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Almost to Freedom by Vaunda Nelson is an amazing, inspirational fictional book told through a rag doll's perspective. The rag doll's name is Sally and she is telling the story of a young girl and her family as they escape from slavery and start a new journey called the Underground Railroad, which to...
An unsung hero of the American West/Indian Territories, Bad News for Outlaws reacquaints readers with a fearless ex-slave turned U.S. Marshall, Bass Reeves. A remarkable story of a remarkable man, beautifully illustrated. Highly recommended.
Based on extensive research, this is the fictional story of Lewis Michaux and one of the most famous bookstores in Harlem. Filled with historical references of famous African American leaders and lives in Harlem -- a great story that all should read. This would make a super documentary.
A fascinating portrait of the pioneering and influential Harlem bookseller and literacy advocate in a wonderful mix of biography and fiction.
This was a reasonably interesting book about a very interesting man, and it has certainly made me want to learn more about Bass Reeves. The text in this book was a little too "western" for my taste, but it was appropriate to the time in which this story takes place, and I could really see it appeal...