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    The poet slave of Cuba

    811.54
    Eng

    The poet slave of Cuba : a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    Engle, Margarita.

    Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slaveowners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his outlet, reflecting the beauty and cruelty of his world. Written in verse.

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    The case for loving

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    306.84
    ALK

    The case for loving : the fight for interracial marriage

    Alko, Selina.

    Shares the story of Mildred and Richard Loving, an interracial couple who, in 1958, struggled with marriage laws.

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    Can I touch your hair?

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    811
    LAT

    Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship

    Latham, Irene.

    Presents a collection of poems that looks at the experience of race through fifth graders Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is African American.

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    Before John was a jazz giant

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    B
    COLTRANE

    Before John was a jazz giant : a song of John Coltrane

    Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-

    A biography of John Coltrane that focuses on his childhood and adolescent years and discusses his inspirations, influences, family, the development of his musical talent, and more.

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    Dizzy

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    GILLESPIE

    Dizzy

    Winter, Jonah.

    Simple text and illustrations introduce the life of jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie.

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    Emmanuel's dream

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    B
    YEBOAH

    Emmanuel's dream : the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

    Thompson, Laurie Ann.

    "The story of a West African youth who pursued an education, helped support his family and became a record-setting cyclist in spite of a disability traces his ongoing achievements as an activist"--OCLC.

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    Bird in a box

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    PIN

    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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    The baby on the way

    P
    ENG

    The baby on the way

    English, Karen.

    When a young boy asks his grandmother if she was ever a baby, she tells him the story of how she was born.

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    Who will I be, Lord?

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    NEL

    Who will I be, Lord?

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    A young girl recalls the stories she has been told about the members of her family and wonders what kind of person she will become.

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    Freedom song

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    WAL

    Freedom song : the story of Henry "Box" Brown

    Walker, Sally M.

    Henry Brown copes with slavery by singing, but after his wife and children are sold away he is left with only his freedom song, which gives him strength when friends put him in a box and mail him to a free state.

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