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  • Black heroes of the wild west

    Black heroes of the wild west2020

    by James Otis Smith , illustrator

    (227)

    Summary: Celebrates the extraordinary true tales of three black historical figures in the Old West: Mary "Stagecoach" Fields, a card playing coach driver; Bass Reeves, the first black Deputy S Marshall west...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J GN SMITH

    Location: New Junior Graphic Novels

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The undefeated

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (4,848)

    Summary: An ode to black American triumph and tribulation. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 2 details

  • The undefeated [eBook]

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (4,952)

    Summary: An ode to black American triumph and tribulation. Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in the United States. It highlights the unspeakable trauma...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • Blue sky white stars

    Blue sky white stars2017

    by Sarvinder Naberhaus

    (1,411)

    Summary: "A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape." -- Provided by publisher

    BOOK

    Call #: E NABERHAUS

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • If you plant a seed

    If you plant a seed2015

    by Kadir Nelson , illustrator

    (2,755)

    Summary: While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.

    BOOK

    Call #: E NELSON

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela2013

    by Kadir Nelson

    (3,211)

    Summary: Presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B MANDELA

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Storybook treasures [DVD]. March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world : and more stories about African American history

    Storybook treasures . March on! the day my brother Martin changed the world : and more stories about African American history2010

    Summary: March on!: Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister recalls the day she heard him deliver his "I have a dream" speech.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD CHILDREN STORYBOOK

    Location: DVDs Children

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson

    Testing the ice : a true story about Jackie Robinson2009

    by Sharon Robinson

    (879)

    Summary: As a testament to his courage, Jackie Robinson's daughter shares memories of him, from his baseball career to the day he tests the ice for her, her brothers, and their friends.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B ROBINSON

    Location: Junior Biographies

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • All God's critters

    All God's critters2009

    by Bill Staines

    (246)

    Summary: Celebrates how all the animals in the world make their own music in their own way, some singing low, some singing higher.

    BOOK

    Call #: E STAINES

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball

    We are the ship : the story of Negro League baseball2008

    by Kadir Nelson

    (3,889)

    Summary: Using an "Everyman" player as his narrator, Kadir Nelson tells the story of Negro League baseball from its beginnings in the 1920s through the decline after Jackie Robinson crossed over to the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 796.357 NEL

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Please, baby, please

    Please, baby, please2007

    by Spike Lee

    (1,988)

    Summary: A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed.
  • Henry's freedom box

    Henry's freedom box2007

    by Ellen Levine

    (15,045)

    Summary: A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.

    BOOK

    Call #: E LEVINE

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom

    Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom2006

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (5,677)

    Summary: Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 973.7115 WEA

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • He's got the whole world in his hands

    He's got the whole world in his hands2005

    by Kadir Nelson

    (747)

    BOOK

    Call #: E NELSON

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Salt in his shoes : Michael Jordan in pursuit of a dream

    Salt in his shoes : Michael Jordan in pursuit of a dream2000

    by Roslyn Jordan

    (1,439)

    Summary: Young Michael Jordan, who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important than size when playing the game of basketball.

    BOOK

    Call #: E JORDAN

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details