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Benjamin Banneker 1731-1806

  1. Dear Benjamin Banneker
    Dear Benjamin Banneker
    Andrea Davis Pinkney
    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Trade Paperback
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)
  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
    $11.24

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 Press / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $4.99 Save 10% ($0.50)
  2. Poems of Phillis Wheatley
    Poems of Phillis Wheatley
    Phillis Wheatley
    Applewood Books / 1995 / Trade Paperback
    $8.96 Retail: $9.95 Save 10% ($0.99)
  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
    $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  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
    $2.89 Retail: $3.99 Save 28% ($1.10)

Sojourner Truth 1797-1883

  1. Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    Narrative of Sojourner Truth
    Sojourner Truth
    Penguin Classics / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $10.80 Retail: $12.00 Save 10% ($1.20)
  2. Who Was Sojourner Truth?
    Who Was Sojourner Truth?
    Yona Zeldis McDonough, Jim Eldridge, Nancy Harrison
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)
  3. Sojourner Truth: Path to Glory
    Sojourner Truth: Path to Glory
    Peter Merchant
    Aladdin / Trade Paperback
    $3.59 Retail: $3.99 Save 10% ($0.40)
  4. Sojourner Truth: Voice for Freedom
    Sojourner Truth: Voice for Freedom
    Kathleen V. Kudlinski
    Aladdin / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)

Frederick Douglass 1818-1895

  1. The Speeches of Frederick Douglass:  A Critical Edition / Critical edition
    The Speeches of Frederick Douglass: A Critical Edition / Critical edition
    Frederick Douglass
    Yale University Press / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $13.99 Retail: $20.00 Save 30% ($6.01)
  2. Who Was Frederick Douglass?
    Who Was Frederick Douglass?
    April Jones Prince
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $4.79 Retail: $5.99 Save 20% ($1.20)
  3. The Frederick Douglass Papers:  Series Three: Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865
    The Frederick Douglass Papers: Series Three: Correspondence, Volume 2: 1853-1865
    Frederick Douglass
    Yale University Press / 2018 / Hardcover
    $109.99 Retail: $125.00 Save 12% ($15.01)
  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
    $5.99 Retail: $7.95 Save 25% ($1.96)

Harriet Tubman 1822-1913

  1. Torchlighters: The Harriet Tubman  Story, DVD
    Torchlighters: The Harriet Tubman Story, DVD
    Vision Video / 2018 / DVD
    $10.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 30% ($4.50)
  2. Harriet Tubman: They Called her  Moses, DVD
    Harriet Tubman: They Called her Moses, DVD
    Vision Video / 2018 / DVD
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  3. I am Harriet Tubman
    I am Harriet Tubman
    Brad Meltzer
    Dial Press / 2018 / Hardcover
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  4. Who Was Harriet Tubman?
    Who Was Harriet Tubman?
    Yona Zeldis McDonough
    Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)

Booker T. Washington 1856-1915

  1. Up From Slavery
    Up From Slavery
    Booker T. Washington
    Signet Classics Series / 2010 / Mass Paperback
    $4.79 Retail: $5.95 Save 19% ($1.16)
  2. Abeka Booker T. Washington: Up from  Slavery
    Abeka Booker T. Washington: Up from Slavery
    Abeka / Trade Paperback
    $14.15
  3. Booker T Washington Biography  FunBook
    Booker T Washington Biography FunBook
    Carole Marsh
    Gallopade International / 2008 / Trade Paperback
    $2.49 Retail: $3.99 Save 38% ($1.50)
  4. Who Was Booker T. Washington?
    Who Was Booker T. Washington?
    James Buckley
    Penguin Workshop / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)

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
    $6.89 Retail: $9.99 Save 31% ($3.10)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
  2. George Washington Carver
    George Washington Carver
    Coughlan Publishing / Trade Paperback
    $7.29 Retail: $8.10 Save 10% ($0.81)
  3. George Washington Carver: America's  Scientist
    George Washington Carver: America's Scientist
    Renee Taft Meloche
    Ywam Publishing / Hardcover
    $7.19 Retail: $8.99 Save 20% ($1.80)
  4. The Sower Series: George Washington  Carver: Man's  Slave Becomes God's Scientist
    The Sower Series: George Washington Carver: Man's Slave Becomes God's Scientist
    David Collins
    Mott Media, LLC / 1981 / Trade Paperback
    $6.89 Retail: $8.99 Save 23% ($2.10)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews

