Based on the life of Lewis Henri Michaux and his bookstore, the National Memorial African Bookstore, which was located in Harlem Square just down the street from the infamous Apollo Theater, this book clearly emphasizes the importance of reading books and acquiring knowledge.
This book tells the thoughts and courage of a man, woman, girl, and boy as they decide to be part of the Great Migration of African Americans from the southern parts of the United States to the North between 1915 and 1930.
This book is based on a true story of a 14-year-old boy living in Malawi, Africa. Riddled by drought, William's family began eating only one meal per day in hopes of prolonging the dwindling food supply. Curious about how mechanical things work, William utilized the library to learn about windmills.
This book describes the courage, fortitude and compassion of the first black child to attend an all white elementary school in New Orleans.
Written by Michael Jordan's mother, this book is about Michael as a young boy aspiring to be a great basketball player.
Based on the true story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, this book reminds us that "being disabled does not mean being unable."
I liked this book because I could identify with it. I am tall and for the longest time I disliked my height...until I discovered basketball. I am tall and for the longest time I disliked my height...until I discovered basketball.