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The Dark-Thirty by
Call Number: F M217d 1992
Publication Date: 2006-08-22
Illus. in black-and-white. With an extraordinary gift for suspense, McKissack brings us ten original spine-tingling tales inspired by African-American history and the mystery of that eerie half-hour before nightfall--the dark thirty.
Mississippi Challenge by An in-depth history of the civil rights struggle in Mississippi that tells how ordinary people worked to change the political system.
Call Number: 305.896 W171m 1992
Publication Date: 1992-11-30
Sojourner Truth by Published to coincide with African-American History Month, here is the stirring, award-winning biography of Sojourner Truth--preacher, abolitionist, and activist for the rights of African-Americans and women. A rich profile.--School Library Journal. A 1993 Coretta Scott King Honor Book.
Call Number: B T777mcp 1992
Publication Date: 1994-01-01
Somewhere in the Darkness by Jimmy hasn't seen his father in nine years. But one day he comes back -- on the run from the law. Together, the two of them travel across the country -- where Jimmy's dad will find the man who can exonerate him of the crime for which he was convicted. Along the way, Jimmy discovers a lot about his father and himself -- and that while things can't always be fixed, sometimes they can be understood and forgiven.
Call Number: F M992so 1992
Publication Date: 1992-05-01
The Origin of Life on Earth by
Call Number: 398.21 An233o 1991
Publication Date: 1991-11-01
Retells the Yoruba creation myth in which the deity Obatala descends from the sky to create the world.
Little Eight John by Little Eight John's mother warns him that mischief -- like sitting backwards in his chair and kicking frogs -- means bad luck for the family. But what his mother warns him not to do, he does, and when the baby gets sick and the potatoes don't grow, Little Eight John just laughs. Then, one day, trouble comes looking for him.
Call Number: 398.2 W125Li 1992
Publication Date: 1998-02-01
Sukey and the Mermaid by Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.
Call Number: 398.21 Sa58su 1992
Publication Date: 1992-04-30
Working Cotton by This child’s view of the long day’s work in the cotton fields, simply expressed in a poet’s resonant language, is a fresh and stirring look at migrant family life. “With its restrained poetic text and impressionist paintings, this is a picture book for older readers, too.”--Booklist
Call Number: E W6743wo 1992
Publication Date: 1992-09-15