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Benjamin Banneker 1731-1806

  1. Dear Benjamin Banneker
    Dear Benjamin Banneker
    Andrea Davis Pinkney
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW201892
  2. What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story about Benjamin Banneker
    What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story about Benjamin Banneker
    Jeri Ferris
    Carolrhoda Books / 1988 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW145210

Phillis Wheatley 1753-1784

  1. A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet
    A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet
    Kathryn Lasky
    Candlewick / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW660918
  2. Poems of Phillis Wheatley
    Poems of Phillis Wheatley
    Phillis Wheatley
    Applewood Books / 1995 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW82338
  3. Freedom's Pen: A Story Based on the Life of Freed Slave and Author Phillis Wheatley
    Freedom's Pen: A Story Based on the Life of Freed Slave and Author Phillis Wheatley
    Wendy Lawton
    Moody Publishers / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW476395
  4. America's First Black Poet: A Biographical Sketch of Phillis Wheatley - PDF Download [Download]DOWNLOAD
    America's First Black Poet: A Biographical Sketch of Phillis Wheatley - PDF Download [Download]
    Phillis Wheatley, Rebecca Sodergren
    Christian Liberty Press / 2013 / PDF Download
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    CBD Stock No: WW25535DF

Sojourner Truth 1797-1883

  1. Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    Sojourner Truth
    Penguin Classics / 1998 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Sojourner Truth
    Sojourner Truth
    Coughlan Publishing / Trade Paperback
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  3. Sojourner Truth: Path to Glory
    Sojourner Truth: Path to Glory
    Peter Merchant
    Aladdin / Trade Paperback
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  4. Sojourner Truth: American Abolitionist
    Sojourner Truth: American Abolitionist
    W. Whalin
    Barbour Publishing / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW297117

Frederick Douglass 1818-1895

  1. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    Random House, Inc / 1963 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass
    Aladdin / 2004 / Mass Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW87777
  3. Slave Narratives
    Slave Narratives
    Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
    Frederick Douglass: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
    Frederick Douglass, John Stauffer
    Library of America / 2014 / Trade Paperback
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Harriet Tubman 1822-1913

  1. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad
    Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad
    Ann Petry
    Amistad / 1996 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW61815
  2. Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage
    Harriet Tubman: A Woman of Courage
    Renee Skelton
    HarperCollins / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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  3. Step into Reading, Step 4: Escape North! The Story of  Harriet Tubman
    Step into Reading, Step 4: Escape North! The Story of Harriet Tubman
    Monica Kulling
    Random House, Inc / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW801545
  4. Who Was Harriet Tubman?
    Who Was Harriet Tubman?
    Yona Zeldis McDonough
    Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW428895

Booker T. Washington 1856-1915

  1. Then Darkness Fled - The Liberating Wisdom of Booker T. Washington
    Then Darkness Fled - The Liberating Wisdom of Booker T. Washington
    Stephen Mansfield
    Cumberland House Publishing / 1999 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW60534
  2. Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee 1901-1915
    Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee 1901-1915
    Louis R. Harlan
    Oxford University Press / 1986 / Trade Paperback
    $62.49
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    CBD Stock No: WW042290
  3. Booker T Washington Biography FunBook
    Booker T Washington Biography FunBook
    Carole Marsh
    Gallopade International / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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  4. Up from Slavery
    Up from Slavery
    Booker T. Washington
    Random House, Inc / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW640142

George W. Carver 1860-1943

  1. Heroes of History: George Washington Carver, From Slave to  Scientist
    Heroes of History: George Washington Carver, From Slave to Scientist
    Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
    Emerald Books / 2002 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW002789
  2. George Washington Carver
    George Washington Carver
    Coughlan Publishing / Trade Paperback
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  3. The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
    The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America
    Cheryl Harness
    National Geographic / 2008 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW301964
  4. George Washington Carver: America's Scientist
    George Washington Carver: America's Scientist
    Renee Taft Meloche
    Ywam Publishing / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW96172

Ida B. Wells 1862-1931

  1. Ida: A Sword Among Lions
    Ida: A Sword Among Lions
    Paula J. Giddings
    HarperCollins / 2009 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW797362
  2. Ida B. Wells: Let The Truth Be Told
    Ida B. Wells: Let The Truth Be Told
    Walter Dean Myers
    HarperCollins / 2008 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW277055
  3. Ida B. Wells: Crusader For Human Rights DVD
    Ida B. Wells: Crusader For Human Rights DVD
    TMW Media Group / DVD
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    CBD Stock No: WW119564

W.E.B. DuBois 1868-1963

  1. The Souls of Black Folk - eBookeBOOK
    The Souls of Black Folk - eBook
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Bantam / 2005 / ePub
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    CBD Stock No: WW12225EB
  2. The Souls of Black Folk - eBookeBOOK
    The Souls of Black Folk - eBook
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Modern Library / 2000 / ePub
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    CBD Stock No: WW12226EB
  3. The Souls of Black Folk
    The Souls of Black Folk
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Penguin Classics / 1996 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW18998X

Mary McLeod Bethune 1875-1955

  1. Mary McLeod Bethune
    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Eloise Greenfield
    HarperCollins / 1977 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW4461688
  2. I Have a Dream, Too!
    I Have a Dream, Too!
    Jean Alicia Elster
    Judson Press / 2002 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW13972

Zora Neale Hurston 1891-1960

  1. Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Zora Neale Hurston, Edwidge Danticat
    HarperCollins / 2006 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW1120060
  2. Jump at de Sun: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston
    Jump at de Sun: The Story of Zora Neale Hurston
    A.P. Porter, Lucy Ann Hurston
    Carolrhoda Books / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW145463
  3. Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston - eBookeBOOK
    Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston - eBook
    Valerie Boyd
    Scribner / 2011 / ePub
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    CBD Stock No: WW19486EB
  4. Their Eyes Were Watching God, Novel Units Teacher's Gd, Gr. 9-12
    Their Eyes Were Watching God, Novel Units Teacher's Gd, Gr. 9-12
    Zora Neale Hurston
    ECS Learning Systems, Inc. / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW78089

