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Evan Turk’s vivid illustrations will have your feet stomping and arms swinging to the music as you follow a hero’s journey from Mississippi to Chicago in Michael Mahin’s Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters (Atheneum, $17.99).

 

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By Michael Mahin, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481443494
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

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Mark Gonzales has created a deeply personal story with a universal message in Yo Soy Muslim: A Father’s Letter to his Daughter (Salaam Reads, $17.99). Mehrdokht Amini’s detailed and vibrant illustrations of landscape, textiles, facial expressions, and skin tones complement the text in celebrating multicultural identities.

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By Mark Gonzales, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481489362
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - August 29th, 2017

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Open Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library (Candlewick, $16.99) by Carol Boston Weatherford and discover a world of scholars, poets, and artists of African descent whom other history books may have failed to recognize. Award-winning illustrator Eric Velasquez places you in the room with bibliophile Arturo Schomburg as well as the luminaries he studied, from Toussaint Louverture and Alexandre Dumas to Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes.

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$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680466
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 12th, 2017

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