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ANNOUNCING ASHAY'S AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOK COLLECTIONS for Pre-School and Grades K-6 and 7-12 Each Grade Level has a Unique Collection of Books that Empower Youth and Meets Core Curriculum Standards
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Ashay's Children's Book Collections: 2017 - 2018 African American Collections and Reading List for Baby-3 and K-6 Collections (Revised October 1, 2017)
"Empower Youth with Great Books that Meet Core Curriculum Standards"
The Eight Collections include approximately 450 books. For each grade level, we thoughtfully selected the best books from all genres, and themes that meet Core Curriculum Standards and are Approved by the Accelerator Reader Program. Below are photos of the collections.
Baby-3 Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Order the entire Collection or select only the Books you want to Order and FAX the Attached Order Form to:707-557-3585 or Email to [email protected] or call 510-520-2742. We will be glad to assist you with your Purchase Order.
Ashay's 2017 - 2018 African American Reading List Grades 7-12 To Dowload the List /Order Form click here
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Susan Meyer (A) and Eric Velasquez (ILT)
Susan Meyer (A) and Eric Velasquez (ILT)
List Price: $16.95 (Hardcover - Discrimination / Jim Crow / Self Reliance - 2015)
Description: Set in the South during the time of segregation, this lushly illustrated picture book brings the civil rights era to life for contemporary readers as two young girls find an inventive way to foil Jim Crow laws.
When her brother's hand-me-down shoes don't fit, it is time for Ella Mae to get new ones. She is ecstatic, but when she and her mother arrive at Mr. Johnson's shoe store, her happiness quickly turns to dejection. Ella Mae is unable to try on the shoes because of her skin color. Determined to fight back, Ella Mae and her friend Charlotte work tirelessly to collect and restore old shoes, wiping, washing, and polishing them to perfection. The girls then have their very own shoe sale, giving the other African American members of their community a place to buy shoes where they can be treated fairly and "try on all the shoes they want." (40 pgs) Ages 6-9
Ashay says, "What a great story. From what I know about segregation and the Jim Crow era, African Americans were denied their dignity in all areas of their life. In this example, the mother and her daughter had to endure racism and untold humiliation just to buy a pair of new shoes. But as a people, we always rise above any forms of injustice. So the girls were smart and decided to open their business. Enough said. Buy it for the classroom and the library."
Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 0.2 x 11.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds