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    What's the hurry, Fox?

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    What's the hurry, Fox? : and other animal stories

    Thomas, Joyce Carol.

    Presents a volume of pourquoi tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston from her field research in the Gulf states in the 1920s.

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    Dave, the potter

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    Dave, the potter

    Hill, Laban Carrick.

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    My country, 'tis of thee

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    My country, 'tis of thee : how one song reveals the history of civil rights

    Murphy, Claire Rudolf.

    Traces the history of the song America, from its beginning in royalist Britain, continuing through conflicts in colonial times, the American Revolution, the suffragist and labor movements, and struggles for black and Native American civil rights.

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    Trombone Shorty

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    Trombone Shorty

    Andrews, Troy.

    New Orleans jazz musician Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews tells the story of how he got his nickname and his start in jazz music.

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    Lift your light a little higher

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    Lift your light a little higher : the story of Stephen Bishop : slave-explorer

    Henson, Heather.

    "The story of Stephen Bishop, a slave and early explorer and guide at Mammoth Cave, Kentucky"--OCLC.

    Due 08/30/19

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    I, too, am America

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    I, too, am America

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

    Presents the poem of Langston Hughes in which highlights the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century.

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    Visiting Langston

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    Visiting Langston

    Perdomo, Willie.

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

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    Freedom river

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    Freedom river

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Describes an incident in the life of John Parker, an ex-slave who became a successful businessman in Ripley, Ohio, and who repeatedly risked his life to help other slaves escape to freedom.

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    Lincoln and Douglass

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    Lincoln and Douglass : an American friendship

    Giovanni, Nikki.

    Describes the unusual friendship that existed between Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War years.

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    Twelve rounds to glory

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    Twelve rounds to glory : the story of Muhammad Ali

    Smith, Charles R., 1969-

    Rap-inspired verse and illustrations describe the life of Muhammed Ali, discussing his bouts, struggles with societal prejudice, Islamic faith, Olympic glory, and more.

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    Between the lines

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    Between the lines : how Ernie Barnes went from the football field to the art gallery

    Wallace, Sandra Neil, author.

    Looks at the life and career of Ernie Barnes, a football star who became an influential painter.

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    Clemente!

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    Clemente!

    Perdomo, Willie.

    A little boy named Clemente is proud to learn about the life, career, and charitable work of his namesake, baseball great Roberto Clemente, the first Latin American player inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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    Martin's big words

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    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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    John's secret dreams

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    John's secret dreams : the life of John Lennon

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Presents the life story of John Lennon interspersed with lyrics from his songs, describing his years with the Beatles, his relationship with Yoko Ono, his struggle to deal with the pain of his abandonment by his mother, and his dream of a world without war.

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    Barack Obama

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    Rosa

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    Rosa

    Giovanni, Nikki.

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    Fifty cents and a dream

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    Fifty cents and a dream : young Booker T. Washington

    Asim, Jabari, 1962-

    An illustrated introduction to the life of Booker T. Washington that focuses on his hard work and determination to earn a college degree.

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    March on!

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    March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world : -- and more stories about African American history

    This entertaining and educational animated collection of award-winning stories celebrates African-American History.

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    March on!

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    March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world : -- and more stories about African American history

    This entertaining and educational animated collection of award-winning stories celebrates African-American History.

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    Knock knock

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    Knock knock : my dad's dream for me

    Beaty, Daniel.

    "A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Uptown

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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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    Your moon, my moon

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    Your moon, my moon : a grandmother's words to a faraway child

    MacLachlan, Patricia.

    Although their homes are different, a grandmother in New England and her loving grandson in Africa share the same moon.

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    City shapes

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    City shapes

    Murray, Diana.

    "A young girl walks through the bustling city, while a pigeon flies above, both spotting hidden shapes at every turn"--Provided by publisher.

    Due 08/30/19

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    These hands

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    These hands

    Price, Hope Lynne.

    Illustrations and simple text describe some of the many things the hands of a young African American girl and her family can do.

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    Doo-Wop Pop

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    Doo-Wop Pop

    Schotter, Roni.

    A school janitor teaches children to sing and have confidence in themselves.

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    It's shoe time!

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    It's shoe time!

    Collier, Bryan.

    Elephant and Piggie read a book about deciding what shoes to wear.

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