Children's Books

Old Bear

$17.99

Snug and warm, curled and furry, Old Bear sleeps.

Red, orange, and brown leaves fly through the air, and it is snowing hard. Old Bear doesn't notice.

Old Bear is dreaming about being a cub again. He is dreaming about the beauty of the world. He is dreaming of everything he loves about the forest that is his home.

Turn the page and you will see!

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Ollie's Easter Eggs

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$7.99

Gossie, Gertie, BooBoo, and Peedie are all dyeing Easter eggs. Ollie wants Easter eggs too and he has a plan on how he'll get them! Humor and vibrant ink-and-watercolor illustrations fill Olivier Dunrea's holiday follow-up to Merry Christmas, Ollie. Dunrea again gets the preschooler emotions exactly right, capturing a range of holiday-inspired feelings, from Ollie's wiggly impatience to be included to the pure joy of the older goslings discovering that Ollie has arranged the best Easter egg hunt of all.

Includes sheet of colorful stickers!

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On the Construction Site

$12.99
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9781610673709
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On the Day the Horse Got Out

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$18.99

Perfect for fans of They All Saw a Cat or Du Iz Tak?, here is a standout picture book debut about curiosity, cause-and-effect, and connectedness, which blends child-appealing rhyme with playful, distinctive artwork.

In this gorgeously rendered tale, Audrey Helen Weber masterfully blends suspense and nonsense, imaginative artwork, and a flawless rhythm that evokes some of the most beloved read-aloud classics, from Mother Goose to Eric Carle. On the day the horse got out . . the bells all rang, the birds flew south, the rabbit dug a bit too deep, and the beetle cried out in its sleep... But what happened to the horse? Did she find what she was looking for? Drawing on the influence of nursery rhymes, fables, folklore, folk art, and mythology--and combined with Audrey Helen Weber's own playful and surreal sensibility, page-turning suspense and read-aloud magic--here is a transcendent journey that tells a new story with every read.
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9780316459846
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On the Go Awesome

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$17.99
A fun, awesome depiction of all the incredible ways we travel, perfect for fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site.

It's fun to watch trains, planes, excavators, and other things that go.
It's even more fun to climb aboard.
But most fun of all? Being the driver!
Here's a zippy read aloud that allows kids to imagine themselves as the driver of everyday vehicles like a train, to the most extraordinary of all, a rocket ship.

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9781984852342
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Once Upon a Time There Was and Will Be So Much More

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$18.99
Take a journey from the distant past into a future to be imagined with this gorgeous debut picture book whose gradated pages reflect the passage of time.

Hundreds of millions of years ago, land took shape. Millions of years ago, dinosaurs lived on Earth. Thousands of years ago, people built towering pyramids. Ten years ago, the landscape looked different. A month ago, it was still summer. A minute ago, the light was turned off. Now! Make a wish! What will you be doing in a week? How will you celebrate your birthday next year? What will you discover when you are older? What will hold you in awe forever? Moving inexorably from an age primeval into a future filled with questions, Johanna Schaible brings her beautiful collage artwork to an exploration of time that melds a conceptual vision with a physical one. With each page turn, the pages gradually become smaller--showing more and more borders from the past--until they reach the present moment, then grow larger again as time expands into a future full of possibilities.

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9781536222135
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Once Upon A Time... there was an Old Woman: A Tale About Hope

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$9.99
Discover the Chinese fairy tale about the woman and the water pots! This popular folktale teaches children to value their unique qualities.

Introduce kids to the fascinating story of a popular myth about the woman who saw the good a leaking pot brings to the world. This emotions book for kids explores individuality, and how each of us brings something important to society.

Once Upon a Time... There was an Old Woman has a lively story that teaches children emotional intelligence. Inside, you'll find:

- Beautiful, vibrant illustrations by Maja Andersen that bring the story to life.
- Simple text that is ideal for reading aloud and for bedtime.
- A reference section at the end of the book that explains the cultural history behind each story.

Each morning a very old woman picks up her two pots and collects water by the river. On her way home, she loses water because her one pot is leaking! The pot feels very bad about letting the woman down. But, she sees the good the leaking pot brings to the world.

Illustrator Maja Andersen has beautifully crafted the images in this book to draw young children into the story and capture their imaginations. The tale of the old woman who carried the waterpots introduces children to a lesser-known myth and teaches them self-worth and self-love.

The magic of storytelling has been known to cultures since the dawn of time! Imagine children like your own huddled up to hear about the fascinating world around them and learn about life through storytelling. Other books in this series include Once Upon a Time... There was a Little Bird, Once Upon a Time... There was a Thirsty Frog and Once Upon a Time... There was a Greedy King.

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One and Only Sparkella

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$18.99

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!
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Publishers Weekly Bestseller!

Leading actor, producer and director Channing Tatum's picture book debut, The One and Only Sparkella is a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter--illustrated by Kim Barnes.

Ella is excited for her first day at a new school.

