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"Poems focusing on universal emotions, as expressed by poets from diverse backgrounds, including Joseph Bruchac, Nikki Grimes, Lee Bennett Hopkin
Having arrived in San Francisco from China to work in his brother's store, Ming is lonely until an Irish boy befriends him.
Laminack, Lester L.,
A young boy remembers the Saturdays when he was nine or ten and he would ride his bicycle to his Ma'am-maw's house, where they spent the day toge
Farris, Christine King,
Looks at the early life of Martin Luther King, Jr., as seen through the eyes of his older sister.
Willy and Carlos, who is in a wheelchair, receive a visit from Santa on Christmas Eve, even though they live on the nineteenth floor of their bui
A young boy hears the story of his great-great-great-grandfather and his brother who came to the United States to make a better life for themselv
Momma describes the special people and surroundings of her childhood, in a place where the edge of town met the countryside, in a time when all t
Barron, T. A.
As his family reminisces after his beloved grandfather's death, a boy realizes that his grandfather is still with him in all the special places t
Relates how Benjamin Banneker's grandmother journeyed from England to Maryland in the late seventeenth century, worked as an indentured servant,
Lyon, George Ella,
The author simply describes how she considered various careers as she grew and how she combined them all into her work as a writer.
Sumi's grandmother tells the story of her family's escape from Seoul during the Korean War, while they watch the trains which will eventually bri
While spending the summer in Chinatown with his great-aunt, a young boy finds an old ten-man dragon in a shop and gets a number of people to help