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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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Product Description: The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of Jackie Robinson 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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9781634712194 | 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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9781634710213 | Cherry Lake Pub, August 1, 2016, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers.

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Product Description: Describes the life and times of African American entrepreneuer C.J. Walker.

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9780756551650 | Compass Point Books, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: Describes the life and times of African American entrepreneuer C.

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Product Description: A young, sickly Phillis Wheatley was brought to Massachusetts as a slave. She grew up in two worlds―treated well and educated―but still enslaved. In her short life she wrote nearly 150 poems and became the first African-American poet to publish a book...read more

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9780756551667 | Compass Point Books, August 1, 2016, cover price $35.99 | About this edition: A young, sickly Phillis Wheatley was brought to Massachusetts as a slave.

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Product Description: Tells the story behind the narratives formerly enslaved people wrote about their lives in captivity. Each spread provides information about the context, wording, and lasting effects of the documents paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and historical images.

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9781632353375 | 12-Story Library, July 1, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Tells the story behind the narratives formerly enslaved people wrote about their lives in captivity.

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By Bryan Collier (illustrator)

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9781520014548 | Dvd edition (Dreamscape Media Llc, June 14, 2016), cover price $38.99

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9781419714658 | Harry N Abrams Inc, April 14, 2015, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: On April 27, 2015, a packed Senate gallery watched as Loretta Lynch became the first African American woman to be named US attorney general. Long before Lynch became attorney general, she found herself immersed in politics. When she was fourteen, her father ran for mayor of Durham, North Carolina...read more

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9781512405866 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2016, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: On April 27, 2015, a packed Senate gallery watched as Loretta Lynch became the first African American woman to be named US attorney general.

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Product Description: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived. He hit 660 home runs (fourth best of all time), had a lifetime batting average of .302, and is second only to Babe Ruth on The Sporting News's list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players...read more
By Terry Widener (illustrator)

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9780375868443 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 8, 2013, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived.

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9781101934210 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, March 8, 2016), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived.

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9780375968440 | Schwartz & Wade Books, January 8, 2013, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Many believe baseball great Willie Mays to be the best player that ever lived.

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Product Description: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement...read more

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9781631134302, titled "Quién fue Rosa Parks?/ Who was Rosa Parks?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, March 1, 2016, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama.

By Tim Tomkinson (illustrator)

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9781631134166, titled "Qué fue la Marcha de Washington?/ What was the March on Washington?" | Santillana USA Pub Co Inc, February 15, 2016, cover price $10.99

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people gathered in Washington, DC, to demand equal rights for all races. It was there that Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his ""I Have a Dream"" speech, and it was this peaceful protest that spurred the momentous civil rights laws of the mid-1960s...read more

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9780606383844, titled "Que Fue La Marcha De Washington? /What Was The March On Washington?" | Turtleback Books, February 15, 2016, cover price $22.10 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports. And why not? He was a natural at football, basketball, and, of course, baseball. But beyond athletic skill, it was his strength of character that secured his place in sports history. In 1947 Jackie joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the long-time color barrier in major league baseball...read more
By Gail Herman and Dominic Hoffman (narrator)

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9780451482495 | Unabridged edition (Listening Library, February 2, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: As a kid, Jackie Robinson loved sports.

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Product Description: The struggle for voting rights was a pivotal event in the history of civil rights.For the fiftieth anniversary of the march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman has written a riveting account of African-American struggles for the right to vote...read more

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9780823429219 | Holiday House, August 11, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The struggle for voting rights was a pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

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9780823435685 | Reprint edition (Holiday House, February 1, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The struggle for voting rights was a pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Profiles the life of the Muhammad Ali, from his childhood in Kentucky to his career as a heavyweight boxer who won the sport's championship three times in his career.

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9780606381796 | Turtleback Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

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Product Description: This acclaimed picture book biography is a perfect introduction to the late great Muhammad AliNew York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers explores Muhammad Ali’s life and recounts his most famous fights in this celebrated picture book biography...read more
By Alix Delinois (illustrator)

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9780060291310 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, December 29, 2009, cover price $16.99

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9780064437189 | Amistad Pr, January 26, 2016, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: This acclaimed picture book biography is a perfect introduction to the late great Muhammad AliNew York Times bestselling author Walter Dean Myers explores Muhammad Ali’s life and recounts his most famous fights in this celebrated picture book biography.

