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Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale —Aardema, Verna.

A retelling of a traditional West African tale that reveals how the mosquito developed its annoying habit.

If kids ran the world —Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.

In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.

Love and the rocking chair —Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.

Before the baby arrives a couple orders a rocking chair, and as the family grows and changes, the rocking chair is always there, a center of love and continuity.

20,000 leagues under the sea —Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

Retells the adventures of a French professor and his two companions as they sail above and below the world's oceans as prisoners on the fabulous electric submarine of the deranged Captain Nemo.

Two little trains —Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

Two little trains, one streamlined, the other old-fashioned, puff, puff, puff, and chug, chug, chug, on their way West.

The tale of the mandarin ducks —Paterson, Katherine.

A pair of mandarin ducks, separated by a cruel lord who wishes to possess the drake for his colorful beauty, reward a compassionate couple who risk their lives to reunite the ducks.

One winter's night —Herman, John, 1944-

A lonely cow about to give birth on a cold winter's night finds shelter in a deserted shed with a man and a woman who are also having a baby.

Many thousand gone : African Americans from slavery to freedom —Hamilton, Virginia.

Recounts the journey of Black slaves to freedom via the underground railroad, an extended group of people who helped fugitive slaves in many ways.

Mother Goose : numbers on the loose —Dillon, Leo.

Presents an illustrated collection of twenty-four counting rhymes, from "Baa, baa black sheep" to "Wash the dishes, wipe the dishes."

Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears-- and more African folk tales

Perfect for celebrating Black History Month and learning about stories from the African tradition, Scholastic presents five stories on DVD, two of which are new! Stories include Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears; Hot H...

Mansa Musa : the lion of Mali —Burns, Khephra.

A fictional account of the nomadic wanderings of the boy who grew up to become Mali's great fourteenth-century leader, Mansa Musa.

The people could fly : the picture book —Hamilton, Virginia, 1934-2002.

In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away.

Wayward Pines. [Season 1]

Secret Service agent Ethan Burke wakes up in a hospital in a strangely idyllic mountain town in Idaho. But the more Ethan tries to find out what happened to him, and to two missing fellow agents, the more he discovers th...

To every thing there is a season

Presents that selection from Ecclesiastes which relates that everything in life has its own time and season.

Earth Mother —Jackson, Ellen, 1943-

Portrays a day in the life of Earth Mother who, as she tends plants and animals around the world, meets three of her creations with advice on how to make the world more perfect.

The hundred penny box —Mathis, Sharon Bell.

Michael's love for his great-great-aunt who lives with them leads him to intercede with his mother who wants to toss out all her old things.

Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions —Musgrove, Margaret.

Explains some traditions and customs of 26 African tribes beginning with letters from A to Z.

Who's in Rabbit's house? —Aardema, Verna.

Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in.

Where have you been? —Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

In rhyming verse, various animals tell where they have been.

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