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  • Crossing Ebenezer Creek

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    Award-winning author Tonya Bolden sheds light on an unknown moment of the Civil War to readers in a searing, poetic novel about the dream of freedom.When Mariah and her young brother Zeke are suddenly freed from slavery, they join Sherman's march through Georgia. Mariah wants to believe that the brutalities of slavery are behind them, but even as hope glimmers, there are many hardships yet to come ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Cause

    Reconstruction America 1863-1877

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with great difficulty.” Three days later he was assassinated. The years to come ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • We Are Not Yet Equal

    Understanding Our Racial Divide

    This young adult adaptation of the New York Times bestselling White Rage is essential antiracist reading for teens.An NAACP Image Award finalistA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA NYPL Best Book for TeensHistory texts often teach that the United States has made a straight line of progress toward Black equality. The reality is more complex: milestones like the end of slave... ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)

    This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, spanning the half century between ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • One Person, No Vote (YA edition)

    How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally

    A timely and essential history of Black voter suppression, adapted from the National Book Award longlisted adult bookThis young adult adaptation brings to light the shocking truth about how not every voter is treated equally. After the election of Barack Obama, a rollback of voting rights occurred, punctuated by a 2013 Supreme Court decision that undid the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Known as the ... Read more

    $11.29 USD

  • Inventing Victoria

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    In a searing historical novel, Tonya Bolden illuminates post-Reconstruction America in an intimate portrait of a determined young woman who dares to seize the opportunity of a lifetime.As a young black woman in 1880s Savannah, Essie's dreams are very much at odds with her reality. Ashamed of her beginnings, but unwilling to accept the path currently available to her, Essie is trapped between the ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Half the Mother, Twice the Love

    My Journey to Better Health with Diabetes

    by Mother Love ...
    As a talk-show host and inspirational speaker, Mother Love used to have to just grin and bear it -- all that extra weight and the poor health that went along with it. Today she can truly smile as she serves up sound advice with big portions of humor in her new book about better living and good health that can turn your life around just like it did hers. Half the Mother, Twice the Love tells about ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • How to Build a Museum

    Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    series Smithsonian
    Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is truly groundbreaking!The first national museum whose mission is to illuminate for all people, the rich, diverse, complicated, and important experiences and contributions of African Americans in America is opening.And the history of NMAAHC--the last museum to be built on the National Mall--is the history of America.The ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • W. E. B. Du Bois

    A Twentieth-Century Life

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    series Up Close
    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, perhaps best known for his seminal work The Souls of Black Folk and as the founding editor of the NAACP?s groundbreaking magazine The Crisis, was ever a soul in motion for justice. Whether he was protesting Jim Crow laws and lynch mobs in the Deep South, advocating for the end of European Colonialism, or campaigning for world peace, Du Bois was always speaking out ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Saving Savannah

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    From acclaimed author Tonya Bolden comes the story of a teen girl becoming a woman on her own terms against the backdrop of widespread social change in the early 1900s.Savannah Riddle is lucky. As a daughter of an upper class African American family in Washington D.C., she attends one of the most rigorous public schools in the nation--black or white--and has her pick among the young men in her set ... Read more

    $11.09 USD

  • No Small Potatoes: Junius G. Groves and His Kingdom in Kansas

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    Illustrated by Don Tate ...
    Discover the incredible true story of how one of history's most successful potato farmers began life as a slave and worked until he was named the "Potato King of the World"!Junius G. Groves came from humble beginnings in the Bluegrass State. Born in Kentucky into slavery, freedom came when he was still a young man and he intended to make a name for himself. Along with thousands of other African ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Finding Family

    by Tonya Bolden ...
    Delana has never known her parents. Raised by her Aunt Tilley and a reclusive grandfather, Delana has led a sheltered existence, nurtured on her aunt's wild family histories. But when Aunt Tilley dies, Delana confronts her pent-up curiosities and embarks on a quest to unravel her aunt's fictions and draw out her mysterious grandfather. In searching for her true history, Delana finds herself, and a ... Read more

    $5.79 USD