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9780060291327 | Harpercollins, January 1, 2010, cover price $17.89 | About this edition: "I am America.

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Product Description: NOW IN PAPERBACK! The page-turning, heart-wrenching true story of one young woman willing to risk her safety and even her life for a chance at freedom in the largest slave escape attempt in American history. In 1848, thirteen-year-old Emily Edmonson, five of her siblings, and seventy other enslaved people boarded the Pearl under cover of night in Washington, D...read more

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9781616205508 | Algonquin Books, January 26, 2016, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: NOW IN PAPERBACK!

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Product Description: To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm.When this poem was first published in 1978 in Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems, Eloise Greenfield reminded us that love can be found just about anywhere...read more
By Jan Spivey Gilchrist (illustrator)

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9780060091255 | Reprint edition (Amistad Pr, January 26, 2016), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: To one young narrator, it's the simple things that mean the most, like sharing laughter with a friend, taking family rides in the country, and kissing her mama's arm.

With simple yet engaging language, illustrations, and direct quotations, this text introduces young readers to Phillis Wheatleys life and poetry. A Words to Know section in the beginning of the book prepares young readers for new vocabulary they will encounter in the book.

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9780766073241 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $9.35 | About this edition: With simple yet engaging language, illustrations, and direct quotations, this text introduces young readers to Phillis Wheatleys life and poetry.

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9780766073265 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $22.60

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Product Description: Through engaging, easy-to-understand text and full-color photos that document Beyoncs rise to fame, readers can discover more about her accomplishments both in the public eye and in her private life. A Words to Know section at the beginning of the book prepares students for new vocabulary introduced in the text, and quotes from the icon herself will help readers get to know Beyonc better...read more

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9780766071780 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $9.35 | About this edition: Through engaging, easy-to-understand text and full-color photos that document Beyoncs rise to fame, readers can discover more about her accomplishments both in the public eye and in her private life.

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9780766071704 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Through engaging, easy-to-understand text and full-color photos that document Beyoncs rise to fame, readers can discover more about her accomplishments both in the public eye and in her private life.

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Product Description: Abolitionist, author, and human rights activist Sojourner Truth was born a slave and fought her whole life to abolish slavery. Readers will learn about one of the first feminists through intriguing narrative, easy-to-comprehend information, black-and-white and color images, and direct quotations...read more

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9780766073708 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $9.35 | About this edition: Abolitionist, author, and human rights activist Sojourner Truth was born a slave and fought her whole life to abolish slavery.

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9780766073722 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Abolitionist, author, and human rights activist Sojourner Truth was born a slave and fought her whole life to abolish slavery.

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Product Description: Not all people who came to America from foreign countries did so seeking a better life. Some came to this country as slaves. The transatlantic slave trade brought Africans to America in chains for over two hundred years. Readers learn important facts about the transatlantic slave trade, which is an essential topic in social studies curricula...read more

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9781508141006 | Reprint edition (Powerkids Pr, January 15, 2016), cover price $10.00 | About this edition: Not all people who came to America from foreign countries did so seeking a better life.

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9781508141037 | Powerkids Pr, January 15, 2016, cover price $23.60 | About this edition: Not all people who came to America from foreign countries did so seeking a better life.

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9780766074392 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $56.10

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9780766074248 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $135.60

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9780766072527 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $9.35

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9780766072541 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $22.60

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Product Description: Through simple, informational text supported by black-and-white and color illustrations, readers will learn about Crispus Attucks, who had an exciting life at sea before going down in history as the first casualty of the Boston Massacre...read more

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9780766071858 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $9.35 | About this edition: Through simple, informational text supported by black-and-white and color illustrations, readers will learn about Crispus Attucks, who had an exciting life at sea before going down in history as the first casualty of the Boston Massacre.

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9780766071872 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $22.60 | About this edition: Through simple, informational text supported by black-and-white and color illustrations, readers will learn about Crispus Attucks, who had an exciting life at sea before going down in history as the first casualty of the Boston Massacre.

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