Glimmering pencil case? Check!

Shimmering backpack? Check!

Glittery ribbons in her hair? Check!

She can't wait to meet the other kids and share her sparkly personality. But her first day doesn't go quite as planned: Her new classmates don't like her disco-ball shoes, her PB&J-with-sprinkles sandwich, or her rainbow-y unicorn painting.

Ella decides to try to be less sparkly at school the next day so the other kids won't make fun of her. But with a little help from her dad, she soon learns the importance of just being herself, no matter what other people say.

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9781250750754
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One Sheep, Two Sheep

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$14.99
Help Rooster count sheep in this funny bedtime picture book from acclaimed author Tammi Sauer and New York Times bestselling illustrator Troy Cummings

In this hilarious barnyard picture book, Rooster is trying to count sheep but keeps getting interrupted by all of the animals on the farm. They're ruffling his feathers--and they don't look the slightest bit sheepish! Featuring bright, commercial illustrations and text perfect for read-alouds, One Sheep, Two Sheep is sure to make young readers giggle as they help Rooster count up to ten.

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Open the Easter Bunny's Door: An Easter Lift-the-Flap Book

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$6.99
Open the Easter bunny's door and lift the flaps to find eggs, baskets, marshmallow chicks, and other sweet surprises in this latest entry in the board book series that started with Open the Barn Door!

The latest in the bestselling Open the Door series, this interactive lift-the-flap board book invites little ones to step inside the Easter bunny's house and explore all that lies within. Toddlers will love lifting the ten flaps to unveil an Easter egg factory, Easter baskets, jelly beans, and other fun Easter surprises! Jannie Ho's illustrations celebrate all that the season has to offer while remaining inviting and engaging for young readers year-round.

Find out what's behind these other Open the Door books:
- Open the Barn Door
- Open the Garage Door
- Open the Preschool Door
- Open the Church Door
- Open Santa's Door
- Open the Witch's Door

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9780593373347
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Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book

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$19.99

Hungry? Check the Green Book. Tired? Check the Green Book. Sick? Check the Green Book.

In the late 1930s when segregation was legal and Black Americans couldn't visit every establishment or travel everywhere they wanted to safely, a New Yorker named Victor Hugo Green decided to do something about it. Green wrote and published a guide that listed places where his fellow Black Americans could be safe in New York City. The guide sold like hot cakes! Soon customers started asking Green to make a guide to help them travel and vacation safely across the nation too. With the help of his mail carrier co-workers and the African American business community, Green's guide allowed millions of African Americans to travel safely and enjoy traveling across the nation.

In the first picture book about the creation and distribution of The Green Book, author Keila Dawson and illustrator Alleanna Harris tell the story of the man behind it and how this travel guide opened the road for a safer, more equitable America.

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9781506467917
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Opposites Abstract

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$14.99
Mo Willems, award-winning, best-selling author/illustrator and inaugural Education Artist-in-Residence at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, delivers a masterfully inquisitive look at opposites.

Is this dark? Is this light? Is this soft? Is this hard? Using colors, shapes, lines and textures, Willems invites readers to explore abstract concepts through eye-popping, emotive, and highly-accessible artwork.


This all-ages concept book is perfect for readers young or old, big or small, or any other set of opposites.

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9781368070973
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Orangutan Hats and Other Tools Animals Use

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$17.99
Elephants that remove ticks with sticks? Otters that crack open their lunch with rocks? Crows that slide down a roof on a jar lid--over and over? Take a fascinating look at the use of tools by animals around the world.

Move over, humans! We're not the only creatures who can invent and use tools to keep ourselves fed, warm, safe, healthy, comfortable--even entertained. Thanks to the careful observations of biologists working in the field, we now know that elephants use sunscreen, long-tailed macaques floss their teeth, assassin bugs use bait to lure their prey, orangutans make pillows, and crows will go sledding just for fun. Who's the clever one now, eh? Join writer Richard Haynes and illustrator Stephanie Laberis for a walk on the wild side and get ready to be astonished, delighted, and amused by this jam-packed exploration. Interested readers will find a map, an introduction, a glossary, an index, and a bibliography for further investigation.

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9781536200935
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Ordinary Mary's Positively Extraordinary Day

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Join Ordinary Mary and the kindness crew on their quest to change the world, one school at a time.

Follow Mary in this feel-good story as she once again inspires others with positivity and kindness through a variety of ordinary deeds!

Including examples that happened at schools as a result of using the first book, this book focuses on the ability kindness has to change an entire school. Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she's Ordinary Mary--an ordinary girl on her way to her an ordinary bus stop and an ordinary school--when with one act of kindness she makes a friend. Through her school day, Mary's courage and kindness spreads, reaching farther than could ever be imagined.

Emily Pearson is the author of the children's book Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed. Emily also works as an actress, director and YouTube producer of FunPop! and WigglePop.

