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I Am Rosa Parks

by Rosa Parks

|December 9, 1999

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When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man on December 1, 1955, she made history. Her brave act sparked the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott and brought the civil rights movement to national attention. In simple, lively language, Rosa…

Rosa Parks: My Story

by Rosa Parks

|February 4, 1992

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"Even those familiar with her name will realize on reading this engrossing account how little they really know of Parks's life and the events that surrounded the dawning Civil Rights movement. Setting her historic refusal to give up her seat on a bus in the…
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These beautifully illustrated, interactive picture books introduce children to foreign cultures and languages.

Get On Board

by Jim Haskins

|January 1, 1995

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Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Jim Haskins tells the story of the Underground Railroad. New in paperback, this colorful history weaves together personal stories, historical material, and letters of "conductors" and "stationmasters" who helped slaves to…
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Long before 1492, African sailors and travelers, many of them slaves or servants, helped to discover new worlds. Many black adventurers have passed unsung into history, and yet they played vital roles in innumerable explorations. Renowned author Jim Haskins…

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A respected biographer teams up with an acclaimed artist to tell the story of the mail carrier who orchestrated the Great Savannah Boycott — and was instrumental in bringing equality to his community. "Grow up and be somebody," Westley Wallace…

African Heroes

by Jim Haskins

|January 14, 2005

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Meet the Greatest heroes of africa--from ancient to modern times "The books in the Black Stars series are the types of books that would have really captivated me as a kid." --Earl G. Graves, Black Enterprise magazine Kofi Annan Askia the Great Bambaata Behanzin…

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America, always revered as the land of opportunity, is rich in stories about ambitious, determined individuals who worked hard and built businesses of their own. Yet, few people know about the many African American entrepreneurs who helped shape the American…
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BLACK STARS Meet the black religious leaders who helpedshape the African American experience--from colonial to modern times * Absalom Jones * Richard Allen * Jarena Lee * Lemuel Haynes * Peter Williams Sr. * Peter Williams Jr. * John Marrant * Denmark Vesey *…
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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY COMES TO LIFE Discover why young people all over the country are reading the Black Stars biographies of African American heroes. Here is what you want to know about the lives of great black men and women during the fabulous Harlem…
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These beautifully illustrated, interactive picture books introduce children to foreign cultures and languages.