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  • A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    $ 8.99

    Matt de a Pena (A) and Kadir Nelson (Ilt)  List Price: $8.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports Boxing - 2013) The magnificent, inspiring story of a...

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    $ 8.99
  • A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver at AshayByTheBay.com

    A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver

    $ 7.99

    Aliki (A and ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / Scientist - 1988) Description: From humble beginnings, George Washington Carver became...

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    $ 7.99
  • Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions at AshayByTheBay.com

    Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

    $ 21.99

    Margaret Musgrove (A) Leo Dillon (ILT) and Diane Dillon (ILT) List Price $21.99 (Hardcover - 26 African Tribes / Traditions - 1992) Description: Fr...

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    $ 21.99
  • Baby Flo: Florence Mills Takes The Stage

    Baby Flo: Florence Mills Takes The Stage

    $ 18.95

    Alan Schroeder (A), Cornelius Van Whright (ILT) and Ying Hwa Hu (ILT) List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Harlem Renaissance Singer / Dancer -2012)A bi...

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    $ 18.95
  • Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal

    Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal

    $ 18.95

    Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (A) and R. Gregory Christie (ILT) List Price: $18.95  (Library Binding - Biography Law Enforcement / U.S. Marshall - 2009) ...

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    $ 18.95
  • Barack at AshayByTheBay.com

    Barack

    $ 7.99

    Jonah Winter (A) and A G Ford (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography - African American History / 44th President 2008) Description: This i...

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    $ 7.99
  • Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope at AshayByTheBay.com

    Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 15.99

    Nikki Grimes (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American History/President - 2008) Description: Ever s...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 15.99
  • Before She was Harriett at Ashay By The Bay

    Before She Was Harriett

    $ 18.99

    Lesa Cline- Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT)  List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American Leader / Pioneer - 2019)  Who wa...

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    $ 18.99
  • Bessie Smith and the Night Riders

    Bessie Smith and the Night Riders

    $ 16.00

    Sue Stauffacher (A) and John Holyfield (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - History / Blues Singer / Courage - 2006) Description: Bessie Smith was...

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    $ 16.00
  • Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

    Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 13.99

    List Price: $17.99 ( Hardcover - Artist / Painter - 2018) 2019 Orbis Pictus Book Award Winner“A visually striking, enlightening picture-book biogr...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 13.99
  • Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

    Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

    $ 7.99

    Veronica Chambers (A) and Julie Maren (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback- Cuban Singer / Queen of Salsa - 2005) Description: Everyone knows the fla...

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    $ 7.99
  • Child of the Civil Rights Movement

    Child of the Civil Rights Movement

    $ 17.99

    Paula Young Shelton (A) and Ralu Colo (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Civil Rights Era - 2009) Description: Two p...

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    $ 17.99
  • Coretta Scott

    Coretta Scott

    $ 17.99

    Kadir Nelson (A) and Ntozake Shange (ILT) List Price $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Civil Rights Leader - 2009) Description: Walkin...

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    $ 17.99
  • Counting the Katherine at AshayByTHeBay.com

    Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99

    Helaine Becker (A) and Tiemdow Phumiruk (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Mathematician / NASA Genius - 2019) The bold story of Katherine Joh...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99
  • Dear Benjamin Banneker

    Dear Benjamin Banneker

    $ 7.99

    Andrea Davis Pinkney (A) and Brian Pinkney (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - African American History / Free Black / Scientist Engineer / Genius...

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    $ 7.99
  • Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

    $ 6.99

    Andrea Davis Pinkney (A) and Brian Pinkney (ILT) List Price: $6.99 (Paperback - Performance /Composer / Jazz - 2006) Description: A swinging, vibra...

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    $ 6.99
  • Fearless Mary: Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver at AshayByTheBay.com

    Fearless Mary: Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver

    $ 16.99

    Tami Chalres (A) and Clare Almon (ILT)  List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - African American Trailblazer / US Postal Carrier - 2018) Description: A li...

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    $ 16.99
  • Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

    Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

    $ 16.99

    Jabari Asim (A) and Bryan Collier List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Educator / Self Reliance -2012) Booker dreamedof making friends with ...

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    $ 16.99
  • Firebird

    Firebird

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99

    Misty Copeland (A) and Christopher Myers (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Ballerina - 2014) Description: In her debut picture book...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99
  • Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

    Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

    $ 7.99

    Louise Borden (A), Mary Kay Kroeger (A) and Teresa Flavin (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - First Black Aviator - 2004) Description: When Bessie...

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    $ 7.99
  • Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 14.99

    Lisa Cline -Ransome (A) and James E.  Ransome  (ILT)  List Price $17.99 (Hardcover - Legendary Tennis Champions - 2018) This lovingly crafted pictu...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 14.99
  • George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

    George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

    $ 5.99

    Laura Driscoll (A) and Jill Weber (ILT) List Price: $5.99 ( Paperback - Biography / Scientist - 2003) Description: Annie Marcus is just nuts about ...

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    $ 5.99
  • Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

    Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

    $ 16.99

    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) and Jamey Christoph (ILT)  List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Harlem Renaissance Photographer - 2015) Description: His ...

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    $ 16.99
  • Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

    Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

    $ 7.99

    Peter Golenbock (A) and Paul Lee (Ilt) (A) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports / Baseball - 2005) Description: This is a true story a...

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    $ 7.99
  • A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    A Nation's Hope: the Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis

    $ 8.99

    Matt de a Pena (A) and Kadir Nelson (Ilt)  List Price: $8.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports Boxing - 2013) The magnificent, inspiring story of a...

