Paideia School Library

Paideia School

Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator

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    2010

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    HUG

    My people

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    Sepia toned photographs by Charles R. Smith, Jr. accompany Langston Hughes' classic poem "My People" and celebrate the glory, beauty, and soul of the African-American community.

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    HUG

    The negro speaks of rivers

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    Watercolor illustrations by E.B. Lewis accompany Langston Hughes' classic poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."

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    2009

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    THO

    The blacker the berry : poems

    Thomas, Joyce Carol.

    A collection of poems, including "Golden Goodness," "Cranberry Red," and "Biscuit Brown," celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.

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    796.357
    NEL

    We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

    Nelson, Kadir.

    Explores the history of Negro League baseball teams, discussing owners, players, hardships, wins, and losses; and including illustrations.

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    COLTRANE

    Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane

    Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

    A biography of John Coltrane that focuses on his childhood and adolescent years and discusses his inspirations, influences, family, the development of his musical talent, and more.

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    2008

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    782.25
    BRY

    Let it shine : three favorite spirituals

    Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns.

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    JOY

    The secret Olivia told me

    Joy, N.

    Olivia shares a secret with her best friend who then lets it slip to someone else, and soon everyone knows about Olivia's secret.

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    To every thing there is a season

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    To every thing there is a season

    Presents that selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season.

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    781.65
    DIL

    Jazz on a Saturday night

    Dillon, Leo.

    A crowd gathers on a Saturday night to groove to an evening of jazz played by a "Dream Team" of musicians including Miles Davis on trumpet, Max Roach on drums, Charlie Parker on alto saxophone, John Coltrain on his sax, Thelonius Monk on piano, Stanley Parker on bass, and Ella Fitzgerald at the microphone. Includes a companion CD.

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    2007

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    MYE

    Jazz

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A collection of illustrated poems that celebrate the roots and various styles of jazz music, such as ragtime, bebop, and swing.

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    HUG

    Langston Hughes

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    An illustrated collection of twenty-six poems by noted African-American poet Langston Hughes, and contains a detailed introduction and biography, as well as brief notes accompanying each poem.

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    2006

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    WIL

    Brothers in hope : the story of the lost boys of Sudan

    Williams, Mary, 1967-

    Eight-year-old Garang, orphaned by a civil war in Sudan, finds the inner strength to help lead other boys as they trek hundreds of miles seeking safety in Ethiopia, and then Kenya, before being offered sanctuary in the United States many years later.

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    2005

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    SHA

    Ellington was not a street

    Shange, Ntozake.

    Presents an illustrated poem in which Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood growing up in the company W.E.B. Du Bois, Dizzy Gillespie, Paul Robeson, and other great African-American men who were instrumental in changing American culture and society.

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    782.42164
    HOL

    God bless the child

    Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.

    Presents the lyrics of Billie Holiday's classic "God Bless the Child" illustrated with images of a southern African-American family's move to a northern city during the Great Migration, and includes a CD of Holiday's 1941 recording of the title song.

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    398.2
    HAM

    The people could fly : the picture book

    Hamilton, Virginia, 1936-2002.

    In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away.

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    398.2
    HAM

    The people could fly : American Black folktales

    Hamilton, Virginia

    Audio book. Read by James Earl Jones and Virginia Hamilton. 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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    2004

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    398.2
    BRY

    Beautiful blackbird

    Bryan, Ashley.

    In a story of the Ila people, the colorful birds of Africa ask Blackbird, whom they think is the most beautiful of birds, to decorate them with some of his "blackening brew."

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    NEL

    Almost to freedom

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll.

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    2003

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    DIL

    Rap a tap tap : here's Bojangles-- think of that!

    Dillon, Leo.

    Rhyming text and illustrations describe the dancing of Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most famous tap dancers of all time.

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    PER

    Visiting Langston

    Perdomo, Willie.

    A poem to celebrate the African American, Langston Hughes, born February 1, 1902.

