Disarming the Playground

Violence Prevention Through Movement & Pro-social Skills

Author: Rena Kornblum

Publisher: Wood 'N' Barnes Publishing


Category: Education

Page: 230

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Amos Fortune: Free Man

Author: Elizabeth Yates

Publisher: Perfection Learning


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 181

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Amos Fortune was born the son of an African king. In 1725, when he was 15 years old, he was captured by slave traders, brought to America and sold at auction. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. At 60, he began to see those dreams come true. A Newbery Honor Book.

Free Man

Author: Elizabeth Yates




Page: 181

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Culturally Diverse Library Collections for Children

Author: Herman L. Totten

Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 299

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An annotated list of biographies, folklore, fiction, and reference books that deal with Native Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, and African Americans.

Banned Books

Challenging Our Freedom to Read

Author: Robert P. Doyle

Publisher: Amer Library Assn


Category: Reference

Page: 390

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From Back Cover of Book: Banned books: Challenging Our Freedom To Read provides a framework for understanding censorship and the protections guaranteed to us through the first amendment. Interpretations of the uniquely American notion of freedom of expression - and our freedom to read what we choose - are supplemented by straightforward, easily accessible information that will inspire further exploration. This updated and expanded 2010 edition features a new, streamlined design that will make this an essential reference you'll return to time and again. Contents include: Insight - the challenge of censorship; Interpretation - the first amendment, the freedom of expression, and the freedom to read; Information - first amendment timeline, court cases, glossary, bibliography and quotations; Ideas - celebration guide for banned books week and communication guide for librarians; Incidents - top ten challenged books of 2009 and challenged or banned books - more than 1800 titles listed alphabetically by author plus title, topical, and geographical indices.

Best books for children

preschool through grade 6. Supplement to the eighth edition

Author: Catherine Barr



Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1783

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