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  Cover Art: Grandmama's Joy 1981
Greenfield, Eloise
Grandmama's Joy
When Rhondy's grandmother is sad after learning that they must find another place to live, Rhondy reminds her that they will still have what is most important--each other.
Children's Fiction Book
  Cover Art: All the Colors of the Race : Poems 1983
Adoff, Arnold
All the Colors of the Race : Poems
A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Just Us Women 1983
Caines, Jeannette Franklin
Just Us Women
A young Afro-American and her favorite aunt share the excitement of planning a very special car trip for just the two of them.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The People Could Fly : American Black Folktales 1986
Hamilton, Virginia
The People Could Fly : American Black Folktales
Retold Afro-American folktales of animals, fantasy, the supernatural, and desire for freedom, born of the sorrow of the slaves, but passed on in hope.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: What a Morning! : the Christmas Story in Black Spirituals 1988
Langstaff, John
What a Morning! : the Christmas Story in Black Spirituals
Five illustrated spirituals illumine the story of the first Christmas morning. Includes printed music for voice and piano.
  Cover Art: The Invisible Hunters : a Legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los Cazadores Invisibles : Una Leyenda De Los Indios Miskitos De Nicaragua 1988
Rohmer, Harriet.
The Invisible Hunters : a Legend from the Miskito Indians of Nicaragua = Los Cazadores Invisibles : Una Leyenda De Los Indios Miskitos De Nicaragua
RESUMEN: Esta leyenda de los indios miskito ambientada en Nicaragua del Siglo XVII ilustra el efecto perjudicial que surte los primeros comerciantes europeos en la vida tradicional. SUMMARY: This Miskito Indian legend set in seventeenth-century Nicaragua illustrates the damaging impact of the first European traders on traditional life.
Spanish Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Storm in the Night 1989
Stolz, Mary
Storm in the Night
While sitting through a fearsome thunderstorm that has put the lights out, Thomas, an Afro-American boy, hears a story from Grandfather's boyhood, when Grandfather was afraid of thunderstorms.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Talking Eggs : a Folktale from the American South 1990
San Souci, Robert D.
The Talking Eggs : a Folktale from the American South
Creole folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: All Night All Day : a Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals 1992
Bryan, Ashley
All Night All Day : a Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals
A selection of twenty spirituals, that distinctive music from the time of slavery. Includes piano accompaniment and guitar chords.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Night On Neighborhood Street 1992
Greenfield, Eloise
Night On Neighborhood Street
A collection of poems exploring the sounds, sights, and emotions enlivening a Black neighborhood during the course of one evening.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Sukey and the Mermaid 1993
San Souci, Robert D.
Sukey and the Mermaid
Unhappy with her life at home, Sukey receives kindness and wealth from Mama Jo the mermaid.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Working Cotton 1993
Williams, Sherley Anne
Working Cotton
A young Black girl relates the daily events of her family's migrant life in the cotton fields of central California.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea : Poems 1994
Thomas, Joyce Carol
Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea : Poems
A collection of poems exploring the theme of African-American identity.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Uncle Jed's Barbershop 1994
Mitchell, Margaree King
Uncle Jed's Barbershop
Despite serious obstacles and setbacks Sarah Jean's Uncle Jed, the only Black barber in the county, pursues his dream of saving enough money to open his own barbershop.
Easy Picture Book
  Cover Art: The Singing Man : Adapted from a West African Folktale 1995
Medearis, Angela Shelf
The Singing Man : Adapted from a West African Folktale
The youngest of three boys is forced to leave his Yoruba village because he chooses music over the more practical occupations of his brothers, but years later he returns to show the wisdom of his choice.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Meet Danitra Brown 1995
Grimes, Nikki
Meet Danitra Brown
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Her Stories : African American Folktales Fairy Tales and True Tales 1996
Hamilton, Virginia
Her Stories : African American Folktales Fairy Tales and True Tales
Collection of 19 folktales, legends, and true stories celebrating the heroic cunning, patience, and courage of African-American women and girls.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Faithful Friend 1996
San Souci, Robert D.
The Faithful Friend
A retelling of the traditional tale from the French West Indies in which two friends, Clement and Hippolyte, encounter love, zombies, and danger on the island of Martinique.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: The Palm of My Heart : Poetry By African American Children 1997
Adedjouma, Davida
The Palm of My Heart : Poetry By African American Children
A collection of poems written by Afro-American children celebrating what it means to be Black.
Children's Nonfiction Book
  Cover Art: Running the Road to ABC 1997
Lauture, Denize
Running the Road to ABC
Long before the sun even thinks of rising the Haitian children run to school where they learn the letters, sounds, and words of their beautiful books.
Easy Picture Book
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