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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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  • Jazz at AshayByTheBay.com

    Jazz

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     Walter Dean Myers (A) and Christopher Myers (ILT)  List Price:  $18.95 (Hardcover - Jazz Poetry - 2008)There's a crazy syncopation /and it's teari...

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  • Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)
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    Life Doesn't Frighten Me (25th Anniversary Edition)

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    Maya Angelou (A) and Jean-Michel Basquiat (ILT) and Sara Jan Boyers (A) List Price: $19.95 (Hardcover - Celebrated New York Artist / Creativity - ...

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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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  • Love Poems

    Love Poems

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    Nikki Giovanni (A) List Price: $14.00 (Hardcover - Poetry / Relationships - 1997) Description: In a career that has spanned more than a quarter cen...

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  • Love to Langston

    Love to Langston

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    Tony Medina (A) and R. Gregory Christie (ILT) List Price: $10.95 (Paperback - Biography / Langston Hughes -2006) Description: Fourteen original poe...

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  • Lullaby For a Black Mother
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    Lullaby For a Black Mother

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    Langston Hughes (A) and Sean Qualls (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Lullaby Poem / Langston Hughes - 2013) Description: "My little dark baby,...

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  • Maya's Song at ashaybythebay.com
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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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  • My Man Blue

    My Man Blue

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    Nikki Grimes (A) and Jerome LaGarrique (ILT) List Price: $6.99  (Paperback - Poetry / Friendship / Mentor - 1999) Description: In 14 knowing, heart...

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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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  • Palm of My Heart

    Palm of My Heart

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    Davida Adedjouma (EDITOR), Gregory Christie (ILT), Lucille Clifton (INTRO) List Price: $10.95 (Paperback - Poetry / Children - 2003) Description: T...

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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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  • Radiant Child
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    Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

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    Javaka Steptoe (A) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Pop Culture Artist - 2017)   Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Cor...

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  • Ready to Ready: Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) (Level 3)

    Ready to Ready: Misty Copeland (You Should Meet) (Level 3)

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    Laurie Calkhoven (A) and Monique Dong (ILT)  List Price: $4.99 (Paperback - Biography / Ballet Dancer - 2016) Pirouette across the stage and g...

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  • Soul Looks Back In Wonder

    Soul Looks Back In Wonder

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    Various Authors and Tom Feelings (EDIT) and ILT) List Price: $7.99  (Paperback - Poetry / African American - 1999) Artist Feelings invited poets wh...

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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 Blacker the Berry

    The Blacker the Berry

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    Joyce Carol Thomas (A) and Floyd Cooper (ILT) List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Poems / African American Identity - 2008) Description: We are color s...

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  • The Comeback at Ashay By The Bay
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    The Comeback

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    E. L. Shen (A)  List Price : $16.99 (Hardcover -Competing and Winning On The Ice - 2022)  A heartfelt, #OwnVoices debut about a young girl trying t...

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  • The Dream Keeper And Other Poems

    The Dream Keeper And Other Poems

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    Langston Hughes (A) List Price:$11.99 (Paperback - Poetry / Harlem Renaissance - 1996) Description: Illustrated in black-and-white. This classic co...

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  • The Neighborhood Mother Goose

    The Neighborhood Mother Goose

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    Nina Crews (A) and (PHOTO) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Poetry - 2003) Descrition: Every day, children the world over sing, shout, and celebrate...

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  • The Rose That Grew From Concrete

    The Rose That Grew From Concrete

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    Nikki Giovannni (A), Tupac Shakur (A) and Leila Steinberg (Photo) List Price: $16.00 (Paperback - Poetry / Hip Hop - 1999) Description:His talent w...

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  • This Little Light of Mine

    This Little Light of Mine

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    Public Domain, E.B.. Lewis (ILT) List Price: $17.99 (Hardcover - Song / African American Spiritual - 2005) A great visual interpretation of a a pop...

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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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  • Tupac: Resurrection 1971-1996

    Tupac: Resurrection 1971-1996

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    Jacob Hoye (A) List Price:$30.00 (Paperback - Biography / Hip Hop Artist / Rapper - 2006) Capturing as never before the matchless passion and seari...

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