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Schomburg Children's Collection

Overview
Works: 451 works in 495 publications in 1 language and 5,591 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Biography  Folklore  Young adult works  Toy and movable books  Adventure stories  Braille books  Stories in rhyme 
Classifications: PZ7.B227, FIC
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Publications about Schomburg Children's Collection
Publications by Schomburg Children's Collection
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 834 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 810 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 593 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 336 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 332 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 288 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 224 libraries worldwide
Traces the personal life and basketball career of the center who began his NBA career with the Orlando Magic in 1992
Silly Mammo = Kilu Mammo : an Ethiopian tale by Yohannes Gebregeorgis( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 96 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 73 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 69 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 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 50 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 36 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
The story of Little Black Sambo by Helen Bannerman( Book )
3 editions published between 1945 and 1981 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
After four tigers steal Sambo's fine clothes, Sambo recovers them when the tigers attack each other
Nicodemus and the goose by Inez Hogan( Book )
1 edition published in 1945 in English and held by 36 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 32 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 Clyde Robert Bulla( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A poor, friendless English boy, shipped to America as an indentured servant in the early eighteenth century, runs away from a cruel master and dreams of building a house of his own
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 27 libraries worldwide
The goldweights that Kwajo has helped make present him with the chance to get some stolen gold dust
Solma : tales from northern Ghana by G. A Agambila( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
It's Kwanzaa time! by Linda Goss( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Stories, recipes, and activities introduce the holiday of Kwanzaa and the ways in which it is celebrated
 
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