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Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela
Tree Shaker: The Story of Nelson Mandela
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780753471845, isbn: 0753471841,

This fascinating biography looks at the life of Nelson Mandela, placing his awe-inspiring accomplishments in historical context for a new generation to admire. On a February day in 1994, Mandela visited Robben Island, a desolate rock where he had bee...


Wangari's Trees Of Peace (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
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ean: 9780606410052, isbn: 0606410058,

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When she returns to her childhood home in Kenya and sees that the whole forest around her village is being cut down, courageous and determined Wangari starts planting trees in her own backyard and ends up in the...


Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey (Photobiographies)
Light Shining Through the Mist: A Photobiography of Dian Fossey (Photobiographies)
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mpn: FBA-|301830, ean: 9780792273004, isbn: 0792273001,

In 1966, with no experience or formal scientific training, Dian Fossey left the United States and set up a gorilla observation camp in the Virunga mountains of Africa. Sponsored by Dr. Louis Leakey, the 34-year-old Fossey had embarked on a 19-year pr...


Shaka, King of the Zulus
Shaka, King of the Zulus
SKU: #VI-068813114X
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sku: VI-068813114X, ean: 9780688131142, isbn: 068813114X,

In a picture-book biography acclaimed for both its accuracy and beauty, Diane Stanley and Peter Vennema describe how Shaka, a brilliant military strategist, rose from humble beginnings to lead a mighty people nearly two centuries ago. It is an unforg...


A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood
A Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Boyhood
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781554984213, isbn: 1554984211,

Baba Wagué is only four years old when he is sent to the tiny Malian village of Kassar, West Africa, to be raised by his paternal grandparents, according to the family tradition. He is most unhappy about this at first, but under his grandmother’s ...


Pocket Bios: Nelson Mandela
Pocket Bios: Nelson Mandela
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ean: 9781250166135, isbn: 1250166136,

A colorfully illustrated, pocket-size picture book biography of activist, philanthropist, and South African President Nelson Mandela.Nelson Mandela was a South African revolutionary, activist, politician, and philanthropist who opposed apartheid and ...


I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives
I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives
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ean: 9780316241311, isbn: 0316241318,

The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a dist...


A Child's Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country (A Child's Introduction Series)
A Child's Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country (A Child's Introduction Series)
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ean: 9780316436427, isbn: 0316436429,

A comprehensive, entertaining look at heroes, heroines, and critical moments by award-winning author Jabari Asim, The Child's Introduction to African American History is written for young readers aged 8 to 12 and includes a timeline poster of pivotal...


Love to Langston
Love to Langston
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mpn: 9781584302834, ean: 9781584302834, isbn: 1584302836,

Fourteen poems offer young readers an exciting glimpse into the life of Langston Hughes, one of America’s most beloved poets. Each poem explores important themes in Hughes’s life — his lonely childhood, his love of language and travel, and his ...


Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb
Howard and the Mummy: Howard Carter and the Search for King Tut's Tomb
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ean: 9780374303051, isbn: 0374303053,

A captivating picture book biography about Howard Carter, the discoverer of King Tut's tomb in 1922.Howard Carter was obsessed with mummies. He met his first when he was a boy in England and lived near a mansion filled with Egyptian artifacts. Howard...


Grandad Mandela
Grandad Mandela
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mpn: 27184971, ean: 9781786031365, isbn: 1786031361,

"...profoundly moving..." -Publishers Weekly Nelson Mandela’s two great-grandchildren ask their grandmother, Mandela’s youngest daughter, 15 questions about their grandad – the global icon of peace and forgiveness who spent 27 years in prison. ...


Nelson Mandela: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Revolutionary (Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies)
Nelson Mandela: South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Revolutionary (Crabtree Groundbreaker Biographies)
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ean: 9780778712411, isbn: 0778712419,

Imprisoned for 27 years, Nelson Mandela became a symbol in the fight against the oppression of the black majority by South Africa's apartheid government. The first in his family to attend school, Mandela was given the English name Nelson by his teach...


Slavery: From Africa to the Americas (History in Writing Series)
Slavery: From Africa to the Americas (History in Writing Series)
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ean: 9780872265523, isbn: 0872265528,

A thorough record of slavery in North America and its abolition features accounts written by slaves, extracts from the diaries of plantation owners, political and legal documents, abolitionists' speeches, several maps, and dozens of illustrations.Use...


Born Beautiful: The African American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide
Born Beautiful: The African American Teenager's Complete Beauty Guide
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mpn: portraits, ean: 9780471402756, isbn: 0471402753,

When I read Born Beautiful, I thought ' finally, a beauty book that addresses the unique needs of black teens.' I highly recommend this book to all parents for their beautiful daughters.-Terrie Williams, authorStay Strong: Simple LifeLessons for Teen...


The Water Princess
The Water Princess
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ean: 9780399172588, isbn: 0399172580,

"Based on a true story, this beautifully crafted picture book for older kids uses a positive story to highlight what we take for granted--water--and how hard kids work for water every day in other countries. The endnote adds real-life context and inf...


Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa
Uncommon Traveler: Mary Kingsley in Africa
SKU: #1896619050
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sku: 1896619050, ean: 9780618002733, isbn: 0618002731,

In 1870, an eight-year-old girl named Mary Kingsley lived in a small house on a lonely lane outside London, England. Her mother was bedridden and her father was rarely home. Mary did not go to school. She served as housekeeper, handyman, nursemaid, a...


It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw
It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw
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ean: 9781600602603, isbn: 1600602606,

Growing up as an enslaved boy on an Alabama cotton farm, Bill Traylor worked all day in the hot fields. When slavery ended, Bill s family stayed on the farm as sharecroppers. There Bill grew to manhood, raised his own family, and cared for the land a...


My Maasai Life: A Child's Adventure in Africa
My Maasai Life: A Child's Adventure in Africa
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mpn: 43187-26043, ean: 9781553658023, isbn: 1553658027,

In My Maasai Life, growing readers follow a young Robin Wiszowaty as she travels to Kenya for the first time. Living with the Maasai people, Robin explores the land with her new family as they get water, find wood, and sing songs. It is all a part of...


Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War (CitizenKid)
Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War (CitizenKid)
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781771381260, isbn: 1771381264,

Michel Chikwanine was five years old when he was abducted from his schoolyard soccer game in the Democratic Republic of Congo and forced to become a soldier for a brutal rebel militia. Against the odds, Michel managed to escape and find his way back ...


I, Too, Am America
I, Too, Am America
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mpn: FBA-|303998, ean: 9781442420083, isbn: 1442420081,

Winner of the Coretta Scott King illustrator award, I, Too, Am America blends the poetic wisdom of Langston Hughes with visionary illustrations from Bryan Collier in this inspirational picture book that carries the promise of equality.I, too, sing Am...



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