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Books published by publisher Just Us Books Inc

  • NEATE Book 4: Eddie's Ordeal

    Kelly Starling Lyons

    eBook (Just Us Books, Inc, )
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  • AFRO-BETS Kids I'm Going To Be

    Wade Hudson, Nancy Devard

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Inc., April 9, 2019)
    There are so many exciting careers: astronaut, athlete, educator, film director, architect. And there are great Black leaders in those fields, including Dr. Mae C. Jemison, LeBron James, Mary McLeod Bethune, Ava DuVernay, Sir David J. Adjaye and Dr. Daniel Hale Williams. Learn about these great achievers and their careers as the AFRO-BETS Kids (Tura, Stef, Nandi, Robo, Langston and Glo) research and use their imagination to explore what they'll be when they grow up. Revised edition with new illustrations.
  • Afro-Bets: Book of Shapes

    Margery Brown, Culverson Blair

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 16, 1991)
    Afro-Bets: Book of Shapes [Paperback] Margery Brown (Author), Culverson Blair (Illustrator)
  • Afro-Bets: Book of Colors

    Margery Brown, Culverson Blair

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 16, 1991)
    Book by Brown, Margery
  • When I Was Little

    Toyomi Igus, Higgins Bond

    Hardcover (Just Us Books Inc, Nov. 1, 1992)
    Noel learns what it was like to grow up in the country without television, telephones, or cars, when his grandfather tells him stories of his own youth many years ago
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  • Path To My African Eyes

    Ermila Moodley

    eBook (Just Us Books, Inc., Oct. 7, 2007)
    When her father is transferred from his position as a professor at a Capetown, South Africa university to Buena Vista, California, Thandie Sobukwe says goodbye to her friends, family and favorites places and hello to self-doubt, rejection and cultural confusion. Everything from the way she looks to the way she speaks, and even the way she thinks is questioned, mocked or simply misunderstood. Thandie's struggling to be confortable in her skin, but between her California girl dreams, ambivalent feelings about Black American culture, and sensitivity about the ethnic background she thinks makes her stand out too much, she doesn't seem to fit in anywhere. Thandie's facing a real dilemma: How can you be true to yourself when you're trying to discover who you are?
  • Cowboys

    Robert H. Miller

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 30, 2004)
    Tells the stories of African Americans who made contributions to the settling of the American West, including Bill Pickett, Mary Fields, Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, Alvin Coffey, Biddy Mason, and Jim Beckwourth.
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  • 12 Brown Boys

    Omar Tyree

    language (Just Us Books, Inc., June 8, 2013)
    Best-selling author Omar Tyree makes his children's book debut with 12 Brown Boys, a collection of short stories for middle readers that focus on the lives of Black pre-teen boys. Readers will connect with Tyree's engaging characters. There is Red Head Mike who hates his nickname, but hates his red hair even more, and Chestnut, who is sent to live with relatives down south to keep him out of trouble in his Brooklyn neighborhood. There is Santa Monica super kid William, whose status as a scholar and entrepreneur has even his best friends hating him, and Wayne, who resents his role as the oldest child until a tragedy strikes the family. Tyree has assembled a wide range of characters that reflect the diversity of experiences of Black boys - characters that are funny, serious, edgy, street-wise, studious, and all unforgettable.
  • Glo Goes Shopping

    Cheryl Willis Hudson, Cathy Johnson

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 1, 1999)
    Searching the mall for the perfect gift for her friend Nandi, Glo visits store after store in vain, stopping only for a gingerbread snack, before finding the item she has been seeking. Original.
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  • Buffalo Soldiers

    Robert H. Miller

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 30, 2004)
    Tells the stories of African Americans who made contributions to the settling of the American West, including Bill Pickett, Mary Fields, Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, Alvin Coffey, Biddy Mason, and Jim Beckwourth.
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  • Afro-Bets, First Book about Africa: An Introduction for Young Readers

    Veronica Freeman Ellis, George Ford

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Jan. 1, 1989)
    This third book in the series, originally published by Just Us Books, includes the inquisitive Afro-Bets Kids and their teacher, Mr. Amegashie, as he introduces them to Africa's rich history.The Afro-Bets Kids: Langston, Nandi, Glo, Stef, Tura, and Robo are together again. This time they explore the continent of Africa as they listen to stories their teacher, Mr. Amageshie, shares with them. From learning about the early tribes of Eygpt to the rolling hills of Africa's natural beauty, here comes a complete and perfect introduction to this vast continent.
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  • Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present

    Mr. Gil L. Robertson IV

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Inc., Jan. 5, 2017)
    The highly anticipated fourth installment of the Book of Black Heroes series, Political Leaders Past and Present, spotlights African American who have made valuable contributions in U.S. government leadership. Included are Hiram Revels, P.B.S. Pinchback and Robert Smalls, among the first African Americans to hold political offices, Oscar De Priest and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr,, who served during the Jim Crow period as well as Edward M. Brooke, Shirley Chisholm, Barbara Jordan, John Lewis, John Conyers, Carl Stokes , and others who emerged during the 1960s on the heels of major civil rights legislation that gave millions of African American the right to vote. New political leaders are also featured, including Keith Ellison, Kamala Harris, Mia Love and Tim Scott. Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past and Present celebrates 150 years of African-American political leadership, profiling more than four dozen Black U.S. local and state representatives, mayors, members of Congress, and the nation;s first Black president - all of whom helped make and shape history.
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