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    Brothers of the knight

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    Brothers of the knight

    Allen, Debbie.

    In this contemporary retelling of the fairy tale "Twelve Dancing Princesses," an African-American reverend in Harlem endeavors to discover why the shoes of his twelve sons are worn to pieces every morning.

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    Ellington was not a street

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    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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    Coretta Scott

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    Coretta Scott

    Shange, Ntozake.

    An illustrated biography of Coretta Scott King, describing her childhood in the segregated South, her marriage to Martin Luther King, Jr., and her civil rights work.

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    Mama Miti

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    Mama Miti : Wangari Maathai and the trees of Kenya

    Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-

    Wangari Maathai, known as Mama Miti, mother of trees, shares her wisdom with other women by advising them to plant trees native to Kenya to solve their many problems.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Dancing in the wings

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    Dancing in the wings

    Allen, Debbie.

    Sassy tries out for a summer dance festival in Washington, D.C., despite the other girls' taunts that she is much too tall.

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    The village that vanished

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    The village that vanished

    Grifalconi, Ann.

    In southeastern Africa, a young Yao girl and her mother find a way for their fellow villagers to escape approaching slave traders.

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    Salt in his shoes

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    Salt in his shoes : Michael Jordan in pursuit of a dream

    Jordan, Deloris.

    A young Michael Jordan puts salt in his shoes, hoping it will help him grow tall enough to become a famous basketball player.

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    Please, baby, please

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    Please, baby, please

    Lee, Spike.

    A toddler's antics keep his mother busy as she tries to feed him, watch him on the playground, give him a bath, and put him to bed.

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    Henry's freedom box

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    Henry's freedom box

    Levine, Ellen.

    A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

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    Big Jabe

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    Big Jabe

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    Momma Mary tells stories about a special young man who does wondrous things, especially for the slaves on the Plenty Plantation.

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    Hewitt Anderson's great big life

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    Hewitt Anderson's great big life

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    When tiny Hewitt is born into a family of giants, everyone learns that sometimes small is best of all.

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    Thunder Rose

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    Thunder Rose

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    Unusual from the day she is born, Thunder Rose performs all sorts of amazing feats, including building fences, taming a stampeding herd of steers, capturing a gang of rustlers, and turning aside a tornado.

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    Testing the ice

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    Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson

    Robinson, Sharon, 1950-

    As a testament to his courage, Jackie Robinson's daughter shares memories of him, from his baseball career to the day he tests the ice for her, her brothers, and their friends.

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