Jane Yolen - Juvenile Fiction - 2000 - 32 pages
Mary Louise gradually gets to know and love her elderly neighbor lady who tells wonderful stories as she walks around the block of her Virginia home.
Deborah Hopkinson - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 40 pages
Tells of one girl's escape from slavery into freedom via the Underground Railroad, through treacherous terrain and under cover of darkness, in order to reach a home where a ...
Fredrick McKissack - Social Science - 1999 - 152 pages
A history of African-American whalers between 1730 and 1880, describing their contributions to the whaling industry and their role in the abolitionist movement.
Pat McKissack - African Americans - 2007 - 104 pages
Gee recalls for her grandchildren what happened in 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee, when she, aged ten, passed out flyers while her cousin and other adults held sit-ins at ...