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Sailing under the Black Flag By Cygnet Brown
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Jonathan Mayford wants to join the Patriot Cause because he wants to prove that he’s a man. Despite his parents’ misgivings, they allow him to join his father’s privateer, the... More > American Elizabeth. Jonathan befriends an old sea cook, Finis Henderson who teaches him about the sea. Later, he also becomes friends with a young African American boy, James Forten The relationship that takes Jonathan from boyhood to manhood began when he met the red-headed Lowri Howell, a daughter of Welsh nobleman. Jonathan dreams of the day that he will become worthy of her affections. He hoped that in winning this war, he might have a chance at capturing her heart, his greatest prize of all. Both Jonathan and James discover fighting in the war is not what makes a man. They learn that becoming a real man requires integrity and character.< Less
Melitte By Fatima Shaik
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Melitte is a slave girl. But at first she doesn't know it. She only knows she is treated badly and loved only by the child she watches. She promises young Marie to take care of her always. But when... More > Melitte's dreams of freedom appear, can the girls leave together? Nominee Best Books for Young Adults "Heart-rending novel" The Horn Book "Full of period detail and vivid sensory writing" Kirkus "Accessible and affecting historical fiction" School Library Journal< Less
The First Men By Paul Grainger
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The First Men, by Paul Grainger, tells of the first fully modern humans as they leave their African cradle after a series of unfortunate events and absurd adventures, some 40,000 years ago. They... More > ultimately come into contact with the Neanderthals, the ancient “Ice People” of Europe, where further unfortunate events and absurd adventures explain the mystery of the subsequent demise of these archetypal “cave men”. A fine selection of caves is included. Although historically as accurate as a Swiss watch, you are advised not to use this fine book for serious study for any form of qualification beyond the basic. The author will not be liable for wasted college fees.< Less
The First Men By Paul Grainger
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The First Men, by Paul Grainger, tells of the first fully modern humans as they leave their African cradle after a series of unfortunate events and absurd adventures, some 40,000 years ago. They... More > ultimately come into contact with the Neanderthals, the ancient “Ice People” of Europe, where further unfortunate events and absurd adventures explain the mystery of the subsequent demise of these archetypal “cave men”. A fine selection of caves is included. Although historically as accurate as a Swiss watch, you are advised not to use this fine book for serious study for any form of qualification beyond the basic. The author will not be liable for wasted college fees.< Less
Vaarvaa: Minisaga for Badin and the Secret of the Saami By Eric Basir
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Vaarvaa is an historical fiction mini-saga (a story less than 50 words) about a Saami Shaman in ancient Scandinavia. It is also the first of a series of vignettes highlighting important concepts... More > which are at the heart of the story to be revealed in the graphic novel "Badin and the Secret of the Saami." The minisagas are text-intensive and geared toward generating intellectual interest. An introduction by the author also explains the motivation behind the graphic novel and the mini-sagas. The forthcoming "Badin and the Secret of the Saami" is an historical fiction graphic novel starring Adolf Gustaf Badin and the leader of a unique band of Saami people. Badin and his companions find themselves on a fantastic journey in Sweden to preserve the survival of humanity. The historical Badin is known in 18th century Swedish history to have been the only man of African descent to be a member of the Swedish Royal Court. Saami people are the original inhabitants of Scandinavia and parts of Russia.< Less
The Sign of Freedom By Ana Sofia Cordero
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A historical fiction taken place in the southern part of the United States, in Mississippi. It tells the story of Beni, an African American boy, who fights for his freedom with the help of his... More > friends and his slave mother.< Less
The Sign of Freedom By Ana Sofia Cordero
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A historical fiction taken place in the southern part of the United States, in Mississippi. It tells the story of Beni, an African American boy, who fights for his freedom with the help of his... More > friends and his slave mother.< Less
To the Gallows (Legend of Cole Winters 1) By G.S. Luckett
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New Western Historical Action-Adventure Novel! Cole Winters is one of the first African-American lawman of the Old West. In the 19th century, the Indian Territory was a place where there was a thin... More > line between lawmen and outlaws. After being raised by Native Americans, Cole Winters was hired by the U.S. Marshals Service to track down and bring back outlaws from the Territories. Dead or alive. When his gun fighter brother, Joseph Two Guns, becomes wanted for a crime he did not commit, Cole does the only thing he can to get his brother justice... He hunts him down. To the Gallows, is a classic Western with fast-paced gunfights and martial arts action of the time. It is the beginning chronicle of a man the Native Americans called The Buffalo Ghost and the legend that followed.< Less
Sunset on the Horizon A Maroon Woman's Story By H M Hanlan
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Cubah returns to Jamaica from London to mourn a loss. She goes back in time to 'find herself' through a woven tale of love, family and kinship. The journey, set on the Isle of Springs, mirrors a... More > gamut of 'real life' characters all of whom represent TIME PAST, TIME PRESENT and TIME FUTURE.< Less
HANIF CHANT By Sidni Appleseed
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This is a book of miracles for a world addicted to hopelessness, despair, and faithlessness. This is a book of juju for a world under the assumption that our ancestors’ ways, beliefs, and... More > connections had been destroyed. Within this book is a cure for what ails the Black Family. Within this book is a cure of what ails the Human Family. This is a book about a participant in the evolution of universal sound that is called “music”. This book is about and for M.B. Hanif (my step-father) who recently suffered a massive stroke. These words are a prayer for his life and health. This book is a chant to and for the magic of Daddy Hanif.< Less

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