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AGES 4-8

The Goal Is To Create Life Long Readers 

Beautifully illustrated stories for GRADES K-3 with positive images that stirs the imagination and builds vocabulary to accelerate their enthusiasm for reading and increases reading comprehension.

  • Jump!: From The Life Of Michael Jordan

    Jump!: From The Life Of Michael Jordan

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    Floyd Cooper (A and ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Sports / Basketball - 2004) What was Michael Jordan like as a boy? You might ...

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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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  • In My Momma's Kitchen

    In My Momma's Kitchen

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    Jerdine Nolen (A) and Colin Bootman (ILT) List Price: $6.95 (Paperback - Family and Relationships / Tradition 2001) Description: Seems like everyth...

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  • If A Bus Could Talk: The Story Of Rosa Parks
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    If A Bus Could Talk: The Story Of Rosa Parks

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    Faith Ringgold (A and ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Activist / Civil Rights / Bus Boycott- 1999) Description: This Rosa Parks bi...

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  • I Love My Hair!
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    I Love My Hair!

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    Natasha Anastasia Tarpley (A) and E.B. Lewis (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Board Book ) or $8.99 ( Paperback - African American Girls / Hair Care / Prid...

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  • Honey, I Love, and Other Love Poems

    Honey, I Love, and Other Love Poems

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    Eloise Greenfield (A) and Leo and Diane Dillon (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Poetry - 1986) Love don't mean all that kissing Like on televis...

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  • Honey, I Love
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    Honey, I Love

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    Eloise Greenfield (A) and Jan Spivey Gilchrist (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Poem / Girls / Love - 2002) Originally published in 1978 as pa...

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  • Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life at AshayByTheBay.com

    Hewitt Anderson's Great Big Life

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    Jerdine Nolen (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $18.95 (Hardcover - Fairy Tale / Family / Self Acceptance - 2005) Young Hewitt Anderson is hi...

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  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

    He's Got The Whole World In His Hands

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    Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Family Spending Quality Time / Father/ Son - 2008) Description: What began as a spiritual has de...

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  • Ellington Was Not A Street

    Ellington Was Not A Street

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    Ntozake Shange (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) (A) List Price: $18.99 (Hardcover - Family / Duke Ellington / Harlem Renaissance Legends - 2004) Descript...

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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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  • Did I Tell You I Love You Today?

    Did I Tell You I Love You Today?

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    Deloris Jordan (A), Rosalyn M. Jordan (A) and Shane W. Evans (ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Family / Caring and Love - 2004) This celebrati...

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  • Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

    Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

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    Jim Haskins (A) and Benny Andrews (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - African American History / Civil Rights / Activism / Racism and Discriminati...

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  • Dear Benjamin Banneker

    Dear Benjamin Banneker

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    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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  • Dancing In The Wings

    Dancing In The Wings

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    Debbie Allen (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price:$7.99 (Paperback - Performance / Dancing - 2000) Description: Sassy worries that her too-large f...

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  • Brothers of the Knight at AshayByTheBay.com

    Brothers of the Knight

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    Debbie Allen (A) and Kadir Nelson (ILT) List Price: $7.99 (Paperback - Dancing - 1999) This modern fable by actress-producer Debbie Allen is a hip...

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  • Beautiful Blackbird at AshayByTheBay.com

    Beautiful Blackbird

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    Ashley Bryan (A) and (ILT) List Price: $19.99 (Hardcover - Creativity / Self Expression - 2003) Description: Long ago, Blackbird was voted the most...

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    Abiyoyo

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    Pete Seeger (Storysong) and Michael Hays (ILT) List Price: $8.99 (Paperback - Folktale / South African - 2003) American folk singer Pete Seeger re...

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  • A Is For Africa at AshayByTheBAy.com

    A Is For Africa

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    Ifeoma Onyefulu (A and Photos) List Price $6.99 (Paperback - Alphabet Book / African Themes and Concepts - 1999) This alphabet is based on my own f...

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    Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States

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    Louisa Jagger (A) and Shari Becker (A) and  Floyd Cooper (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - First Black Pilot to Fly Across the USA - 2021) The ...

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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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  • What Is BLack Lives Matter at ashaybythebay.com

    What Is Black Lives Matter?

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    Lakita Wilson (A), Who HQ (A) and Gregory Copeland (LT) List Price: $4.99 (Paperback -Black Lives Matter -2021) From the #1 New York Times bestsel...

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    What Is the Civil Rights Movement?

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    Sherrie Smith (A), Who HQ (A) and Tim Foley (LT) List Price: $5.99 (Paperback -Black Lives Matter -2021) Relive the moments when African Americans...

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  • Who Is Stacey Abrams? at ashaybythebay.com

    Who Is Stacey Abrams?

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    Shelia P. Moses (A), Who HQ (A) and Dede Putra (LT) List Price: $5.99 (Paperback - Politician / Democrat Leader -2021) Discover how a young girl w...

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