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Product Description: Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit

Hardcover:

9781557094919 | Reprint edition (Applewood Books, May 1, 1999), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Offers an illustrated version of several traditional tales in prose and in verse about Brer Rabbit and his friends and neighbors
9780899665405 | Reprint edition (Buccaneer Books, June 1, 1986), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

Paperback:

9781517443610 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 21, 2015, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit
9781499588699 | Createspace Independent Pub, May 16, 2014, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Brer Rabbit is the main character of the Uncle Remus stories, a likable character prone to tricks and trouble-making who is often opposed by Br'er Fox and Br'er Bear.
9781409926924 | Ill edition (Dodo Pr, March 30, 2009), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) was an American journalist, born in Eatonton, Georgia, who wrote the Uncle Remus stories, including: Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1880), Nights with Uncle Remus (1881/1882), Uncle Remus and His Friends (1892), and Uncle Remus and the Little Boy (1905).

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Product Description: There are people in the world who make us feel good about ourselves... but then there are also people who go out of their way to make another person feel hurt, afraid or uncomfortable. These are the BULLIES of the world! Have you ever had someone bully you? What did you do? Have you ever bullied yourself? Learn what's really important underneath it all about yourself and other people...read more

Hardcover:

9780531058077, titled "The Adventures of High John the Conqueror" | Orchard Books, April 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | also contains The Adventures of High John the Conqueror | About this edition: A collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of blacks during and immediately after the time of slavery

Paperback:

9781511563901 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 1, 2015, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: There are people in the world who make us feel good about ourselves.

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Book by Pinkney, Jerry
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780788206825 | Har/cas edition (Weston Woods, June 1, 1998), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Book by Pinkney, Jerry

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788200861 | Weston Woods, June 1, 1998, cover price $6.95

Reinforced:

9780606174183 | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | also contains John Henry | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9781442007147 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99 | also contains John Henry

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Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140566222 | Puffin, December 1, 1999, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

School and Library:

9780803716063 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1994, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Library:

9780803716070 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Reinforced:

9780606174183 | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | also contains John Henry | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9781442007147 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99 | also contains John Henry

Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.

Reinforced:

9780606099103 | Demco Media, May 1, 1996, cover price $15.81 | About this edition: A beautiful, brown-skinned, black-eyed mermaid saves Sukey from her bossy stepfather, who works her too hard, but safe beneath the sea, Sukey reconsiders and decides she would like to return to the world she left behind

Prebinding:

9781439599501 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope

Prebinding:

9781439527610 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $22.00 | also contains The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales
9780833593450 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $24.55 | About this edition: Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope

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Product Description: A collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of blacks during and immediately after the time of slavery.
By Steve Sanfield and John Ward (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780531058077 | Orchard Books, April 1, 1989, cover price $12.95 | also contains Stand Boldly & Shine Brightly!: A Kid's Secret Guide to Facing Bullies | About this edition: A collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of blacks during and immediately after the time of slavery

Paperback:

9780874837742 | Reissue edition (August House Pub Inc, April 1, 2005), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of African-Americans during and immediately after the time of slavery.
9780874834338 | Reprint edition (August House Pub Inc, March 1, 1996), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of Blacks during and immediately after the time of slavery
9780440405566 | Reprint edition (Yearling Books, January 1, 1992), cover price $3.50 | About this edition: A collection of sixteen African American folktales focuses on the adventures of High John the Conqueror--a legendary Black folk hero who was always able to outwit and outguess his white slave masters

Prebinding:

9781439535998 | Reissue edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: A collection of sixteen tales about High John the Conqueror, the traditional trickster hero of blacks during and immediately after the time of slavery.

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Collects adapted African American short stories, fables, fairy tales, folktales, songs, and excerpts with biography and recollections of slavery in stories that can each be read to children in less than ten minutes.
By Christian Clayton (illustrator), Jan Spivey Gilchrist (illustrator), Christy Hale (illustrator) and Susan Kantor (editor)

Hardcover:

9781579123475 | Hachette Books, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Collects adapted African American short stories, fables, fairy tales, folktales, songs, and excerpts with biography and recollections of slavery in stories that can each be read to children in less than ten minutes.

