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Call Number: F M992sL 1996
Publication Date: 1996-11-01
Sixteen-year-old Greg Slam Harris can do it all on the basketball court. His grades aren't so hot, though. And when his teachers jam his troubles in his face, Slam blows up. He never doubted himself on the court until he found himself going one on one with his future.
Rebels Against Slavery by From one of today's most distinguished author teams comes a meticulously researched, exciting chronicle of the unsung heroes in the war against slavery.
Call Number: 973.04 M217r 1999
Publication Date: 1999-01-01
Call Number: B T79sc 1996
Publication Date: 1996-05-01
Young Harriet Tubman, whose childhood name was Minty, was stubborn and headstrong--considered a problem slave by her master. Her dream of freedom was the only thing that made life bearable on the Brodas plantation in the 1820's.
The Palm of My Heart by Poetry by African American Children Illustrated by Gregory Christie When children are encouraged to celebrate their lives - their joys, their influences, their hopes - the results are pure poetry. Honest, wise and inspiring, each of the twenty poems in this dazzling collection resounds with the unique rhythms of life as seen through the eyes of black children. F/c illustrations. Ages 4-8.
Call Number: 811.54 P18 1996
Publication Date: 1996-09-01
Running the Road to ABC by Six island children are running at daybreak -- over the hills, through the fields, across the city square -- to school! Never before has the love of learning (and learningtogether) been such a joyous time. Denise Lauture's buoyant, poetic text captures the happiness and youth of energetic children on the way to school; Reynold Ruffins perfectly illustrates the rich beauty of Haiti with the bright-colored vibrance of Haitian folk art. A great read-aloud book for the classroom.
Call Number: E L379r 2000
Publication Date: 2000-02-01
Neeny Coming, Neeny Going by Essie eagerly awaits the visit of her cousin but feels disheartened after her arrival because Neeny is no longer interested in life on the island from which she moved.
Call Number: E En362n 1996
Publication Date: 2003-03-01