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Letters from a Slave Boy: The Story of Joseph Jacobs. Atheneum, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0-689-87867-1
ISBN-10: 0-68987-867-2

Ancient American World.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN: 0-19-522247-4

Roy Makes a Car.
New York: Atheneum, 2005. ISBN: 0-689-84640-1

Feed the Children First: Irish Memories of the Great Hunger
NY: Atheneum, 2002.  ISBN: 0-689-84226-0

Knockabeg: A Famine Tale.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001. ISBN: 0-618-09283-8

Dear Ellen Bee: A Civil War Scrapbook of Two Union Spies.
NY: Atheneum, 2000. ISBN: 0-689-823797

Sorrow's Kitchen: The Life and Folklore of Zora Neale Hurston.
NY: Scribner, 1990. ISBN 0-684-19198.
PB edition, Collier, 1993. ISBN 0-02-044445-1

Raw Head, Bloody Bones: African-American Tales of the Supernatural.
NY: Scribner, 1991. ISBN 0-684-19333-7. PB edition, Aladdin, 1995. ISBN 0-689-80306

Letters From a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs.
NY: Scribner, 1992. ISBN 0-684-19446-5. PB edition, Aladdin, 1996. ISBN:0-689-80015-0

Starting Home: The Story of Horace Pippin, Painter.
NY: Scribner, 1993. ISBN 0-684-19534-8

Stitching Stars: The Story Quilts of Harriet Powers.
NY: Scribner, 1993. ISBN:0-684-19576-3

Deep Blues: Bill Traylor, Self-Taught Artist.
NY: Scribner, 1994. ISBN: 0-684-19458-9

Master of Mahogany: Tom Day, Free Black Cabinetmaker.
NY: Scribner, 1994. ISBN: 0-684-19675-1

Keeping Secrets: The Girlhood Diaries of Seven Women Writers.
NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1995. ISBN: 0-8050-3065-4

The Butter Tree: Tales of Bruh Rabbit.
NY: Henry Holt & Company, 1995. ISBN 0-8050-2673-8

Painting Dreams: Minnie Evans, Visionary Artist.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, May 1996. ISBN:0-395-72032-X

Catching the Fire: Philip Simmons, Blacksmith.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, August, 1997. ISBN: 0-395-72033-8.

The Poison Place: A Novel.
New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, October, 1997. ISBN: 0-689-81146-2.
Paperback edition of The Poison Place: Aladdin Books, 1999. ISBN: 0-689-82678-8.

Talking with Tebe: Clementine Hunter, Memory Artist.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Fall 1998. ISBN 0-395-72031.

To read these titles, visit your library or local bookstore. In the Washington, D.C./Baltimore MD area, knowledgeable staff,  personal service are available by phone or in person at:

The Children's Bookstore
737 Deepdene Road, Baltimore, MD
Roland Avenue

Politics and Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 364-1919
(800) 722-0790

A Likely Story Children's Bookstore
1555 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Visit the Web site of Simon & Schuster

The following stores in Virginia also carry quality children's books:

Charlottesville--New Dominion Bookshop (804) 295-7972
Richmond--Narnia Children's Books (804) 353-5675
Staunton--Bookstack (540) 885-2665

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