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    Let it shine

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    Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Presents profiles of ten African-American women whose efforts on behalf of racial justice and freedom have influenced the course of history.

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    Sit-in

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    Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "This picture book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement."--Amazon.com.

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    Seven candles for Kwanzaa

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    Seven candles for Kwanzaa

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values.

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    Bill Pickett, rodeo-ridin' cowboy

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    Bill Pickett, rodeo-ridin' cowboy

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Describes the life and accomplishments of the son of a former slave whose unusual bulldogging style made him a rodeo star.

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    Rhythm ride

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    Rhythm ride : a road trip through the Motown sound

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "A narrative history of the Motown music label covering the historical context, personalities, and ongoing legacy of the "sound of young America.""--Provided by publisher.

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    Jump back, Honey

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    Jump back, Honey : the poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar

    Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906.

    An illustrated collection of poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar, including "A Boy's Summer Song," "The Sparrow," and "Little Brown Baby."

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    Martin rising

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    Martin rising : requiem for a King

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Presents a collection of poems that looks at the final months of Baptist minister and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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    A poem for Peter

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    A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    "A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day"--Provided by publisher.

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    Hand in hand

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    Hand in hand : ten Black men who changed America

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Offers insight into the lives of ten influential African American men from different times in the history of the United States.

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    Alvin Ailey

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    Alvin Ailey

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Describes the life, dancing, and choreography of Alvin Ailey, who created his own modern dance company to explore the black experience.

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    Dear Benjamin Banneker

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    Dear Benjamin Banneker

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Story of the correspondence between Benjamin Banneker, a free black man, who wrote to Thomas Jefferson to tell him how he felt about Jefferson owning slaves.

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    Duke Ellington

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    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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    Sojourner Truth's step-stomp stride

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    Sojourner Truth's step-stomp stride

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Text and illustrations tell the life story and describe the work of African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth.

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    Bird in a box

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    Bird in a box

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1936, three children meet at the Mercy Home for Negro Orphans in New York State, and while not all three are orphans, they are all dealing with grief and loss which together, along with the help of a sympathetic staff member and the boxing matches of Joe Louis, they manage to overcome. Includes author's notes.

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    Raven in a dove house

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    Raven in a dove house

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    While twelve-year-old Nell and her fourteen-year-old cousin struggle with the loss of parents and other hardships, both African-American youths learn to rely on themselves.

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    The red pencil

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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.

    Due 08/30/19

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    Silent thunder

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    Silent thunder : a Civil War story

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    In 1862 eleven-year-old Summer and her thirteen-year-old brother Rosco take turns describing how life on the quiet Virginia plantation where they are slaves is affected by the Civil War.

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    Boycott blues

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    Boycott blues : how Rosa Parks inspired a nation

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Uses the form of a blues song to share the story of the year-long bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama, sparked by seamstress Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on a city bus to a white passenger in 1955, which resulted in a repeal of the Jim Crow segregation laws.

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    Ella Fitzgerald

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    Ella Fitzgerald : the tale of a vocal virtuosa

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan, tells the story of how small town girl Ella Fitzgerald became one of the world's best-known songstresses.

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    Peggony-Po

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    Peggony-Po : a whale of a tale

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Peggony-Po, carved out of wood by his father, a one-legged whaler, determines to catch the huge whale that ate his father's leg.

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    Sleeping Cutie

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    Sleeping Cutie

    Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

    Cutie LaRue is perfect in nearly every way, but her sleeplessness causes problems for her parents until they send for a new toy that introduces Cutie to the Dreamland Nightclub.

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