Five stories chronicle the tales of Brer Rabbit

Prebinding:

9780613023276 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $15.70 | About this edition: A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community.

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9780785718628 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.

Paperback:

9780689807183 | Reprint edition (Aladdin Paperbacks, May 1, 1996), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: A beautiful, brown-skinned, black-eyed mermaid saves Sukey from her bossy stepfather, who works her too hard, but safe beneath the sea, Sukey reconsiders and decides she would like to return to the world she left behind

School and Library:

9780027781410 | Simon & Schuster, June 1, 1992, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Eager to escape her stepfather's scolding, Sukey, the hardworking daughter of poor South Carolina Islanders, unwittingly conjures up Mama Jo, a beautiful, brown-skinned mermaid, who gives Sukey a special gift

Prebinding:

9780785791348 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: A beautiful, brown-skinned, black-eyed mermaid saves Sukey from her bossy stepfather, who works her too hard, but safe beneath the sea, Sukey reconsiders and decides she would like to return to the world she left behind

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Fifteen black and African-American tales of the supernatural from various states and several Caribbean countries. Includes commentary on black folklore in the New World.

Prebinding:

9780785783534 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Fifteen Black and African-American tales of the supernatural from various states and several Caribbean countries, with information on Black folklore in the New World

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'Tales from Uncle Remus' 'More Tales from Uncle Remus', 'Further Tales from Uncle Remus' and 'Last Tales from Uncle Remus' have been brought together for this colorfully illustrated compilation for readers of all ages.
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780803724518 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1999, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: 'Tales from Uncle Remus' 'More Tales from Uncle Remus', 'Further Tales from Uncle Remus' and 'Last Tales from Uncle Remus' have been brought together for this colorfully illustrated compilation for readers of all ages.

Five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox

Paperback:

9780152017071, titled "Jump on Over!: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit and His Family" | Reprint edition (Voyager Books, March 1, 1998), cover price $8.00 | About this edition: A collection of five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and Brer Bear in order to ensure his family's survival during a drought.

Prebinding:

9780613081610 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $16.45 | About this edition: A collection of five tales in which Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and Brer Bear in order to ensure his family's survival during a drought.

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A retelling of the African-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies describes the origins of Uncle Remus, the tricks of Brer Fox, and their encounters with Mr. Man. Reissue.

Hardcover:

9780803702714 | Dial Books for Young Readers, March 1, 1987, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Paperback:

9780142407202 | Reissue edition (Puffin, December 28, 2006), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the African American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.
9780141303475 | Reprint edition (Puffin, January 1, 1999), cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788753626 | Unabridged edition (Recorded Books, January 1, 1987), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Library:

9780803702721 | Dutton Childrens Books, March 1, 1987, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Reinforced:

9780606168069, titled "Tales of Uncle Remus the Adventures of Brer Rabbit" | Demco Media, April 1, 1999, cover price $13.20 | About this edition: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

Prebinding:

9780613178709 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $19.65 | About this edition: A retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

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Product Description: "Lester has retold 48 of the folktales in standard English but with a strong feel for the dialect of the original stories . . . as lively as the originals but they also have a liveliness of their own, as he incorporates modern allusions which never seem out of place...read more
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9789990152081 | Penguin USA, January 1, 1999, cover price $0.02

Prebinding:

9781439512173 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: "Lester has retold 48 of the folktales in standard English but with a strong feel for the dialect of the original stories .

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Adapts and presents the best African-American short stories, fables, fairy tales, hymns, and excerpts that can be read to children in less than ten minutes, culled from the work of Paula Fox, Langston Hughes, Harriet Jacobs, Booker T. Washington.
By Susan Kantor (editor)

Hardcover:

9781579120399 | Hachette Books, January 9, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Adapts and presents the best African American short stories, fables, fairy tales, hymns, and excerpts that can be read to children in less than ten minutes

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A compilation of essays on African-American folklore from the critically acclaimed author portrays the distinctive character of the Southern Black Christian church and the vividness of black culture and contains works published in the 1930s and 1940s, as well as some never-before-published pieces. Reprint. IP. BAKER & TAYLOR

Paperback:

9781569247303 | Marlowe & Co, February 1, 1998, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Gathers essays on African American folklore, legends, and the Southern Black Christian church

Little Eight John, as mean as mean there was, persists in disobeying his mother until he finds his mischief backfiring on him
By Wil Clay (illustrator) and Jan Wahl

Hardcover:

9780525673675 | Lodestar Books, September 1, 1992, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Little Eight John, as mean as mean there was, persists in disobeying his mother until he finds his mischief backfiring on him

Paperback:

9780140556308 | Reprint edition (Puffin, February 1, 1998), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Little Eight John, as mean as mean there was, persists in disobeying his mother until he finds his mischief backfiring on him

Reinforced:

9780606129824 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, February 1, 1998), cover price $12.74 | About this edition: Little Eight John, as mean as mean there was, persists in disobeying his mother until he finds his mischief backfiring on him

Prebinding:

9780613082594 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $14.30 | About this edition: Little Eight John, as mean as mean there was, persists in disobeying his mother until he finds his mischief backfiring on him

Continues the lighthearted adventures and antics of the crafty Brer Rabbit

Paperback:

9780152015596 | Reprint edition (Harcourt Childrens Books, September 1, 1997), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: Continues the lighthearted adventures and antics of the crafty Brer Rabbit

Five stories chronicle the tales of Brer Rabbit

Paperback:

9780152014933 | Reprint edition (Voyager Books, May 1, 1997), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community.

School and Library:

9780152413507 | Harcourt Childrens Books, September 1, 1986, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community.

Five stories chronicle the tales of Brer Rabbit
By Barry Moser (illustrator)

Reinforced:

9780606115261 | Reprint edition (Demco Media, May 1, 1997), cover price $14.66 | About this edition: A retelling of five folktales in which crafty Brer Rabbit tries to outsmart all the other creatures in the animal community.

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A compendium to the oral traditions of New World African communities captures their tales, beliefs, songs, religious epics, and dialect and features dozens of musical scores and appendixes that explain the finer points of African-American tradition.

Hardcover:

9780765197337, titled "A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore: The Oral Literature, Traditions, Recollections, Legends, Tales, Songs, Religious Beliefs, Customs, Sayings, and Humor of Peoples of African Descent in" | Smithmark Pub, July 1, 1996, cover price $10.98 | About this edition: Highlights the diverse oral traditions of the African American cultures of the New World
9780788165603 | Diane Pub Co, June 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A compendium to the oral traditions of New World African communities captures their tales, beliefs, songs, religious epics, and dialect and features dozens of musical scores and appendixes that explain the finer points of African-American tradition.

Paperback:

9781569248119, titled "A Treasury of Afro-American Folklore: The Oral Literature, Traditions, Recollections, Legends, Tales, Songs, Religious Beliefs, Customs, Sayings, and Humor of Peoples of African Descent in" | Marlowe & Co, February 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Highlights the diverse oral traditions of the African American cultures of the New World.

Boss Lion threatens to eat all the inhabitants of the village, until he is outsmarted by Br'er Rabbit.

Hardcover:

9780887082740, titled "Brer Rabbit and Boss Lion" | Har/cas edition (Picture Book Studio Audio, December 1, 1994), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Boss Lion threatens to eat all the inhabitants of the village, until he is outsmarted by Br'er Rabbit.
9780887082733 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Boss Lion threatens to eat all the inhabitants of the village, until he is outsmarted by Br'er Rabbit.

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A hypnotic African-American conjure tale tells how the beautiful Belle Dorcas finds a conjure woman to make a spell that will keep her husband from being sold and sent away. Reprint. AB. H.
By William H. Hooks and J. Brian Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780394846453 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 1990, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: When she falls in love with Joshua, a slave, free-born Belle Dorcas uses the magic of a conjer woman to keep Joshua with her.

Paperback:

9780679878094 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 1, 1995, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: An African American conjure tale tells how the beautiful Belle Dorcas finds a conjure woman to make a spell that will keep her husband from being sold and sent away

Library:

9780394946450 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, August 1, 1990, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: When she falls in love with Joshua, a slave, free-born Belle Dorcas uses the magic of a conjer woman to keep Joshua with her.

Reinforced:

9780606084871 | Demco Media, December 1, 1995, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: An African American conjure tale tells how the beautiful Belle Dorcas finds a conjure woman to make a spell that will keep her husband from being sold and sent away

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