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    $ 8.99
  • A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver at AshayByTheBay.com

    A Weed Is a Flower : The Life of George Washington Carver

    $ 7.99

    Aliki (A and ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / Scientist - 1988) Description: From humble beginnings, George Washington Carver became...

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    $ 7.99
  • Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions at AshayByTheBay.com

    Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

    $ 21.99

    Margaret Musgrove (A) Leo Dillon (ILT) and Diane Dillon (ILT) List Price $21.99 (Hardcover - 26 African Tribes / Traditions - 1992) Description: Fr...

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    $ 21.99
  • Baby Flo: Florence Mills Takes The Stage

    Baby Flo: Florence Mills Takes The Stage

    $ 18.95

    Alan Schroeder (A), Cornelius Van Whright (ILT) and Ying Hwa Hu (ILT) List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Harlem Renaissance Singer / Dancer -2012)A bi...

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    $ 18.95
  • Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal

    Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U. S. Marshal

    $ 18.95

    Vaunda Micheaux Nelson (A) and R. Gregory Christie (ILT) List Price: $18.95  (Library Binding - Biography Law Enforcement / U.S. Marshall - 2009) ...

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    $ 18.95
  • Barack at AshayByTheBay.com

    Barack

    $ 7.99

    Jonah Winter (A) and A G Ford (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography - African American History / 44th President 2008) Description: This i...

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    $ 7.99
  • Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope at AshayByTheBay.com

    Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 15.99

    Nikki Grimes (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American History/President - 2008) Description: Ever s...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 15.99
  • Before She was Harriett at Ashay By The Bay

    Before She Was Harriett

    $ 18.99

    Lesa Cline- Ransome (A) and James E. Ransome (ILT)  List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Biography - African American Leader / Pioneer - 2019)  Who wa...

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    $ 18.99
  • Bessie Smith and the Night Riders

    Bessie Smith and the Night Riders

    $ 16.00

    Sue Stauffacher (A) and John Holyfield (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - History / Blues Singer / Courage - 2006) Description: Bessie Smith was...

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    $ 16.00
  • Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

    Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 13.99

    List Price: $17.99 ( Hardcover - Artist / Painter - 2018) 2019 Orbis Pictus Book Award Winner“A visually striking, enlightening picture-book biogr...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 13.99
  • Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

    Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

    $ 7.99

    Veronica Chambers (A) and Julie Maren (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback- Cuban Singer / Queen of Salsa - 2005) Description: Everyone knows the fla...

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    $ 7.99
  • Child of the Civil Rights Movement

    Child of the Civil Rights Movement

    $ 17.99

    Paula Young Shelton (A) and Ralu Colo (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Civil Rights Era - 2009) Description: Two p...

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    $ 17.99
  • Coretta Scott

    Coretta Scott

    $ 17.99

    Kadir Nelson (A) and Ntozake Shange (ILT) List Price $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Civil Rights Leader - 2009) Description: Walkin...

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    $ 17.99
  • Counting the Katherine at AshayByTHeBay.com

    Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99

    Helaine Becker (A) and Tiemdow Phumiruk (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Mathematician / NASA Genius - 2019) The bold story of Katherine Joh...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99
  • Dear Benjamin Banneker

    Dear Benjamin Banneker

    $ 7.99

    Andrea Davis Pinkney (A) and Brian Pinkney (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - African American History / Free Black / Scientist Engineer / Genius...

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    $ 7.99
  • Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

    $ 6.99

    Andrea Davis Pinkney (A) and Brian Pinkney (ILT) List Price: $6.99 (Paperback - Performance /Composer / Jazz - 2006) Description: A swinging, vibra...

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    $ 6.99
  • Fearless Mary: Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver at AshayByTheBay.com

    Fearless Mary: Mary Fields, American Stagecoach Driver

    $ 16.99

    Tami Chalres (A) and Clare Almon (ILT)  List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - African American Trailblazer / US Postal Carrier - 2018) Description: A li...

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    $ 16.99
  • Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

    Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

    $ 16.99

    Jabari Asim (A) and Bryan Collier List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Educator / Self Reliance -2012) Booker dreamedof making friends with ...

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    $ 16.99
  • Firebird

    Firebird

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99

    Misty Copeland (A) and Christopher Myers (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Ballerina - 2014) Description: In her debut picture book...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 16.99
  • Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

    Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

    $ 7.99

    Louise Borden (A), Mary Kay Kroeger (A) and Teresa Flavin (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - First Black Aviator - 2004) Description: When Bessie...

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    $ 7.99
  • Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 14.99

    Lisa Cline -Ransome (A) and James E.  Ransome  (ILT)  List Price $17.99 (Hardcover - Legendary Tennis Champions - 2018) This lovingly crafted pictu...

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    Original price $ 17.99
    Current price $ 14.99
  • George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

    George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

    $ 5.99

    Laura Driscoll (A) and Jill Weber (ILT) List Price: $5.99 ( Paperback - Biography / Scientist - 2003) Description: Annie Marcus is just nuts about ...

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    $ 5.99
  • Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

    Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America

    $ 16.99

    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) and Jamey Christoph (ILT)  List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Harlem Renaissance Photographer - 2015) Description: His ...

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    $ 16.99
  • Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

    Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

    $ 7.99

    Peter Golenbock (A) and Paul Lee (Ilt) (A) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Biography / Sports / Baseball - 2005) Description: This is a true story a...

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    $ 7.99