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    No more! : stories and songs of slave resistance

    Rappaport, Doreen.

    Chronicles the experiences of twelve African Americans who struggled to gain dignity and freedom from slavery; includes information on the different forms of slave resistance.

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    The way a door closes

    Smith, Hope Anita.

    A collection of poems about a thirteen-year-old boy whose father abandoned him and his family.

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    28 days : moments in Black history that changed the world

    Smith, Charles R., Jr., 1969-

    "A picture book look at many of the men and women who revolutionized life for African Americans throughout history"--Provided by publisher.

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    Osceola : memories of a sharecropper's daughter

    Mays, Osceola, 1909-

    A sharecropper's daughter describes her childhood in Texas in the early years of the twentieth century.

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    Shaq and the beanstalk and other very tall tales

    O'Neal, Shaquille.

    Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal relates updated versions of five fairy tales linked together, in each of which he plays a major role: Shaq and the beanstalk; Little Red Riding Shaq; Shaq and the three bears; Shaq's new clothes; and Shaq and the three billy goats gruff.

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    The red pencil

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "After her tribal village is attacked by militants, Amira, a young Sudanese girl, must flee to safety at a refugee camp, where she finds hope and the chance to pursue an education in the form of a single red pencil and the friendship and encouragement of a wise elder"--Provided by publisher.

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    Chocolate me!

    Diggs, Taye.

    A young boy, teased by the other kids because of his darker skin and curlier hair, comes to see himself as beautiful with the help of his mother.

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    Mixed me!

    Diggs, Taye.

    A young boy, teased by the other kids because of his mixed racial background, comes to see himself as not mixed up, but mixed just right.

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    Bintou's braids

    Diouf, Sylviane A. (Sylviane Anna), 1952-

    When Bintou, a little girl living in West Africa, finally gets her wish for braids, she discovers that what she dreamed for has been hers all along.

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    When Gorilla goes walking

    Grimes, Nikki.

    In this story told in a series of rhyming poems, Gorilla the cat enjoys answering the telephone, eating soul food, and sharing mischievous adventures with her young owner.

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    My brother Charlie

    Peete, Holly Robinson, 1964-

    A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it hard to communicate with words, but who, in most ways, is just like any other boy. Includes authors' note about autism.

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    Lillian's right to vote : a celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Winter, Jonah, 1962-

    As an elderly woman, Lillian recalls that her great-great-grandparents were sold as slaves in front of a courthouse where only rich white men were allowed to vote, then the long fight that led to her right--and determination--to cast her ballot since the Voting Rights Act gave every American the right to vote.

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