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    Journeys with Elijah

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    GOL

    Journeys with Elijah : eight tales of the Prophet

    Goldin, Barbara Diamond.

    Presents eight stories about the Old Testament prophet Elijah, set in a variety of time periods and in places all over the world where Jews have lived.

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    John Henry

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    398.2
    LES

    John Henry

    Lester, Julius.

    Retells the legend of the African American railroad builder who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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    The last tales of Uncle Remus

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    398.2
    LES

    The last tales of Uncle Remus

    Lester, Julius.

    Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

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    The tales of Uncle Remus

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    The tales of Uncle Remus

    Lester, Julius.

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    The hired hand

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    The hired hand : an African-American folktale

    San Souci, Robert D.

    Old Sam hires a man to help out at his saw mill, and the hired hand also teaches Sam's lazy son a lesson about how to treat people.

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    God bless the child

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    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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    Sweethearts of rhythm

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    811
    NEL

    Sweethearts of rhythm : the story of the greatest all-girl swing band in the world

    Nelson, Marilyn, 1946-

    Colorful images and song lyrics tell the story of the Sweethearts of Rhythm, an all-girl swing band that performed across the country during World War II.

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    Childtimes

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    GRE

    Childtimes : a three-generation memoir

    Greenfield, Eloise.

    Childhood memoirs of three black women--grandmother, mother, and daughter-who grew up between the 1880's and the 1950's.

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    Minty

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    TUBMAN

    Minty : a story of young Harriet Tubman

    Schroeder, Alan.

    Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name was Minty, dreams of escaping slavery on the Brodas plantation in the late 1820s.

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    The jungle book

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    The jungle book : the Mowgli stories

    Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.

    Selected stories from Kipling's two "Jungle Books" chronicle the adventures of Mowgli, the boy reared by a pack of wolves in an Indian jungle. Also includes "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi."

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    The Old African

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    LES

    The Old African

    Lester, Julius.

    An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of other slaves and eventually leads them back to Africa.

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    The patchwork quilt

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    FLO

    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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    In plain sight

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    In plain sight

    Jackson, Richard, 1935-

    "An ailing grandfather and his helpful granddaughter play a unique game of seek and find"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Black cowboy, wild horses

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    LES

    Black cowboy, wild horses : a true story

    Lester, Julius.

    An African-American cowboy is so in tune with wild mustangs that they accept him into the herd, thus enabling him singlehandedly to take them to the corral.

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    Sam and the tigers

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    LES

    Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo

    Lester, Julius.

    Relates what happens when a little boy named Sam matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him (a retelling of Little Black Sambo).

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    The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll

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    MCK

    The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share.

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    Goin' someplace special

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    MCK

    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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    Mirandy and Brother Wind

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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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    The talking eggs

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    SAN

    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.

    Due 11/19/19

    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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