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Black Jack: The Ballad of Jack Johnson by Charles R. Smith Jr., illustrated by Shane W. Evans (1910, first black heavyweight champion of the world)

Black Jack: the ballad of Jack Johnson by Charles R. With Jack Johnson's fighting spirit he became the world's first black heavyweight champion boxer.

.26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes (READ THEM ALL YEAR...NOT JUST IN FEBRUARY!)

26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black Heroes

THE GREAT GREENE HEIST by Varian Johnson The Great Greene Heist (in which a diverse group of middle school students plot to win back a school election another student’s trying to buy) will also give readers’ brains a pleasant workout.

Trying to go straight, troublemaker Jackson Greene succumbs to the lure of the con when it appears Maplewood Middle School's student-council election is being rigged against his friend Gaby de la Cruz.

Grades 3-7 / Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls, and Rhythms by Charles R. Smith

Rimshots: Basketball Pix, Rolls, and Rhythms by Charles R. Smith IRC PZ 7 Ri 2000 for National Poetry Month, poems and photographs about basketball

How interesting that the White House was built by slaves!   Brick by Brick is about the first White House that was built for the new president of the United States, George Washington, back in 1792.  Review from Randomly Reading.

Brick by Brick by Charles R. Smith, Jr. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Cover image for Bessie Smith and the night riders

Cover image for Bessie Smith and the night riders

Amazon.com: wind flyers library

Sprouts Bookshelf: Wind Flyers by Angela Johnson {The Childrens Bookshelf} Sounds like a winner for aeroplane mad boys.

Harlem : a poem / by Walter Dean Myers ; pictures by Christopher Myers.

Harlem by Walter Dean Myers, Caldecott Honor winning book illustrated by Christopher Myers

Underground by Shane W. Evans.  	A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.  WALSH JUVENILE 	 E450 .E94 2011

Underground-A family silently crawls along the ground. They run barefoot through unlit woods, sleep beneath bushes, take shelter in a kind stranger's home. Where are they heading? They are heading for Freedom by way of the Underground Railroad.

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