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  • Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

    Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

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    Katheryn-Russell-Brown (A) and Fran Morrison (ILT) List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Biography / Music / Trombone / Loved Music - 2014) Melba Dorett...

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  • Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

    Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X

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    Ilyasha Shabazz (A) and AG Ford (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - African American Leader / Civil Rights Era - 2014) Malcolm X grew to be one o...

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  • Malcolm X: Fire Burning Brightly

    Malcolm X: Fire Burning Brightly

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    Walter Dean Myers (A), Leonard Jenkins (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / Leader / Revolutionary - 2003) "I believe in recognizing e...

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  • Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Songat Ashay by the Bay
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    Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song

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    Kathryn Erksine (A) and Charly Parker (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - South Africa / Singer / Activist - 2017) Miriam Makeba, a Grammy Award...

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  • Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

    Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya

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    Donna Jo Napoli (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Biography - East Africa / Visionary/ Tree Planting / Green Belt Movement...

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  • Marcus Garvey Activity Book at AshayByTheBay.com

    Marcus Garvey Activity Book

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     Michelle E. Thomas (A) and Donald L. Hill (ILT)  List Price: $11.99 (Paperback - Activity and Coloring Book - 2017)  The Marcus Garvey Activity B...

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    Maya’s Song

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    Renee Watson (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT)  List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Artist - Poet  - 2022) From bestselling, award-winning creators Renée Wa...

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  • Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom

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    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Leader / Spiritual / Bravery - 2006...

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  • Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

    Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

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    Gene Barretta (A) and Frank Morrison (ILT)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Sports / Boxing Champ - 2017) There are themes of hard wor...

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    My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia: The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz

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    Monica Brown (A) and Rafael Lopez (ILT)  List Price: $15.95 (Hardcover - 2004) This bilingual book allows young readers to enter Celia Cruz's life ...

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    My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth

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    Ann Turner (A) and James Ransome (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Abolitionist / Women's Rights Activist / Evangelists - 2015) Her...

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  • Nelson Mandela
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    Nelson Mandela

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    Kadir Nelson (A and ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African Leader / South Africa - 2013) A Coretta Scott King Honor Book Description: In this...

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  • Nina: A Story of Nina Simone

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    Traci Todd (A) and Christian Robinson (ILT) List Price $18.95 (Hardwood - Singer / Pianist / Activist - Civil Rights - 2021) This illuminating and ...

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    No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas

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    Tonya Bolden (A) and Don Tate (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Farmer / Potato King - 2018) Discover the incredible true story of how one of ...

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  • Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth

    Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth

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    Anne Rockwell (A) and R. Gregory Christie (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / African American Hisotry / Abolitionist / Women Rights -...

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  • Pele, King of Soccer/Pele, El rey del futbol: Bilingual

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    Monica Brown (A) and Rudy Gutierrez (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Soccer Sports Star - 2008) This acclaimed bilingual children’s book, Spa...

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  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul

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    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) and Frank Morrison (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Soul Singer / Queen of Soul - 2020)Winner of the Coretta Sc...

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    Satchel Paige

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    Lesa Cline-Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT) List Price: $8.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sport / Baseball - 2005) This book examines the life o...

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  • Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

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    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) Eric Velasquez (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Black Library Pioneer and Historian - 2017)  In luminous painti...

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  • She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story

    She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story

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    Audrey Vernick (A) and Don Tate (ILT) Harper Collins List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Baseball - 2010) Description: Effa always loved ba...

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  • Shirley Chisholm is  A Verb at AshayByTheBay.com
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    Shirley Chisholm Is A Verb!

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    Veronica Chambers (A) and Rachelle Baker (ILT)  List Price $18.99 (Hardcover - First Black Woman Presidential Candidate - 2020) A timely picture bo...

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  • Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams
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    Sisters: Venus & Serena Williams

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    Jeanette Winter (A and I)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Sisters / International Tennis Champs - 2019) Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanet...

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    So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom

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    Gary D. Schmidt (A) and Daniel Minter (ILT)  List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Abolitionist/ Feminists / Leader - 2018) From celebrated author Gary ...

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  • Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride

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    Andrea Davis Pinkney (A) and Brian Pinkney (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / African American Leader / Abolitionist and Feminist - ...

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  • Super Heroes are Everywhere

    Superheroes Are Everywhere

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    Kamala Harris (A) and Mechal Renee Roe (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Senator and Presidential Candidate - 2019) From Senator K...

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  • The 5 O' Clock Band

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    Troy Andrews (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover -  Sequel to Shorty's Trombone - 2018) In this companion to the Caldecott Ho...

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  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

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    William Kamkwamba (A), Bryan Mealer (A) and Elizabeth Zunon (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Ingenuity /African Village / Making A Windmill / ...

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    The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath

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    Julia Finley Mosca (A) and Daniel Rieley (ILT) List Price: $17.99 ( Hardcover - Scientist /  Cured Blindness -2017) Chicago Public Library Best o...

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  • The Story of Ruby Bridges
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    The Story of Ruby Bridges

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    Robert Coles (A) and George Ford (ILT) List Price: $18.89  (Hardcover - Biography / Civil Rights / Integration - 2004) Please, God, try to forgive ...

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    Thurgood

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    Jonah Winter (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT)   List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Supreme  Court Justice / Brilliant Lawyer - 2019)   Thurgood Marshall-...

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  • Trombone Shorty
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    Trombone Shorty

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    Troy Andrews (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Musician Bio - 2015) "Winner of both a Caldecott Honor and a Coretta Scot...

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  • We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

    We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball

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    Kadir Nelson (A and ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Sports / Negro League Baseball - 2008) 2010 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrato...

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  • What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

    What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan

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    Chris Barton (A) and Eukua Holmes (ILT)  List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover -  Biography / Congresswoman Barbara Jordan - 2017)  When Barbara Jordan tal...

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  • When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

    When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

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    Laban Carrick Hill (A) and Theodore Taylor III (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover -  Biography / Music / Hip Hop Era - 2013) Before there was hi...

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  • Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions
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    Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions

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    Chris Barton (A) and Don Tate (ILT)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Inventor -  2016) You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twent...

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  • Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

    Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass

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    Lisa Cline Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Leader / Abolitionist / Orator - 2012) Description: T...

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