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Paperback:Nelson Mandela:[2013]:International edition
Author: Nelson, Kadir
Year: [2013]
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Paperback
Edition: International edition
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles This is a picture-book biography about the inspirational anti-apartheid activist and former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. It is the story of a young boys determination to change South Africa and of the struggles of a man who eventually became the president of his country by believing in equality for people of all colours. 4-9. Ages 5 - 12
38 unnumbered pages, illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm (pbk)
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0375869735
Hardback:Harlem's little blackbird:2012
Author: Watson, Renée
Author: Robinson, Christian
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Music
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Random House Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Zora and Langston, Billie and Bessie, Eubie and Duke. If the Harlem Renaissance had a court, they were its kings and queens. But there were other, lesser known individuals whose contributions were just as impactful, such as Florence Mills. Born to parents who were former-slaves Florence knew early on that she loved to sing. And that people really responded to her sweet, bird-like voice. Ages 5 - 12
40 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm (hbk)
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043977733X
Hardback:Henry's freedom box
Author: Levine, Ellen
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Hardback
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1406358371
Paperback:War brothers, the graphic novel:2014
Author: McKay, Sharon E.
Author: Lafrance, Daniel
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Junior Graphic Books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: 14-year-old Jacob and his friends are sharing stories about their school break when the door to their dorm is violently kicked in. Blinded by fear and confusion, the boys are abducted from their school in the middle of the night, marched into the jungle and forced to become child soldiers in the Lord's Resistance Army - it's kill or be killed. Teenagers
163 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 25 cm (pbk)
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1406354449
Hardback:An African princess, from African orphan to Queen Victoria's favourite:2014
Author: Myers, Walter Dean
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Captured, and about to be killed, a young African princess is dramatically rescued by a British naval officer. Taken to England, she is presented at court to Queen Victoria. As an important friendship begins, Sarah embarks on a whole new life. This incredible true story is retold alongside real letters, photographs and historical documents. Recounted with insight and empathy by Walter Dean Myers, the US National Ambassador for Young People's Literature 2012-2013, this is an important reflection on royalty, race, class, belonging and - above all - identity. Ages 5 - 12
xii, 145 pages, illustrations (colour), map (colour) ; 22 cm (hbk)
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0552556009
Paperback:Unheard voices, a collection of stories and poems to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act:2007
Author: Blackman, Malorie
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 1807, the British parliament passed an Act making the trading and transportation of slaves illegal. This book brings together stories and poems which provide a first-hand account of the horrors of slavery, remembering the brutal and long-lasting inflictions which have shaped millions of lives. Teenagers
247 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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