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    2002

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    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

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    KING

    Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Looks at the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, explaining his work to bring about a peaceful end to segregation.

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    2001

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    Uptown

    Collier, Bryan.

    A tour of the sights of Harlem, including the Metro-North Train, brownstones, shopping on 125th Street, a barber shop, summer basketball, the Boy's Choir, and sunset over the Harlem River.

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    TRUTH

    Only passing through : the story of Sojourner Truth

    Rockwell, Anne F.

    An illustrated biography of nineteenth-century abolitionist Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery and fought for the rights of African-Americans and women.

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    HOW

    Virgie goes to school with us boys

    Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald.

    In the post-Civil War South, a young African American girl is determined to prove that she can go to school just like her older brothers.

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    2000

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    SIE

    In the time of the drums

    Siegelson, Kim L.

    Mentu, an American-born slave boy, waches his beloved grandmother, Twi, lead the insurrection at Teakettle Creek of Ibo people arriving from Africa on a slave ship.

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    MOL

    My rows and piles of coins

    Mollel, Tololwa M. (Tololwa Marti)

    A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money.

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    MYE

    Black cat

    Myers, Christopher A.

    A black cat wanders through the streets of a city.

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    1999

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    I see the rhythm

    Igus, Toyomi.

    Chronicles and captures poetically the history, mood, and movement of African-American music.

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    CUR

    The bat boy & his violin

    Curtis, Gavin.

    Reginald is more interested in practicing his violin than in his father's job managing the worst team in the Negro Leagues, but when Papa makes him the bat boy and his music begins to lead the team to victory, Papa realizes the value of his son's passion.

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    ELLINGTON

    Duke Ellington : the piano prince and his orchestra

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    A brief recounting of the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchestra, created music that was beyond category.

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    1998

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    Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American poetry

    Bryan, Ashley.

    A poem for each letter of the alphabet describes an aspect of the African-American experience.

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    MYE

    Harlem : a poem

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    A poem celebrating the people, sights, and sounds of Harlem.

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    398.2
    DIA

    The hunterman and the crocodile : a West African folktale

    DiakitŽ, Baba WaguŽ.

    Donso, a West African hunterman, learns the importance of living in harmony with nature and the necessity of placing humans among, not above, all other living things.

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    1997

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    Neeny coming, Neeny going

    English, Karen.

    Essie eagerly awaits the visit of her cousin but feels disheartened after her arrival because Neeny is no longer interested in life on the island from which she moved.

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    1996

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    398.2
    HAM

    Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales

    Hamilton, Virginia.

    A collection of tales about the supernatural and animals, fairy tales, folk tales and legends, by and about African American women.

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    398.2
    SAN

    The faithful friend

    San Souci, Robert D.

    A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique.

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    1995

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    JOH

    The creation : a poem

    Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.

    A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible.

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    JOH

    The creation

    Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938.

    A poem based on the story of creation from the first book of the Bible.

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    398.2
    MED

    The singing man : a West African folktale

    Medearis, Angela Shelf, 1956-

    A couple's youngest son is forced to leave his West African village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.

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    GRI

    Meet Danitra Brown

    Grimes, Nikki.

    A little girl introduces her best friend through a collection of thirteen poems.

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    1994

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    FEE

    Soul looks back in wonder

    Artwork and poems by such writers as Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage.

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    1993

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    398.2
    AND

    The origin of life on earth : an African creation myth

    Anderson, David A., 1930-

    Retells the Yoruba creation myth in which the deity Obatala descends from the sky to create the world.

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    398.2
    SAN

    Sukey and the mermaid

    San Souci, Robert D.

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

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    WIL

    Working cotton

    Williams, Sherley Anne, 1944-

    A young black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.

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    1992

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    Tar Beach

    Ringgold, Faith.

    A young girl dreams of flying above her Harlem home, claiming all she sees for herself and her family. Based on the author's quilt painting of the same name.

