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Ira's Shakespeare Dream
By Lee & Low Books
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781620141557, isbn: 1620141558,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Ira Aldridge dreamed of being on stage one day performing the great works of William Shakespeare. He spent every chance he got at the local theaters, memorizing each actor s lines for all of Shakespeare s plays. Ira just knew he could be a great Shakespearean actor if only given the chance. But in the early 1800s, only white actors were allowed to perform Shakespeare. Ira s only option was to perform musical numbers at the all-black theater in New York city. Despite being discouraged by his

Meghan Trainor (Big Buddy Pop Biographies)
By Buddy Books
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mpn: 24346557, ean: 9781680780628, isbn: 168078062X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Highlights the life and achievements of the popular music star, including her childhood, early songwriting career, breakout success with ''All About That Bass,'' and her charitable work..

Josephine Baker (Little People, Big Dreams)
By Lincoln Children's Books
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ean: 9781786032287, isbn: 1786032287,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Meet Josephine Baker, the world-famous entertainer, activist, and French Resistance agent in this true story of her life! New in the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the incredible life of Josephine Baker, from growing up in St Louis, Missouri, during segregation to defying expectations and performing on the stage in Paris, where audiences fell in love with her. Josephine Baker was born for the stage. But growing up in

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins
By Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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ean: 9781250127730, isbn: 1250127734,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
A lyrical picture book biography of Janet Collins, the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House. Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. Janet pursued dance with a passion, despite being rejected from discriminatory dance schools. When she was accepted into the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as a teenager on the condition that she paint her skin white for performances, Janet

The Man behind the Magic: The Story of Walt Disney
By Brand: Viking
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sku: VI-0670822590, ean: 9780670822591, isbn: 0670822590,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Follows the life of Walt Disney from his boyhood on a Missouri farm through his struggles as a young animator to his building of a motion picture and amusement park empire.Used Book in Good Condition.

Shirley Temple: Child Stars (Blue Banner Biography)
By Brand: Mitchell Lane Publishers
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ean: 9781584151722, isbn: 1584151722,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Focuses on the acting career of one of America's best known child stars, Shirley Temple.Used Book in Good Condition.

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers)
By Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780525582168, isbn: 0525582169,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, tells the story of growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this young readers' adaptation of his bestselling adult memoir Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood.BORN A CRIME IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING OSCAR WINNER LUPITA NYONG'O!Trevor Noah, the funny guy who hosts The Daily Show, shares his remarkable story of growing up in South Africa, the child of a black South African mother and

Daredevils Do Amazing Things (Step-Up Books ; 26)
By Random House Childrens Books
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sku: 903633972, ean: 9780394936239, isbn: 039493623X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Contains five exciting true stories about daring men and women and death-defying feats.

Ella Fitzgerald (Little People, Big Dreams)
By Lincoln Children's Books
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ean: 9781786030870, isbn: 178603087X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time! Part of the belovedLittle People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the inspirational life of the First Lady of Song, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem to her success as a jazz legend, with the message: ''It's not where you come from, but where you're going that counts.'' Ella Fitzgerald grew up near Harlem, in New York, where she was surrounded by music and

Misty Copeland: Power and Grace
By Michael Friedman Group
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mpn: 1, colour illustrations, ean: 9780692493236, isbn: 0692493239,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
Power and grace define Misty Copeland―an influential ballet dancer who has broken through difficult barriers to become the first female African-American to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. Misty has proven adversity can be conquered by reaching higher and working harder to define what is humanly possible, regardless of the path one chooses to follow their dreams. In Misty’s own words, “Finding your power doesn’t have to be scary. Instead, it makes you

Conjure Times: Black Magicians in America
By Brand: Walker n Company
SKU: #HDT6980NW07182011H21207A
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sku: HDT6980NW07182011H21207A, ean: 9780802787620, isbn: 0802787622,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
Probes historical documents and uncovers a unique aspect of the African-American cultural experience where, because of slavery and racial discrimination, few magicians of color became famous even though they achieved great skill and a flare for entertaining audiences.Used Book in Good Condition.

