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7 Results
Almost to freedom —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll.

A picture book of Harriet Beecher Stowe —Adler, David A.

Details the life and achievements of abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe whose book, Uncle Tom's Cabin, is said to have started the Civil War.

The steel pan man of Harlem —Bootman, Colin.

A mysterious man appears in Harlem and promises to rid the city of its rats by playing the steel pan drum.

Grandmama's pride —Birtha, Becky, 1948-

While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

Oh, no, Toto! —Tchana, Katrin.

Little Toto loves to eat, and when he goes with his grandmother to the marketplace he eats everything in sight, leaving chaos in his wake. Includes a glossary of Cameroonian foods and a recipe for egussi soup.

A storm called Katrina —Uhlberg, Myron.

When flood waters submerge their New Orleans neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a young cornet player and his parents evacuate their home and struggle to survive and stay together.