Ida B. Wells 1862-1931

  1. Ida B. Wells
    Ida B. Wells
    Diane Bailey
    Aladdin / 2019 / Hardcover
    $16.19 Retail: $17.99 Save 10% ($1.80)
  2. Ida B. Wells
    Ida B. Wells
    Diane Bailey
    Aladdin / 2019 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)
  3. Ida: A Sword Among Lions
    Ida: A Sword Among Lions
    Paula J. Giddings
    HarperCollins / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 10% ($2.00)
  4. Ida B. Wells: Let The Truth Be Told
    Ida B. Wells: Let The Truth Be Told
    Walter Dean Myers
    HarperCollins / 2008 / Hardcover
    $15.29 Retail: $16.99 Save 10% ($1.70)

W.E.B. DuBois 1868-1963

  1. The Souls Of Black Folk
    The Souls Of Black Folk
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Random House / 1989 / Mass Paperback
    $5.36 Retail: $5.95 Save 10% ($0.59)
  2. The Souls of Black Folk
    The Souls of Black Folk
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Random House / 1993 / Hardcover
    $15.30 Retail: $17.00 Save 10% ($1.70)
  3. The Souls of Black Folk
    The Souls of Black Folk
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Penguin Classics / 1996 / Trade Paperback
    $12.60 Retail: $14.00 Save 10% ($1.40)
  4. The Souls of Black Folk - eBookeBOOK
    The Souls of Black Folk - eBook
    W.E.B. DuBois
    Bantam / 2005 / ePub
    $1.99

Mary McLeod Bethune 1875-1955

  1. Mary McLeod Bethune
    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Eloise Greenfield
    HarperCollins / 1977 / Trade Paperback
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  2. Mary McLeod Bethune
    Mary McLeod Bethune
    Susan Evento
    Children's Press / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $4.46 Retail: $4.95 Save 10% ($0.49)
  3. I Have a Dream, Too!
    I Have a Dream, Too!
    Jean Alicia Elster
    Judson Press / 2002 / Hardcover
    $10.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 15% ($2.00)

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
    $16.19 Retail: $17.99 Save 10% ($1.80)
  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
    $8.06 Retail: $8.95 Save 10% ($0.89)
  3. Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston - eBookeBOOK
  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
    $6.49 Retail: $12.99 Save 50% ($6.50)

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
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)
  2. John Henry
    John Henry
    Julius Lester
    Puffin Books / 1999 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $7.99 Save 44% ($3.50)

Thurgood Marshall 1908-1993

  1. Thurgood Marshall
    Thurgood Marshall
    Christine Taylor-Butler
    Children's Press / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $4.46 Retail: $4.95 Save 10% ($0.49)
  2. Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice  (Childhood of Famous Americans)
    Thurgood Marshall: Young Justice (Childhood of Famous Americans)
    Montrew Dunham
    Aladdin / 1998 / Trade Paperback
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)
  3. A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall
    A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall
    David A. Adler
    Holiday House / 1997 / Trade Paperback
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)
  4. Thurgood Marshall: America's First  African American Supreme Court Justice
    Thurgood Marshall: America's First African American Supreme Court Justice
    TMW Media Group / 2017 / DVD
    $16.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 32% ($8.00)

Jackie Robinson 1919-1972

  1. Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual  Biography--The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero
    Jackie Robinson: A Spiritual Biography--The Faith of a Boundary-Breaking Hero
    Michael G. Long, Chris Lamb
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $11.99 Retail: $17.00 Save 29% ($5.01)
  2. 42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie  Robinson Story
    42 Faith: The Rest of the Jackie Robinson Story
    Ed Henry
    Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Hardcover
    $14.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 40% ($10.00)
  3. I Am Jackie Robinson
    I Am Jackie Robinson
    Brad Meltzer, Christopher Eliopoulos
    Dial Press / 2014 / Hardcover
    $13.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 10% ($1.50)
  4. Who Was Jackie Robinson?
    Who Was Jackie Robinson?
    Gail Herman
    Grosset & Dunlap / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $5.39 Retail: $5.99 Save 10% ($0.60)

