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Schomburg Children's Collection

Overview
Works: 459 works in 491 publications in 2 languages and 6,019 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Folklore  History  Young adult works  Toy and movable books 
Classifications: PZ7.M4784178, [FIC]
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Most widely held works by Schomburg Children's Collection
Friends of a feather : one of life's little fables by Bill Cosby ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this story about a zealous bird who learns to soar from under the shadow of his best friend's wing comes a powerful message about being oneself and the glorious freedom that can bring!
Chill wind by Janet McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afraid that she will have no where to go when her welfare checks are stopped, nineteen-year-old high school dropout Aisha tries to figure out how she can support herself and her two young children in New York City
Twists and turns by Janet McDonald ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the help of a couple of successful friends, eighteen- and nineteen-year-old Teesha and Keeba try to capitalize on their talents by opening a hair salon in the run-down Brooklyn housing project where they live
Take-off! : American all-girl bands during WW II by Tonya Bolden ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History and music are combined in this account of all-women bands during World War II
Condoleezza Rice : National Security Advisor by Christin Ditchfield ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biography of Condoleezza Rice, professor, author, and National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush
A to Z Kenya by Justine Fontes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to Kenya's culture, geography, history, economy, government, and more
Sports great Shaquille O'Neal by Michael John Sullivan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the personal life and basketball career of the center who began his NBA career with the Orlando Magic in 1992
Let's meet Sojourner Truth by Lisa Trumbauer ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Simple text and photographs introduce the life of Sojourner Truth, describing her childhood, life as a slave, freedom, and work as an activist for civil rights and women's right to vote
Silly Mammo = Kilu Mammo : an Ethiopian tale by Yohannes Gebregeorgis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mammo's well-meaning but simple-minded efforts to bring his wages home end in disaster until he makes a rich merchant's daughter laugh
Hurricane by Andrew Salkey ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Joe and his nine-year-old sister face their first hurricane in Kingston, Jamaica, with a mixture of excitement and curiosity that gradually turns to fear
Mcheshi goes to the game park = Mcheshi aenda hifadhi ya wanyama ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mcheshi's uncle, a game ranger, takes her and her brother Mungwana for a ride through a game park
The search ( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One book in a series about blacks
Strawberry roan by Don Lang ( Book )
1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young Negro boy and his great love for a champion trotter. Grades 5-9
The name of the tree : a Bantu folktale by Celia Barker Lottridge ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tree
Nicodemus and the goose by Inez Hogan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a goose starts following Nicodemus, everyone becomes enamored except for the hound dog. When the goose warns the family of a fire and saves little sister, it's given a bed in the house. It seems to hound dog that he's been replaced and leaves, thinking Nicodemus doesn't want him
Squarehead and me by Henry Louis Haynes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David has always tried to avoid associating too much with "Squarehead" Palmer, but when circumstances throw them together for a few days at a farm in the country, David begins to understand his friend's special problem
Charlie's house by Reviva Schermbrucker ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie builds a house with cast-off materials in his South African township
Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1945 and 1961 in English and Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A little boy in India loses his fine new clothes to the tigers, but while they dispute who is the grandest tiger in the jungle, he takes his fine clothes back again
Kwajo and the brassman's secret : a tale of old Ashanti wisdom and gold by Meshack Asare ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The goldweights that Kwajo has helped make present him with the chance to get some stolen gold dust
It's Kwanzaa time! by Linda Goss ( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stories, recipes, and activities introduce the holiday of Kwanzaa and the ways in which it is celebrated
 
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English (24)
Spanish (1)
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