search for books and compare prices
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African-American matches 558 work(s)
at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9781569768082 Cover for 9781613735237 Cover for 9781419721311 Cover for 9781419714559 Cover for 9780802723680 Cover for 9780395895993 Cover for 9780544582569 Cover for 9780544582569 Cover for 9781883332570 Cover for 9780544809055 Cover for 9781467749336 Cover for 9780545477253 Cover for 9781338115895 Cover for 9780448488585 Cover for 9780399542435 Cover for 9780399168567 Cover for 9781629793061 Cover for 9781627793117 Cover for 9781481420952 Cover for 9781467785501 Cover for 9781847808899 Cover for 9780451476371 Cover for 9780984504282 Cover for 9788416248544 Cover for 9781680807387 Cover for 9781680792256 Cover for 9781508149538 Cover for 9781508149408 Cover for 9781680807417
cover image for 9781613735237
Product Description: 2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten ListDouble Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II. In these pages young readers meet a range of remarkable women: war workers, political activists, military women, volunteers, and entertainers...read more

Hardcover:

9781569768082 | Chicago Review Pr, January 1, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Winner of:2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten List“Allow all black nurses to enlist, and the draft won’t be necessary.

Paperback:

9781613735237 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: 2014 Amelia Bloomer Top Ten ListDouble Victory tells the stories of African American women who did extraordinary things to help their country during World War II.

cover image for 9781419721311
Product Description: Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. In the only photo-essay book about the quilts of Gee’s Bend for children, award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this fascinating group of women and their unique quilting traditions...read more

School and Library:

9781419721311 | Harry N Abrams Inc, June 13, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee’s Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts.

cover image for 9781419714559
Product Description: Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African descent who made their mark on American history in the 18th to 20th centuries...read more

School and Library:

9781419714559 | Harry N Abrams Inc, January 10, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds.

cover image for 9780802723680
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.

cover image for 9780544582569
Product Description: Powerful and diverse, this unique collection of African American poetry spans three centuries of writing in America. Poets bare their souls, speak their minds, trace their roots, and proclaim their dreams in the thirty-six poems compiled here...read more

Hardcover:

9780395895993 | Houghton Mifflin, October 26, 1998, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems by African-American writers, including Lucy Terry, Gwendolyn Bennett, and Alice Walker

Paperback:

9780544582569 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $9.99 | also contains I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry | About this edition: Powerful and diverse, this unique collection of African American poetry spans three centuries of writing in America.

cover image for 9780544582569
Product Description: Powerful and diverse, this unique collection of African American poetry spans three centuries of writing in America. Poets bare their souls, speak their minds, trace their roots, and proclaim their dreams in the thirty-six poems compiled here...read more

Paperback:

9780544582569 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $9.99 | also contains I, Too, Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry | About this edition: Powerful and diverse, this unique collection of African American poetry spans three centuries of writing in America.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781883332570 | Unabridged edition (Audio Bookshelf, January 1, 2001), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A collection of poems by African-American writers includes contributions from Lucy Terry, Gwendolyn Bennett, and Alice Walker.

cover image for 9780544809055
Product Description: Billie Holiday—also known as Lady Day—had fame, style, a stellar voice, gardenias in her hair, and lots of dogs. She had a coat-pocket poodle, a beagle, Chihuahuas, a Great Dane, and more, but her favorite was a boxer named Mister...read more
By Vanessa Brantley-newton (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780544809055 | Harcourt Childrens Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Billie Holiday—also known as Lady Day—had fame, style, a stellar voice, gardenias in her hair, and lots of dogs.

cover image for 9781467749336
Product Description: Illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Floyd CooperTold for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette, a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated its newfound freedom, James returned to slavery...read more
By Floyd Cooper (illustrator) and Anne F. Rockwell

School and Library:

9781467749336 | Carolrhoda Books, November 1, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Illustrated by Coretta Scott King Award winner Floyd CooperTold for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette, a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution.

cover image for 9781338115895
Product Description: A gripping true story of murder and the fight for civil rights and social justice in 1960s Mississppi.On June 21, 1964, three young men were killed by the Ku Klux Klan for trying to help black Americans vote as part of the 1964 Fredom Summer registration effort in Mississippi...read more

Hardcover:

9780545477253 | Scholastic Pr, April 29, 2014, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, this will be the first book for young adults to explore the harrowing true story of three civil rights workers slain by the KKK.

