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JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette—a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

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

Coretta Scott King Author Award Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Booker T. Washington

From the Series On My Own Biography

More than anything, nine-year-old Booker T. Washington longed to go to school, but he had to get a job to earn money for his family. Though the Civil War had freed them from slavery, Booker's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 370'.92

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — eBook Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $231.90
  • Your Price: $173.93
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — Library Bound Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $151.92
  • Your Price: $113.94
  • 6 titles

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays — Paperback Set

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Set

It's time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $37.95
  • Your Price: $37.95
  • 5 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — eBook Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $399.90
  • Your Price: $299.92
  • 10 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — Library Bound Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $266.50
  • Your Price: $199.88
  • 10 titles

Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America — Paperback Set

From the Series Core Content Social Studies — Let's Celebrate America

Set

Experience the history of some of the most important sites and symbols of the United States of America. Learn about natural wonders and human-made monuments and discover why they are still… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $89.90
  • Your Price: $85.41
  • 10 titles

Crafts That Celebrate Black History

From the Series Crafts & Activities

Beginning chronologically with Benjamin Banneker and ending with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this collection has 20 crafts, each on based on the work of a distinguished black American. The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.594'1

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Forgotten Bones: Uncovering a Slave Cemetery

Imagine you're watching a backhoe dig up the ground for a construction project when a round object rolls down a pile of dirt and stops at your feet. You pick it up, brush off some dirt, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.3'620974

Gateway Biographies Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $186.60
  • Your Price: $139.95
  • 4 titles

Gateway Biographies — eBook Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,103.77
  • Your Price: $827.83
  • 23 titles
Fall 2018

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Fall 2018

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $735.77
  • Your Price: $551.83
  • 23 titles

Gateway Biographies Spring 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2018

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $63.98
  • Your Price: $47.99
  • 2 titles
Spring 2019

Gateway Biographies Spring 2019 New Releases — Library Bound Set: New for Spring 2019

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.95
  • Your Price: $119.96
  • 5 titles

How Did Slaves Find a Route to Freedom?: And Other Questions about the Underground Railroad

From the Series Six Questions of American History

In the early 1800s, many black slaves in the southern states began to risk their lives to gain freedom in the North. They escaped from plantations with no money to buy food and no maps to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 973.7'115
Fall 2018

Jarome Iginla: How the NHL's First Black Captain Gives Back

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

There's much more to Jarome Iginla's story than being the first black captain of an NHL team. He is also renowned for his social commitment and generosity off the ice. "Iggy" grew up in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 920

Juneteenth

From the Series On My Own Holidays

June 19th, 1865, began as another hot day in Texas. African American slaves worked in fields, in barns, and in the homes of the white people who owned them. Then a message arrived. Freedom! Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 394.263

Kevin's Kwanzaa

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

Kevin's family is celebrating the seven days of Kwanzaa! Kevin helps his mom decorate the Kwanzaa table. They light candles with Grandma and Grandpa and learn a special word each day. They… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 394.2612

Kwanzaa

From the Series On My Own Holidays

Between Christmas and New Year's Day, many people throughout the United States celebrate another holiday, Kwanzaa. A joyous celebration of African American culture, Kwanzaa was created as a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 394.2'68

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song

Enslaved African Americans longed for freedom, and that longing took many forms—including music. Drawing on biblical imagery, slave songs both expressed the sorrow of life in bondage and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 782.25/3