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Subject: Black History Month or African American Interest Books
Date Posted: 2/6/2008 12:10 PM ET
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It's Black History Month.  What do you have on your shelf on black history or aimed towards the African American Community?

Date Posted: 2/6/2008 1:35 PM ET
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Great Black Heroes Five Brave Explores.  This is a hello reader level 4. It was really enjoyable though.  Jean DuSable, Mathew Henson, Mac Jemison, James Beckwourth, Esteban Dorantes.  They explored space, north pole and other places.

Date Posted: 2/8/2008 9:34 PM ET
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Date Posted: 2/13/2008 2:14 PM ET
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I'm offering

Himpressions: The Blackwoman's Guide to Pampering the Blackman :: Valerie B. Shaw  and Jesus Doesn't Live in Brooklyn :: John Gallagher  as a RAOK.

Let me know if you would like them

Date Posted: 2/14/2008 5:43 PM ET
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Hi,

I have

The Color of Water : A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother

by James McBride,

Steal Away Home (Aladdin Historical Fiction) A YA book about the underground RR

 

Silent Thunder : A Civil War Story
Author:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
another YA book

Jill

 

 



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Date Posted: 2/14/2008 7:07 PM ET
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"African American Biographies" from the Multicultural Biographies Collection. I have the book and the Teacher's Resource Manual each  listed.

CONTENTS:

Unit 1

African Americans in Literature and Communications: Rita Dove - Poet, Carl Rowan - Newspaper comumnist, Toni Morrison - Novelist, Charles Johnson - Novelist, August Wilson -Playwright, Charlayne Hunter-Gault - Television

Unit 2

In the Fine and Performing Arts: Denzel Washington - Actor, Judith Jamison - Dancer, Jacob Lawrence - Painter, Lorna Simpson - Photographer, Branford and Wynton Marsalis - Musicians

Unit 3

Sciences and Mathematics: Ben Carson - Neurosurgeon, Mae Jemison - Physician and astronaut, Jewel Plummer Cobb - Biologist and educator, Donna Auguste - Computer designer, Robert Moses - Mathematician and educator,

Unit 4

In Business and Public Service: Julius Erving - Basketball star and businessman, Johnetta Cole - College president, Benjamin Chavis - Civil rights activist, John Johnson - Magazine publisher, Marian Wright Edelman - Children's rights advocate

Subject: The Black American's Guide to Family Medicine
Date Posted: 2/15/2008 12:33 AM ET
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Taking Care of Our Own: The Black American's Guide to Family Medicine

Date Posted: 2/15/2008 3:01 AM ET
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I am offerng 2 for 1 on the book and Teacher's Resource Manual I listed above.

The title is   "African American Biographies" from the Multicultural Biographies Collection.

I have listed the contents in my post above.

Please p.m. me if you would like the book and the Teacher's Manual for 1 point.

 

Thank you,

Sherry

Date Posted: 2/15/2008 9:38 AM ET
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I have At Her Majesty's Request by Walter Dean Meyers on my shelf

Subject: Possessing the Secret of Joy
Date Posted: 2/15/2008 10:54 AM ET
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Possessing the Secret of Joy - Alice Walker

A provocative novel about an African tribal woman’s battle with madness after the trauma of a childhood genital mutilation.

Author of The Color Purple



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