Paperback:

9781338115895 | Reprint edition (Scholastic, October 25, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A gripping true story of murder and the fight for civil rights and social justice in 1960s Mississppi.

cover image for 9780399542435
Product Description: Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Stevie Wonder is one of the most successful singer-songwriter-musicians of our time. Signing his first record deal when he was only eleven, he had his first No...read more

Paperback:

9780448488585 | Dgs rep edition (Grosset & Dunlap, October 18, 2016), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Library:

9780399542435 | Grosset & Dunlap, October 18, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Discover more about Stevie Wonder, the music prodigy whose awards include 25 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

cover image for 9780399168567
Product Description: A New York Times Best Illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis.   John wants to be a preacher when he grows up—a leader whose words stir hearts to change, minds to think, and bodies to take action...read more
By E. B. Lewis (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780399168567 | Nancy Paulsen Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Best Illustrated BookCritically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E.

cover image for 9781629793061
Product Description: The lives of thirteen African-Americans who fought during the Revolutionary War are highlighted in this nonfiction book for young readers by Gretchen Woelfle, illustrated by Caldecott-Honor winning artist R. Gregory Christie.  Even as American Patriots fought for independence from British rule during the Revolutionary War, oppressive conditions remained in place for the thousands of enslaved and free African Americans living in this country...read more
By R. Gregory Christie (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781629793061 | Calkins Creek, October 4, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The lives of thirteen African-Americans who fought during the Revolutionary War are highlighted in this nonfiction book for young readers by Gretchen Woelfle, illustrated by Caldecott-Honor winning artist R.

By Mark Haven Britt (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780763616939 | Candlewick Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $17.99

cover image for 9781467785501
Product Description: Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and offered a rallying cry for the spirit. Like a Bird brings together text, music, and illustrations by Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Michele Wood to convey the rich meaning behind thirteen of these powerful songs...read more
By Michele Wood (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781467785501 | Millbrook Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms including music.

cover image for 9781847808899
Product Description: In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream...read more
By Leire Salaberria (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781847808899 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, September 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists.

By David C. Gardner (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781585369560 | Sleeping Bear Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $16.99

cover image for 9780451476371
Product Description: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking! The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening...read more

Hardcover:

9780451476371 | Viking Childrens Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking!

cover image for 9788416248544
Product Description: In the popular imagination, the cowboy has long been identified as white--but at the height of the cattle-ranching period in the 19th century, more than one third of cowboys were African American. Black cowboy culture is still thriving today, but is little known to the general public...read more

Hardcover:

9788416248544 | LA Fabrica, August 23, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the popular imagination, the cowboy has long been identified as white--but at the height of the cattle-ranching period in the 19th century, more than one third of cowboys were African American.
9780984504282 | Board book edition (Home Grown Books, August 1, 2015), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Black Cowboys explores a culture that has been largely written out of history, but is still thriving today all over the United States.

cover image for 9781680807387
Product Description: This beginner biography takes a look into the life and career of Jackie Robinson and how he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Complete with full-bleed relevant and historical photographs, timeline, glossary, and index. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Library:

9781680807387 | Abdo Kids, August 15, 2016, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: This beginner biography takes a look into the life and career of Jackie Robinson and how he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

cover image for 9781680792256
Product Description: An activist who worked to end segregation, Rosa Parks helped start the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her brave actions helped launch the civil rights movement. Zoom in on her life through historic photos and easy-to-read text, complete with quick stats, key dates, and bolded glossary terms...read more

Library:

9781680792256 | Abdo Zoom, August 15, 2016, cover price $27.07 | About this edition: An activist who worked to end segregation, Rosa Parks helped start the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

cover image for 9781508149408
Product Description: Slavery is one of the darkest, most complicated parts of American History. This volume presents the facts of the abominable trade from its beginnings in the West Indies to its expansion across the British North American colonies, and eventually, the United States...read more

Paperback:

9781508149538 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016), cover price $10.00

Library:

9781508149408 | Powerkids Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.25 | About this edition: Slavery is one of the darkest, most complicated parts of American History.

cover image for 9781680807417
Product Description: This beginner biography takes a look into the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and his leadership in the Civil Rights Movement. Complete with full-bleed relevant and historical photographs, timeline, glossary, and index. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.

Library:

9781680807417 | Abdo Kids, August 15, 2016, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: This beginner biography takes a look into the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >