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Mr. Lincoln’s Way by Patricia Polacco

Title: Mr. Lincoln’s Way Author(s): Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: Philomel Books / 2001 Number of pages: 39 Genre: fiction Analysis: Mr. Lincoln’s Way is about an African American principal at a rather diverse school who duels … Continue reading

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Uncle Jed’s Barber Shop by Margaree King Mitchell

Title: Uncle Jed’s Barber Shop Author(s): Margaree King Mitchell Illustrator/Photographer: James Ransome Publisher and Year: Simon and Schuster / 1995 Number of pages: 28 Genre: historical fiction Analysis: This book serves as a window into the lives of an African … Continue reading

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Alice by Whoopi Goldberg

Title: Alice Author(s): Whoopi Goldberg Illustrator/Photographer: John Rocco Publisher and Year: Bantam / 1992 Number of pages: 47 Genre: fantasy Analysis: This book is Whoopi Goldberg’s excursion into children’s book writing in a take on the classic “Alice in Wonderland” … Continue reading

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