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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Book Poster Image
age 9+
Frank, poetic picture book bio has dazzling art.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2015)
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Leverage Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, perhaps too-intense tale of sports bullying.
By Joshua C. Cohen
(2012)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Book Poster Image
age 9+
Beautifully illustrated account of African-American history.
By Kadir Nelson
(2011)
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Hothead Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Hit book teams baseball with lessons on character.
By Cal Ripken, Jr.
(2011)
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Baseball Great Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Clunky but taut story of Little League steroids.
By Tim Green
(2009)
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A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams Book Poster Image
age 9+
A beautiful introduction to a stellar poet.
By Jen Bryant
(2008)
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We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing paintings + compelling history = a grand slam.
By Kadir Nelson
(2008)
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Smelly Locker: Silly Dilly School Songs Book Poster Image
age 9+
School-dissing ditties may grate on parents.
By Alan Katz
(2008)
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Sipping Spiders Through a Straw: Campfire Songs for Monsters Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gross-out, creepy laughs meant for older kids.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2008)
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The Big Field Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Action-packed, emotional dad-son baseball story.
By Mike Lupica
(2008)
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The Witch's Child Book Poster Image
age 9+
Too scary for most picture book readers.
By Arthur Yorinks
(2007)
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Heat Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engaging story about a pitching prodigy.
By Mike Lupica
(2006)
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A Season of Comebacks Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girls in sports have been waiting for this book.
By Kathy Mackel
(1997)
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S.O.R. Losers Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Radical thinkers take on school sports.
By Avi
(1984)
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Halloween Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Jerry Seinfeld reminisces about Halloween.
By Jerry Seinfeld
(2003)
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