser-known counterparts, describing their backgrounds, challenges, and achievements.

Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint. (view table of contents)

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9780471211518 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, August 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint.

Miscellaneous:

9780471462644 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 17, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Features biographies of notable African American figures during the colonial and revolutionary time periods, such as Anthony Johnson, Jean Baptiste Point du Sable, Richard Allen, and Pierre Toussaint.

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Product Description: Laura Chase's older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, is living in Port Ticonderoga, a town dominated by their once-prosperous family before the First War. While coping with her unreliable body, Iris reflects on her far from exemplary life, in particular the events surrounding her sister's tragic death...read more

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9781408802786, titled "The Blind Assassin" | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, November 2, 2009, cover price $38.70 | also contains Blind Assassin, Blind Assassin | About this edition: Laura Chase's older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, is living in Port Ticonderoga, a town dominated by their once-prosperous family before the First War.

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9780385720847 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 1, 2001, cover price $7.99 | also contains The Life of George Washington Carver: Inventor and Scientist | About this edition: Laura Chase's older sister Iris, married at eighteen to a politically prominent industrialist but now poor and eighty-two, is living in Port Ticonderoga, a town dominated by their once-prosperous family before the First War.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739323694, titled "The Blind Assassin" | Unabridged edition (Random House, May 17, 2005), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Iris describes the 1945 death of her sister, who drives her car off a bridge, followed, two years later, by the death of her husband, in a story that features a novel-within-a-novel about two unnamed lovers who meet in a dark backstreet room.

Traces the life of the African American educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute

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9780811493536 | Steck-Vaughn Co, July 1, 1995, cover price $15.45 | About this edition: Traces the life of the African American educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute

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9780811484541 | Heinemann/Raintree, January 1, 1995, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: Traces the life of the African American educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute
9780817229597 | Raintree Pub, December 1, 1988, cover price $32.10
9780817226633 | Heinemann/Raintree, January 1, 1988, cover price $19.97 | About this edition: Traces the life of the Black educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute

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9780785794660, titled "Booker t Washington" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.10 | About this edition: Traces the life of the African American educator who rose from slavery to found Tuskegee Institute

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The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Booker T. Washington in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a timeline and other informative backmatter.
By Jeff Bane (illustrator)

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9781634712163 | Reprint edition (Cherry Lake Pub, August 1, 2016), cover price $12.79 | About this edition: The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers.

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9781634710183 | Cherry Lake Pub, August 1, 2016, cover price $28.50

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