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Swish! : the slam-dunking, alley-ooping, high-flying Harlem Globetrotters —Slade, Suzanne, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 9 items

The true story of the high-flying Harlem Globetrotters -- the team that changed basketball forever. In this book, you will find one-finger ball-spinning, rapid-fire mini-dribbling, and a ricochet head shot! You will fi...

Carter reads the newspaper —Hopkinson, Deborah, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

"Carter G. Woodson was born ten years after the end of the Civil War, to parents who had both been enslaved. Their stories were not the ones written about in history books, but Carter learned them and kept them in his he...

Ron's big mission —Blue, Rose.
Book
2009
3 available of 4 items

One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people c...

Par-tay! : dance of the veggies (and their friends) —Greenfield, Eloise, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 4 items

When a family leaves the house for an outing, the vegetables have a house party.

William Still and his freedom stories : the Father of the Underground Railroad —Tate, Don, author, illustrator.
Book
2020
1 available of 1 items

The remarkable, little-known story of William Still, known as the Father of the Underground Railroad from award-winning author-illustrator Don Tate. William Still's parents escaped slavery but had to leave two of their c...

Barbershop
DVD
2002
3 available of 4 items

A warm-hearted comedy about an African-American barber who sells the shop he inherited from his father, only to discover just how important it is to him -- and just how far he'll go to get it back.

Duke Ellington's Nutcracker suite —Celenza, Anna Harwell.
Book + CD
2011
1 available of 1 items

Tells the story of how jazz composer and musician Duke Ellington, along with Billy Strayhorn, created his jazz composition based on Tchaikovsky's famous Nutcracker Suite ballet.

Hope's gift —Lyons, Kelly Starling.
Book
2012
1 available of 1 items

A runaway slave during the Civil War, Hope's father returns after the Emancipation Proclamation as a member of the U.S. Colored Troops.

Crash
Blu-ray
2009
0 available of 1 items

"This compelling urban thriller tracks the volatile intersection of a multiethnic cast of characters struggling to overcome their fears as they careen in and out of one another's lives. In the gray area between black and...

The cart that carried Martin —Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Book
2013
4 available of 4 items

Introduces young readers to details about Martin Luther King Jr.'s funeral.

Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton —Tate, Don.
Book
2015
1 available of 1 items

In the nineteenth century, North Carolina slave George Moses Horton taught himself to read and earned money to purchase his time though not his freedom. Horton became the first African American to be published in the Sou...

No small potatoes : Junius G. Groves and his kingdom in Kansas —Bolden, Tonya, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 2 items

"The life of Junius G. Groves, a sharecropper in Kansas who grew a modest potato farm into a potato kingdom."-- Provided by publisher.

Strong as Sandow : how Eugen Sandow became the strongest man on Earth —Tate, Don.
Book
2017
2 available of 2 items

Introduces the life of Eugen Sandow, including his sickly childhood in Prussia, his defeat of strongmen Sampson and Cyclops, and his founding of the Great Competition in 1901.

Whoosh! : Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions —Barton, Chris, author.
Book
2016
2 available of 2 items

You know the Super Soaker. It's one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, inventor Lonnie Johnson instead ...

Oscar did it! —Cowley, Joy.
Book
2011
1 available of 1 items

"The big children blame Oscar for everything. But Oscar gets them back!" --Back cover.

Say hey : a song of Willie Mays —Mandel, Peter, 1957-
Book
2000
1 available of 1 items

Rhyming text tells the story of Willie Mays, from his childhood in Alabama to his triumphs in baseball and his acquisition of the nickname the "Say Hey Kid."

¡Fushhh! : el chorro de inventos súper húmedos de Lonnie Johnson —Barton, Chris, autor.
Book
2019
1 available of 1 items

Chronicles the life and achievements of the NASA engineer and inventor, from his childhood through his accidental invention of the Super Soaker water gun.

The War Within —Tate, Don.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

In this autobiography, Don Tate tells the story of his lifelong journey out of the shadow of his father. Raised in poverty in a shanty on the rural outskirts of Brisbane, with an unsuccessful petty criminal father he ido...

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