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Elijah of Buxton
Elijah of Buxton (2007)
Christopher Paul Curtus
Eleven-year-old Elijas will tell you that his greatest claim to fame is that he once threw up all over Frederick Douglas. Oh, yeah, he's also the first child of the Buxton family to be born with absolute…
Learn to make Bolognese pasta; discover Ethiopian cuisine; find out what makes a Mexican kitchen special. These are a few of the international explorations in cuisine on which Saveur takes its readers.…
The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov (1880)
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book (2008)
Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens, Bod for short, lives in a graveyard. Yes, you read correctly, a graveyard. He lives among tombstones and the ghosts that inhabit the underneath of those stones. He is raised by a lovely elderly…
We Are the Ship: the story of Negro League Baseball
We Are the Ship: the story of Negro League Baseball (2005)
Kadir  Nelson
Kadir Nelson introduces young audiences to the little known Negro National League in the 1920's. Combining his award winning illustrations with well-written history, Nelson tells the story of how African-Americans…

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The Splendor FallsThe Splendor FallsRosemary Clement-Moore
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