John Henry - folklore, late 1800s

  1. John Henry: An American Legend Ezra Jack/Keats
    John Henry: An American Legend Ezra Jack/Keats
    Ezra Jack Keats
    Dragonfly Books / 1987 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW890523
  2. John Henry
    John Henry
    Julius Lester
    Puffin / 1999 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW566228
  3. Ain't Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
    Ain't Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry
    Scott Reynolds Nelson
    National Geographic / 2007 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW300004

Thurgood Marshall 1908-1993

  1. Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice (Childhood of Famous Americans)
    Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice (Childhood of Famous Americans)
    Montrew Dunham
    Aladdin / 1998 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW820429

Jackie Robinson 1919-1972

  1. Jackie Robinson: Legends in Sports - eBookeBOOK
    Jackie Robinson: Legends in Sports - eBook
    Matt Christopher
    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers / 2009 / ePub
    $4.99
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    CBD Stock No: WW8228EB
  2. Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson - eBookeBOOK
    Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson - eBook
    Timothy M. Gay
    Simon & Schuster / 2010 / ePub
    $7.99
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    CBD Stock No: WW8956EB
  3. Who Was Jackie Robinson?
    Who Was Jackie Robinson?
    Gail Herman
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW455570
  4. Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball
    Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball
    Scott Simon
    Wiley / 2002 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW261537

Rosa Parks 1913-2005

  1. Who Was Rosa Parks?
    Who Was Rosa Parks?
    Yona Zeldis McDonough
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2010 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW454429
  2. If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
    If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
    Faith Ringgold
    Simon & Schuster / 1999 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW818920
  3. I Am Rosa Parks
    I Am Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks, Jim Haskins
    Penguin Young Readers / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW07102
  4. I am Rosa Parks
    I am Rosa Parks
    Brad Meltzer
    Dial / 2014 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW740859

Malcolm X 1925-1965

  1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    Alex Haley
    Random House, Inc / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW76714
  2. The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Haley
    Malcolm X
    Ballantine Books / 1999 / Mass Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW350688

Coretta Scott King 1927-2006

  1. Coretta: The Story of Coretta Scott King, Commemorative Edition
    Coretta: The Story of Coretta Scott King, Commemorative Edition
    Octavia Vivian
    Fortress Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $14.25
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    CBD Stock No: WW638530
  2. Coretta Scott King: First Lady Of Civil Rights
    Coretta Scott King: First Lady Of Civil Rights
    George Edward Stanley
    Aladdin / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW968009
  3. The Story of Coretta Scott King, Board Book
    The Story of Coretta Scott King, Board Book
    Patricia A. Pingry
    Ideals Publications / 2007 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW967178

Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968

  1. A Knock at Midnight, softcover
    A Knock at Midnight, softcover
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Hachette Books / 2000 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW75548
  2. I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
    I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    HarperOne / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW505521
  3. 10 Days Series: Martin Luther King, Jr
    10 Days Series: Martin Luther King, Jr
    David Colbert
    Simon & Schuster / 2008 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW968054
  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Amy Pastan
    DK Books / 2004 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW603420

Ben Carson b. 1951

  1. America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
    America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
    Ben Carson M.D., Candy Carson
    Zondervan / 2012 / Hardcover
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW330714
  2. Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, 20th Anniversary Edition
    Gifted Hands, The Ben Carson Story, 20th Anniversary Edition
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 2010 / Hardcover
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW332909
  3. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 1992 / Trade Paperback
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    5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
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    CBD Stock No: WW54651
  4. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 1997 / Mass Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW0214696

Condoleeza Rice b.1954

  1. Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
    Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me
    Condoleezza Rice
    Delacorte Press / 2012 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW738804
  2. No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
    No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
    Condoleezza Rice
    Crown / 2011 / Hardcover
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    CBD Stock No: WW587862
  3. Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of a Family
    Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of a Family
    Condoleeza Rice
    Three Rivers Press / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW888475

Colin Powell b. 1937

  1. My American Journey: The Autobiography of Colin Powell
    My American Journey: The Autobiography of Colin Powell
    Colin Powell
    Random House, Inc / 1995 / Hardcover
    $31.50 Retail: $35.00 Save 10% ($3.50)
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    CBD Stock No: WW43296
  2. Colin Powell - eBookeBOOK
    Colin Powell - eBook
    ZonderKidz / 2009 / ePub
    $2.99
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    CBD Stock No: WW3880EB
  3. My American Journey
    My American Journey
    Colin Powell
    Ballantine Books / 2003 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW466419

Barack Obama b. 1961

  1. Presidents & U.S. Government--Book and CD
    Presidents & U.S. Government--Book and CD
    Rock 'n Learn, Inc. / Other
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    CBD Stock No: WW875914
  2. Barack Obama: America's 44th President Poster
    Barack Obama: America's 44th President Poster
    Carole Marsh
    Gallopade International / Other
    $1.99
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    CBD Stock No: WW070487
  3. Our Country's Presidents
    Our Country's Presidents
    Ann Bausum
    National Geographic Children's Books / 2013 / Hardcover
    $22.46 Retail: $24.95 Save 10% ($2.49)
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    CBD Stock No: WW310898
  4. Presidents Facts and Fun Activity Book
    Presidents Facts and Fun Activity Book
    Len Epstein
    Dover Publications / 2012 / Trade Paperback
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    CBD Stock No: WW482774