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    782.25
    ALL

    All night, all day : a child's first book of African-American spirituals

    A selection of twenty spirituals, that distinctive music from the time of slavery. Includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords.

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    811.54
    GRE

    Night on Neighborhood Street

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a black neighborhood during the course of one evening.

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    1990

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    The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South

    San Souci, Robert D.

    A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

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    1989

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    Mirandy and Brother Wind

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    To win first prize in the Junior Cakewalk, Mirandy tries to capture the wind for her partner.

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    1988

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    398.2
    STE

    Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale

    Steptoe, John, 1950-

    Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife.

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    1986

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    The patchwork quilt

    Flournoy, Valerie, 1952-

    Using scraps cut from the family's old clothing, Tanya helps her grandmother and mother make a beautiful quilt that tells the story of her family's life.

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    1983

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    Just us women

    Caines, Jeannette Franklin.

    A young girl and her favorite aunt share the excitement of planning a very special car trip for just the two of them.

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    1974

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    CHARLES

    Ray Charles

    Mathis, Sharon Bell.

    An illustrated biography of African-American musician Ray Charles, following his life from the age of seven when he lost his sight, to age forty by which time he had earned international fame.

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    2009

    The Moon Over Star

    Aston, Dianna Hults

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2007

    Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom

    Weatherford, Carole B.

    Not Owned by Library

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    2006

    Rosa

    Giovanni, Nikki

    Not Owned by Library

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    2004

    Thunder Rose

    Nolen, Jerdine

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    2003

    Talkin' 'bout Bess : the story of aviator Bessie Coleman

    Grimes, Nikki

    Not Owned by Library

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    2001

    Freedom river

    Rapport, Doreen

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1999

    I have heard of a land

    Thomas, Joyce Carol

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1998

    In Daddy's arms I am tall : African Americans celebrating fathers

    Schroeder, Alan

    Not Owned by Library

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    1997

    Running the road to ABC

    Lauture, Denize

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    The palm of my heart : poetry by African American children

    Adedjouma, Davida

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1996

    The Middle passage : white ships - black cargo

    Feelings, Tom

    Not Owned by Library

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    1994

    Brown honey in broomwheat tea

    Thomas, Joyce Carol

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1993

    Little Eight John

    Wahl, Jan

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1991

    Aïda

    Price, Leontyne

    Not Owned by Library

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    1990

    Nathaniel talking

    Greenfield, Eloise

    Not Owned by Library

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    1989

    Storm in the night

    Stolz, Mary

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Under the Sunday tree

    Greenfield, Eloise

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1988

    The invisible hunters : a legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua

    Rohmer, Harriet

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    What a morning! : the Christmas story in Black spirituals

    Langstaff, John

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1987

    Half a moon and one whole star

    Dragonwagon, Crescent

    Not Owned by Library

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    C.L.O.U.D.S.

    Cummings, Pat

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Lion and the ostrich chicks, and other African folk tales

    Bryan, Ashley

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1984

    My mama needs me

    Walter, Mildred Pitts

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1983

    Black child

    Mugabane, Peter

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    I'm going to sing Black American spirituals, volume two

    Bryan, Ashley

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    All the colors of the race : poems

    Adoff, Arnold

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1982

    Mother Crocodile

    Guy, Rosa

    Not Owned by Library

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    Daydreamers

    Greenfield, Eloise

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1981

    Beat the story-drum, pum-pum

    Bryan, Ashley

    Not Owned by Library

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    Count on your fingers African style

    Zaslavsky, Claudia

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    Grandmama's joy

    Greenfield, Eloise

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Honoree

    1980

    Cornrows

    Yarborough, Camille

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

    1979

    Something on my mind

    Grimes, Nikki

    Not Owned by Library

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    1978

    Africa dream

    Greenfield, Eloise

    Not Owned by Library

    Place: Winner

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