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  • Black History Activity and Enrichment Handbook: An Easy-To-Use Collection of Ideas, Activities & Games Designed to Help Explore African-American History and Culture

    Just Us Books

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, June 1, 1990)
    Guide to activities and inquiries designed to enhance knowledge of African-American history and culture
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  • Singing Black: Alternative Nursery Rhymes for Children

    Mari Evans, Ramon Price

    Paperback (Just Us Books, May 1, 1998)
    Nursery rhymes, with their simple words and sing-song rhythms. have enthralled and excited youngsters for centuries. But most of the best-known rhymes reflect a limited Western perspective. Last fall. Just Us Books addressed the need for nursery rhymes that represent the true diversity of a child's world by publishing The Many Colors of Mother Goose. which included nursery rhymes from a multicultural perspective. Now, with Singing Black, they present a collection of original short poems by Marl Evans that draw their inspiration from black culture.
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  • In Praise of Our Fathers and Our Mothers: A Black Family Treasury by Outstanding Authors and Artists

    Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson

    Hardcover (Just Us Books Inc, Feb. 1, 1997)
    Forty nine distinguished writers, artists and photographers contributed to this important anthology. A wonderful tribute to the enduring spirit of the black family and community, this is a book the entire family can enjoy reading together. Contributors include Newbery, Caldecott, Pulitzer, Coretta Scott King and other award-winning writers and visual artists --Gwendolyn Brooks, Ashley Bryan, Virginia Hamilton, Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, Leo and Diane Dillon, Floyd Cooper, Nikki Grimes, Tom Feelings, Haki Madhubuti, Javaka Steptoe, Walter Dean Myers and a host of others.
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  • Book of Black Heroes

    Diane Igus, Tayomi/ Ellis, Veronica Freeman/ Wesley, Valerie Wilson/ Patrick

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, March 15, 1991)
    Book by Igus, Tayomi/ Ellis, Veronica Freeman/ Wesley, Valerie Wilson/ Patrick, Diane
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  • Anthony's Big Surprise

    Wade Hudson

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Oct. 1, 1998)
    Someone is sending Anthony expensive gifts. When Anthony figures out who it is, he discovers that his entire world is about to change. This is the third book in NEATE, a popular middle reader series featuring 5 African-American pre-teens.
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  • Elizabeth's Wish

    Debbi Chocolate

    Paperback (Just Us Books, June 1, 1994)
    Elizabeth wants to enter a local talent competition. Can she handle the possibility of not winning? And if she does win, should she keep the prize money or contribute it to charity?
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  • Follow-Up Letters to Santa From Kids Who Never Got a Response

    Tony Medina, R. Gregory Christie

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Inc., Dec. 15, 2003)
    Every Christmas, millions of children wait impatiently for the arrival of the man in the red suit: Santa Claus. But Christmas is not always a happy time for children who are poor, alone or have to grow up to soon. Poet Tony Medina takes readers into the world of children who are speaking from the heart and want Santa to bring them real answers and practical solotions to the issues that they face daily.
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  • Baby Jesus, Like My Brother: By Margery Wheeler Brown ; Illustrations by George Ford

    Margery W. Brown, George Cephas Ford

    Hardcover (Just Us Books Inc, Oct. 1, 1995)
    When Keisha explains the meaning of Christmas to her brother Tony, the young boy finds many similarities between Jesus' family and his own African American family
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  • In Praise of Our Fathers and Our Mothers: A Black Family Treasury by Outstanding Authors and Artists

    Wade Hudson, Cheryl Willis Hudson

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, March 1, 1998)
    Forty nine distinguished writers, artists and photographers contributed to this important anthology. A wonderful tribute to the enduring spirit of the black family and community, this is a book the entire family can enjoy reading together. Contributors include Newbery, Caldecott, Pulitzer, Coretta Scott King and other award-winning writers and visual artists --Gwendolyn Brooks, Ashley Bryan, Virginia Hamilton, Patricia and Fredrick McKissack, Leo and Diane Dillon, Floyd Cooper, Nikki Grimes, Tom Feelings, Haki Madhubuti, Javaka Steptoe, Walter Dean Myers and a host of others.
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  • Afro-Bets Book of Shapes

    Margery W. Brown, Howard Simpson

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Nov. 1, 2000)
    Illustrates and introduces basic shapes, including squares, triangles, circles, and rectangles.
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  • The Twins Strike Back

    Melodye Benson Rosales

    Paperback (Just Us Books Inc, Dec. 1, 1994)
    Tired of being teased about being twins, Ivy and May decide to take action on their eighth birthday.
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  • I'm Gonna Be

    Wade Hudson, Culverson Blair

    Paperback (Just Us Books, Dec. 1, 1992)
    Youngsters tell each other what they want to be when they grow up, citing Afro-American role models who have achieved success in such fields as chemistry, publishing, photography, law, and medicine
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