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21 Results
The book itch : freedom, truth, & Harlem's greatest bookstore —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helpin...

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.

Dream march : Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington in 1963.

Don't call me Grandma —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

A granddaughter recounts the reasons why her grandmother is hard to love--and why she loves her anyway.

Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshal in the area that was to become Oklahoma.

Ready? Set, Raymond! —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Three stories in which a little boy does everything fast, from brushing his teeth to making friends to running races.

Always Gramma —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

A loving grandchild describes what it is like when Gramma becomes increasingly confused and forgetful, to the point that she can no longer take care of herself.

Who will I be, Lord? —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

A young girl recalls the stories she has been told about the members of her family and wonders what kind of person she will become.

Let 'er buck! : George Fletcher, the people's champion —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.

Let 'Er Buck! George Fletcher, The People's Champion. —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2019

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally monumental horses and humans. . . . ...

No crystal stair : a documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Told by a banker that he should sell fried chicken rather than books, since "Negroes don't read", Lewis Michaux defies the odds to build Harlem's National Memorial African Bookstore, an intellectual center and gathering ...

The Book Itch Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore. —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2015

In the 1930s, Lewis's dad, Lewis Michaux Sr., had an itch he needed to scratch-a book itch. How to scratch it? He started a bookstore in Harlem and named it the National Memorial African Bookstore. And as far as Lewis Mi...

Bad News For Outlaws The Remarkable Life Of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal. —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2011

Coretta Scott King Author Award Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting tall in the saddle, with ...

Almost To Freedom —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2012

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and her mama run away in search of ...

No Crystal Stair —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2012

A documentary novel of the life and work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem bookseller "You can't walk straight on a crooked line. You do you'll break your leg. How can you walk straight in a crooked system?" Lewis Michaux was bor...

Ready? Set. Raymond! —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
EBook
2010

Raymond likes to do everything fast-from brushing his teeth to going to school to making new friends. In three easy-to-read stories, readers follow Raymond on a typical super-fast day, see him make a new friend, and run ...

Let 'er buck! : George Fletcher, the people's champion —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.

Let 'er buck! : George Fletcher, the people's champion —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux, author.

"African American George Fletcher loved horses from an early age. When he unfairly lost the 1911 Pendleton Round-Up to a white man, the outraged audience declared him "people's champion"--Provided by publisher.

Beyond Mayfield —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

In this sequel to "Mayfield Crossing" Meg joins her neighbours in celebrating Lucky Wood's return from the navy in 1961. When Lucky enlists in the civil rights movement, Mayfield residents realize they are relatively unt...

Beyond Mayfield —Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2012

In this sequel to "Mayfield Crossing" Meg joins her neighbours in celebrating Lucky Wood's return from the navy in 1961. When Lucky enlists in the civil rights movement, Mayfield residents realize they are relatively unt...

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