No Crystal Stair

  No Crystal StairA Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller Illustrations by R. Gregory ChristieCarolrhoda Lab, 2012 “You can't walk straight on a crooked line. You do you'll break your leg. How can you ...

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Ready? Set. Raymond!

Ready? Set. Raymond! Illustrations by Derek AndersonRandom House, 2002 Raymond likes to do everything fast–from brushing his teeth to going to school to making new friends. In three easy-to-read stories, readers follow Raymond on a typical super-fast day, see ...

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Almost to Freedom

Almost to Freedom Illustrations by Colin BootmanCarolrhoda Books, 2003 Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll. Awards and Accolades 2004 Coretta Scott King ...

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Juneteenth

JuneteenthCo-author: Drew Nelson Illustrations by Mark SchroderMillbrook Press, 2006 June 19th, 1865, began as another hot day in Texas. African American slaves worked in fields, in barns, and in the homes of the people who owned them. Then a message arrived. ...

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