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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

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

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

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    Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions

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    Margaret Musgrove (A) Leo Dillon (ILT) and Diane Dillon (ILT) List Price $21.99 (Hardcover - 26 African Tribes / Traditions - 1992) From A to Z, an...

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

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    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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    Barack

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

    Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope

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    Nikki Grimes (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT) List Price: $9.99 (Paperback - Biography - African American History/President - 2008) Description: Ever si...

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    Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You

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    Carole Boston Weatherford (A) and (ILT) James E. Ransome List Price: 17.99 (Hardcover - Kids Bio of Dr. King - 2018) You can be a King. Stamp out ...

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    Before She Was Harriett

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

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    Sandra Neil Wallace (A) and Bryan Collier (ILT)  List Price: $17.99 ( Hardcover - Artist / Painter - 2018) 2019 Orbis Pictus Book Award Winner“A v...

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  • Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

    Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa

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    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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  • Child of the Civil Rights Movement

    Child of the Civil Rights Movement

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    Paula Young Shelton (A) and Ralu Colo (ILT) List Price: $7.99  (Paperback - African American History / Civil Rights Era - 2009) Two parents decide...

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  • Coretta Scott
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    Coretta Scott

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

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    Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13

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    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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  • Dream Builder

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    Kelly Starling Lyons (A) and Laura Freeman (ILT) List Price $19.95 (Hardcover - Builder / Designer / Architect - 2021) The Story of Architect Phil...

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  • Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

    Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra

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

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    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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  • Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

    Fifty Cents and Dream: Young Booker T. Washington

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    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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  • Firebird

    Firebird

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    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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  • Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

    Fly High: The Story of Bessie Coleman

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    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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  • Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

    Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

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    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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  • George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

    George Washington Carver: The Peanut Wizard

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    Laura Driscoll (A) and Jill Weber (ILT) List Price: $6.99 ( Paperback - Biography / Scientist - 2003) Description: Annie Marcus is just nuts about ...

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

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

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  • Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

    Hank Aaron: Brave in Every Way

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

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  • Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

    Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

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    Ellen Levin (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History /Escape to Freedom - 2007) A stirring, dramatic st...

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  • Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
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    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

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    Margot Lee Shetterly (A) and Laura Freeman (ILT)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Black Scientists / Save NASA Program -2018) Based on the New Yor...

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    I Am Farmer

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    Miranda Paul (A) and Baptiste Paul (A) and Elizabeth Zunon (ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Library Binding - A Farmer Brings Hope to Camaroon - 2019) ...

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    I Have A Dream (Book and CD)

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    Kadir Nelson (A and ILT) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Biography / African American Leader - 2014) A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Fr...

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  • I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Walter Dean Myers (A) and Leonard Jenkins (ILT) List Price: $6.99 (Paperback - Civil Rights Movement History - 2003) Description: Dr. Martin Luther...

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  • Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told

    Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told

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    Walter Dean Myers (A) and Bonnie Christensen (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Activist - Journalist/ Exposed Lynching - 2008) Des...

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  • Jake Makes a World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem at AshayByTheBay.com

    Jake Makes a World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem

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    Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (A) and Christopher Myers (ILT) List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Bio / Artist / Harlem Renaissance - 2015) Jake Makes a World ...

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  • Kwame Nkrumah's Midnight Speech for Independence

    Kwame Nkrumah's Midnight Speech for Independence

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    Useni Eugene Perkins (A) and Laura Freeman (ILT) List Price: $17.95 (Hardcover - 1st President of Ghana - 2021) On a humid March night in 1957, Kwa...

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  • Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer only at AshayByThebay.com

    Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer

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    Heather Henson (A) and Bryan Collier ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Legendary Cave Explorer and Slave -2016) Description: Grab your lantern a...

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  • Little Dreamers

    Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World

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    Vashti Harrison (A and ILT)  List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - African American History /Features 35 Women - 2018) The instant New York Times bests...

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  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

    Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

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    Vashti Harrison (A and ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - African American History / Black Women Leaders - 2017)   This beautifully illustrated...

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    Little Legends Exceptional Men In Black History

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    Vashti Harrison (A and ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Leaders and Achievers - 2019) New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harr...

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    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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