Quien fue Harry Houdini? / Who Was Harry Houdini? (Quien Fue...?/ Who Was...?) (Spanish Edition)
By Altea
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ean: 9781603964302, isbn: 1603964304,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Every kid has heard of Harry Houdini, the famous magician who could escape from handcuffs, jail cells, and locked trunks. But do they know that the ever ambitious and adventurous Houdini was also a famous movie star and the first pilot to fly a plane in Australia? This well told biography is full of the details of Houdini's life that kids will really want to know about and illustrated throughout with beautiful black and white line drawings..

Becoming Divergent: An Unofficial Biography of Shailene Woodley and Theo James
By Michael O'Mara
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781782432128, isbn: 1782432124,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
All there is to know about the stars of the March 2014 film Divergent, based on the bestselling novel by Veronica Roth The first installment in a trilogy, Divergent is the hottest new dystopian novel for young adults and adults alike. This must-read for fans follows the stories of the two stars of the forthcoming film. Shailene Woodley, who plays Tris Prior, is known to fans already as a star of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and for her Independent Spirit Award-winning, Golden

Sergei Grinkov (They Died Too Young)
By Chelsea House Publications
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sku: 712099280-0791058557, ean: 9780791058558, isbn: 0791058557,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Presents a biography of the Russian pairs skater who died in 1995 at the age of twenty-eight from a heart attack. Focuses on his life with skating partner and wife, Ekaterina Gordeeva.Used Book in Good Condition.

George Lucas: Filmmaker & Creator of Star Wars (History Maker Biographies)
By Abdo Kids Jumbo
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ean: 9781532104251, isbn: 1532104251,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Readers will learn about the early years of George Lucas and how he got his start in film. The title will also cover when he created Star Wars and Indiana Jones. Each title is complete with simple text, a timeline, and great photographs of George Lucas from childhood to present times. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO..

Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson
By little bee books
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ean: 9781499805925, isbn: 1499805926,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
This beautiful picture book tells the little-known story of Raven Wilkinson, the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company and an inspiration to Misty Copeland.When she was only five years old, her parents took her to see the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo.Raven perched on her crushed velvet seat, heard the tympani, and cried with delight even before the curtain lifted. From that moment on, her passion for dance only grew stronger.No black ballerina had ever danced

Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite (Once Upon a Masterpiece)
By Charlesbridge
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ean: 9781570917011, isbn: 1570917019,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
It's a challenge to transform the ''Nutcracker Suite's'' romantic orchestra into jumpin' jazz melodies, but that's exactly what Duke Ellington and his collaborator, Billy Strayhorn, did.Ellington's band memebers were not so sure that a classical ballet could become a cool-cat jazz number. But Duke and Billy, inspired by their travels and by musical styles past and present, infused the composition with Vegas glitz, Hollywood glamour, and even a little New York jazz. CD recording of the

The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum
By Fleming, Candace/ Fenwick, Ray (ILT)
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mpn: 9780375841972, ean: 9780375841972, isbn: 0375841970,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
Discover the true story of P.T. Barnum, the man who created the world-famous Barnum & Bailey Circus, as featured in the movie The Greatest Showman! The award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, Amelia Lost, and Our Eleanor brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known far and wide for his jumbo elephants, midgets, and three-ring circuses, here’ s a complete and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Readers

Who Was Michael Jackson? (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
By Turtleback Books
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ean: 9780606375597, isbn: 0606375597,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right up until his death is 2009 before a much anticipated tour. He had a pitch-perfect voice and footwork that his idol Fred Astaire admired. Who will ever forget the

Oprah Winfrey (Business Leaders)
By Morgan Reynolds Pub
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ean: 9781599350967, isbn: 1599350963,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Presents the life of the African American talk-show host, describing her rise from poverty to her current status as one the country's most financially successful television personalities..

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