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Click for more detail about Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty Ada Twist, Scientist

by Andrea Beaty
Harry N. Abrams (Sep 06, 2016)
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A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller

The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world. Ada Twist, Scientist, from powerhouse team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, is a celebration of STEM, perseverance, and passion.
 
Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. What would you do with a problem like this? Not afraid of failure, Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into trouble!
 
Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. Touching on themes of never giving up and problem solving, Ada comes to learn that her questions might not always lead to answers, but rather to more questions. She may never find the source of the stink, but with a supportive family and the space to figure it out, she’ll be able to feed her curiosity in the ways a young scientist should.
 
Iggy Peck and Rosie Revere have earned their places among the most beloved children’s characters, and they have inspired countless kids and adults to follow their dreams and passions. Now in her own charming and witty picture book, determined Ada Twist, with her boundless curiosity for science and love of the question “Why?,” is destined to join these two favorites.  The book is the perfect tool to remind both young girls and women that they have the intelligence and perseverance to achieve their dreams.


Click for more detail about I Shot New York by Ralph Ginzburg I Shot New York

by Ralph Ginzburg
Harry N. Abrams (Jun 01, 1999)
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Hundreds of Photographs of New York


Click for more detail about One Shot Harris: The Photographs of Charles One Shot Harris: The Photographs of Charles "Teenie" Harris

by Stanley Crouch
Harry N. Abrams (Oct 01, 2002)
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As a photographer for the Pittsburgh Courier, one of the pre-eminent black newsweeklies in America, Charles H. "Teenie" Harris traveled the alleys, workplaces, nightclubs, and neighborhoods of his native Pittsburgh with a Speed Graphic camera in hand. His work, collected in this book for the first time, offers a rare look into the African-American community from the 1930s to the 1970s, during and after the civil rights movement. Whether backstage with Dizzy Gillespie and Lena Horne, in the dugout with Josh Gibson and Satchel Paige, or on the streets of Pittsburgh’s Hill District, Harris skillfully and enthusiastically documented his beloved community. His images are an important visual history of places we have seldom seen, illustrating the 20th-century black experience in a major American city. Harris’s archive contains over 80,000 images in all (the entire Harris archive was recently bought by the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, and they hope to have an exhibition of his work in the future). Stanley Crouch’s essay energetically ties together the disparate issues of African- American history, photography, jazz, baseball, and the history of Pittsburgh that make up Harris’s work, while Deborah Willis’s essay provides a biographical outline of Harris’s career.


Click for more detail about Pop: A Celebration of Black Fatherhood by Carol Ross Pop: A Celebration of Black Fatherhood

by Carol Ross
Harry N. Abrams (Mar 01, 2007)
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In 51 visually stunning, emotionally compelling portraits, acclaimed photographer Carol Ross presents a hopeful, heartwarming, and caring view of black fatherhood in the United States. In an era that pays little positive attention to black fathers, Ross’s inspirational perspective on the relationships between black men and their children is vitally importantand long overdue.

Ross’s richly textured duotone photographs reveal a group of devoted fathers whose common bond is their profound love for their children. For her subjects, Ross has selected men from all walks of lifecollege professors, filmmakers, technicians, construction workers, and corporate executivesalong with well-known music executives, directors, entertainers, and actors, such as Antonio L. A. Reid, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Funk Master Flex, Doug E. Doug, and Melvin Van Peebles. Film star Samuel L. Jackson, photographed with his daughter, provides the book’s foreword, and each portrait is accompanied by a poignant personal recollection by the father depicted.

Exquisitely designed, Pop: A Celebration of Black Fatherhood finally gives black men their own voice about their experience as fathers. Inspired by her own father, Ross’s book is, in her words, “a round of applause, a bow, a ‘God bless you,’ ” to all those fathers who “take their children to that place where, one day, they can fly on their own.”


Click for more detail about Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People by S.D. Nelson Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People

by S.D. Nelson
Harry N. Abrams (Nov 03, 2015)
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Sitting Bull (c. 1831 - 1890) was one of the greatest Lakota/Sioux warriors and chiefs who ever lived. From Sitting Bull’s childhood—killing his first buffalo at age 10 to being named war chief to leading his people against the U.S. Army, Sitting Bull: Lakota Warrior and Defender of His People brings the story of the great chief to light. Sitting Bull was instrumental in the war against the invasive wasichus (white men) and was at the forefront of the combat, including the Battles of Killdeer Mountain and the Little Bighorn. He and Crazy Horse were the last Lakota/Sioux to surrender their people to the U.S. government and resort to living on a reservation.

The book includes an extensive author’s note and timeline, historical photographs, a map, a bibliography, endnotes, and an index.









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