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Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt (paperback)
Hopkinson, Deborah

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Illus. in full color. As a seamstress in the Big House, Clara dreams of a
reunion with her Momma, who lives on another plantation--and even of running
away to freedom. Then she overhears two slaves talking about the Underground
Railroad. In a flash of inspiration, Clara sees how...

Item No. 9780679874720
$3.98
The Great Migration: Journey to the North
Greenfield, Eloise

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We were one family among the many thousands. Mama and Daddy leaving home, coming to the city, with their hopes and their courage, their dreams and their children, to make a better life.

In this beautiful collection of poems and collage artwork, award winners...

Item No. 9780061259210
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The Middle Passage
Tom Feelings

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people. 64 paintings.

Item No. 9780803718043
$75.00
The Voice That Challenged a Nation
Russell Freedman

"A voice like yours," celebrated conductor Arturo Toscanini told contralto Marian Anderson, "is heard once in a hundred years." This insightful account of the great African American vocalist considers her life and musical career in the context of the history of civil rights in this country....

Item No. 9780618159765
$18.00
The Women Who Caught the Babies
Greenfield, Eloise
The Women Who Caught the Babies highlights important aspects of the training and work of African-American midwives and the ways in which they have helped, and continue to help, so many families by "catching" their babies at birth. The blend of Eloise Greenfield's poetry and Daniel Minter's...
Item No. 9780997772074
$17.95
Underground
Shane W. Evans

One of School Library Journal’s Best Nonfiction Books of 2011

A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way...
Item No. 9781596435384
$16.99
Where Do We Go From Here
King, Martin Luther
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., isolated himself from the demands of the civil rights movement, rented a house in Jamaica with no telephone, and labored over his final manuscript. In this prophetic work, which has been unavailable for more than ten years, he lays out his thoughts, plans, and...
Item No. 9780807000670
$16.00