Rosa Parks 1913-2005

  1. Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks
    Christine Taylor-Butler
    Children's Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.26 Retail: $6.95 Save 10% ($0.69)
  2. Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks
    Wil Mara
    Children's Press / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $5.36 Retail: $5.95 Save 10% ($0.59)
  3. A Girl Named Rosa
    A Girl Named Rosa
    Denise Lewis Patrick
    American Girl Publishing / 2018 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $4.99 Save 10% ($0.50)
  4. Rosa Parks, A Life
    Rosa Parks, A Life
    Douglas G. Brinkley
    Penguin Random House / Trade Paperback
    $13.50 Retail: $15.00 Save 10% ($1.50)

Malcolm X 1925-1965

  1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    The Autobiography of Malcolm X
    Alex Haley
    Random House / 1992 / Trade Paperback
    $14.40 Retail: $16.00 Save 10% ($1.60)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  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
    $7.19 Retail: $7.99 Save 10% ($0.80)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
  3. Autobiography of Malcolm X - eBookeBOOK
    Autobiography of Malcolm X - eBook
    Alex Haley
    Ballantine Books / 2015 / ePub
    $7.99
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews

Coretta Scott King 1927-2006

  1. Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of  Coretta Scott King
    Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
    Edythe Scott Bagley, Bernice King, Joe Hilley
    University Alabama Press / 2012 / Hardcover
    $31.46 Retail: $34.95 Save 10% ($3.49)
  2. 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
  3. Who Was Coretta Scott King?
    Who Was Coretta Scott King?
    Gail Herman
    Penguin Young Readers / 2017 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $5.99 Save 42% ($2.50)
  4. Coretta Scott King: Dare to Dream
    Coretta Scott King: Dare to Dream
    Angela Shelf Medearis
    Puffin Books / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $7.99 Save 44% ($3.50)

Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968

  1. Autobiography of Martin Luther King,  Jr.
    Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King Jr, Clayborne Carson
    Warner / 2001 / Trade Paperback
    $6.99 Retail: $16.00 Save 56% ($9.01)
  2. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Josh Gregory
    Children's Press / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $6.26 Retail: $6.95 Save 10% ($0.69)
  3. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    Wil Mara
    Children's Press / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $3.49 Retail: $5.95 Save 41% ($2.46)
  4. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Amy Pastan
    DK / 2004 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)

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
    $9.49 Retail: $19.99 Save 53% ($10.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
  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
    $9.99 Retail: $18.99 Save 47% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
  3. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 1992 / Trade Paperback
    $7.99 Retail: $16.99 Save 53% ($9.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews
  4. Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
    Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    Zondervan / 1997 / Mass Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 17 Reviews

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 / Trade Paperback
    $8.09 Retail: $8.99 Save 10% ($0.90)
  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
    $31.50 Retail: $35.00 Save 10% ($3.50)
  3. Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A  Memoir of a Family
    Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of a Family
    Condoleeza Rice
    Three Rivers Press / Trade Paperback
    $15.30 Retail: $17.00 Save 10% ($1.70)
  4. The Faith of Condoleeza Rice -  Unabridged Audiobook [Download]DOWNLOAD
    The Faith of Condoleeza Rice - Unabridged Audiobook [Download]
    Leslie Montgomery
    Crossway Audio / 2009 / Audio Download
    $18.98

Colin Powell b. 1937

  1. My American Journey
    My American Journey
    Colin Powell
    Ballantine Books / 2003 / Trade Paperback
    $21.60 Retail: $24.00 Save 10% ($2.40)
  2. My American Journey - eBookeBOOK
    My American Journey - eBook
    Colin Powell
    Ballantine Books / 2010 / ePub
    $12.99
  3. Colin Powell - eBookeBOOK
    Colin Powell - eBook
    Zonderkidz / 2009 / ePub
    $1.99

Barack Obama b. 1961

  1. Barack Obama: Our Forty-Fourth  President
    Barack Obama: Our Forty-Fourth President
    Beatrice Gormley
    Aladdin / 2015 / Hardcover
    $16.19 Retail: $17.99 Save 10% ($1.80)
  2. Barack Obama: Son Of Promise, Child  Of Hope
    Barack Obama: Son Of Promise, Child Of Hope
    Nikki Grimes
    Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $8.99 Retail: $9.99 Save 10% ($1.00)
    2.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
  3. National Geographic Readers: Barack  Obama
    National Geographic Readers: Barack Obama
    National Geographic Kids
    National Geographic Children's Books / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $4.49 Retail: $4.99 Save 10% ($0.50)
  4. Barack Obama: The Story
    Barack Obama: The Story
    David Maraniss
    Simon & Schuster / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $18.00 Retail: $20.00 Save 10% ($2.00)