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  • Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life2016

    by Ashley Bryan , illustrator

    (2,015)

    Summary: "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 BRY

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • Freedom over me [eBook] : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life2016

    by Ashley Bryan , illustrator

    (2,012)

    Summary: "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • A wreath for Emmett Till

    A wreath for Emmett Till2005

    by Marilyn Nelson

    (2,281)

    Summary: Presents fifteen interlinked sonnets to pay tribute to Emmitt Till, a fourteen-year-old African American boy who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955 for whistling at a while woman, and whose murderers...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 NEL YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • A song for Gwendolyn Brooks

    A song for Gwendolyn Brooks2019

    by Alice Faye Duncan

    Series: People Who Shaped Our World

    (212)

    Summary: A collection of poems profiles the Chicago author who gave voice to the urban African American experience in the twentieth century.

    BOOK

    Call #: J B BROOKS

    Location: Junior Biographies

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  • Finding Langston [eBook]

    Finding Langston2018

    by Lesa Cline-Ransome

    Summary: Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

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  • Finding Langston

    Finding Langston2018

    by Lesa Cline-Ransome

    (3,095)

    Summary: Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CLINE-RANSOME

    Location: Junior Fiction

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  • Finding Langston [eAudio]

    Finding Langston2018

    by Lesa Cline-Ransome

    (3,107)

    Summary: Discovering a book of Langston Hughes' poetry in the library helps Langston cope with the loss of his mother, relocating from Alabama to Chicago as part of the Great Migration, and being bullied.

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  • The undefeated

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,381)

    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 »

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    Call #: J 811.6 ALE

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

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  • The undefeated [eBook]

    The undefeated2019

    by Kwame Alexander

    (5,356)

    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 »

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  • Black girl, white school : thriving, surviving, and

    Black girl, white school : thriving, surviving, and "no, you can't touch my hair" : an anthology2020

    (46)

    Summary: Listen to Black women and Black girls. Navigating predominantly white institutions (PWI) as a young Black girl provides amazing opportunities as well as challenging experiences. The poems, anecdotes,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J 305.896 BLA

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  • One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

    One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance2017

    by Nikki Grimes

    (1,331)

    Summary: In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance...  more »

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    Call #: J 811.54 GRI

    Location: Junior Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details