Fumi Kosaka was born and raised in Japan, and studied illustration at Brigham Young University. She has illustrated many books for children including If You'll Be My Valentine, by Cynthia Rylant and Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin. She lives in Provo, Utah with her husband and two children.

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Our Table

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$17.99
Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H. Reynolds creates a tender, lyrical story of multigenerational love, tradition, and family coming together with gratitude and thanks.

Celebrated, bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds brings his signature touch of love and kindness to this special, timely picture book, as families now, more than ever, are rediscovering and reevaluating what means the most: time together with one another.

Violet longs for the time when her family was connected: before life, distractions, and technology pulled them all away from each other. They used to gather at the table, with food and love, to make memories, share their lives, and revel in time spent together. But now her family has been drifting apart, and with nobody to gather around it, the table grows smaller and smaller.

Can Violet remind her family of the warmth of time spent together, and gather around the table once more?

A mystical fable that feels at once timeless and utterly of the present moment, Our Table is renowned, bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds at his best. Exquisite, expressive watercolor tells a tender story, growing from monochrome into luscious, joyful color as Violet's family is reunited around the beloved table. An ode to traditions that unite families, Our Table brings readers together with a universal message of gratitude.

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9781338572322
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Over, Bear! Under, Where?

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$17.99
A hilariously clever story of wordplay and unexpected friendship, perfect for fans of 7 Ate 9 and Eats, Shoots, and Leaves.

Over and Under are two friends, and they're enjoying a day at the park. They go on the swings (Over goes over Under) and the seesaw (Under is under Over). They meet a hot-dog dog (who joins them for a hot dog). And then they spot . . . a bear! (Unbearable!) But is he really the overall scary creature they first understand him to be?

In this hilariously punny story that will have readers laughing out loud as they pick apart the wordplay, a pair of pals overcome their fears as they discover that friendship underpins all.

Praise for Over, Bear! Under, Where?

I adore this book. Am Over Come with emotion . . . er laughter. It's Jeff Mack on steroids, and every English teacher from kindergarten up to college needs to have it. THAT good. --Jane Yolen, bestselling and award-winning author of How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?

The absurdity of the premise, which swings around to fit the wordplay, will elicit laughs, while the wordplay will entertain and challenge younger readers. --BCCB

A whimsical 'Who's on First'-like picture book . . . that earns its giggles. --Publishers Weekly

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Overground Railroad

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$8.99
A window into a child's experience of the Great Migration from the award-winning creators of Before She Was Harriet and Finding Langston.

Climbing aboard the New York bound Silver Meteor train, Ruth Ellen embarks upon a journey toward a new life up North-- one she can't begin to imagine. Stop by stop, the perceptive young narrator tells her journey in poems, leaving behind the cotton fields and distant Blue Ridge mountains.

Each leg of the trip brings new revelations as scenes out the window of folks working in fields give way to the Delaware River, the curtain that separates the colored car is removed, and glimpses of the freedom and opportunity the family hopes to find come into view. As they travel, Ruth Ellen reads from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, reflecting on how her journey mirrors her own-- until finally the train arrives at its last stop, New York's Penn Station, and the family heads out into a night filled with bright lights, glimmering stars, and new possiblity.

James Ransome's mixed-media illustrations are full of bold color and texture, bringing Ruth Ellen's journey to life, from sprawling cotton fields to cramped train cars, the wary glances of other passengers and the dark forest through which Frederick Douglass traveled towards freedom. Overground Railroad is, as Lesa notes, a story of people who were running from and running to at the same time, and it's a story that will stay with readers long after the final pages.

An American Library Association Notable Children's Book
A New York Public Library Best Book of the Year
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year!
Named a Best Picture Book by the African American Children's Book Project
A Booklist Editor's Choice

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9780823451197
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Owen

$17.99
Owen had a fuzzy yellow blanket. "Fuzzy goes where I go, " said Owen. But Mrs. Tweezers disagreed. She thought Owen was too old for a blanket. Owen disagreed. No matter what Mrs. Tweezer's came up with, Blanket Fairies or vinegar, Owen had the answer. But when school started, Owen's mother knew just what to do, and everyone - Owen, Fuzzy, and even Mrs. Tweezers - was happy.
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9780688114497
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Paper Bird

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$17.99
A sumptuously illustrated exploration of the joy that comes with creating art for one's own self

There once was a time when all the colors, from midsummer blue to sunrise orange, lived at the tips of Annie's fingers...

But when her classmates' sidelong glances cause Annie to notice all the tiny flaws in her art, her colorful creative spark fades--quite literally--to gray. With lyrical prose and eye-catching illustration author-artist Lisa Anchin shows readers how to find the beauty in imperfections and celebrate the joy of creation for creations' sake.

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9780593110225
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Parade of Elephants

$18.99

New York Times-bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Where are they going? Read and find out!

This engaging picture book is just right for the youngest reader and is a perfect choice for story time and bedtime sharing.

Up and down, over and under, through and around . . . five big and brightly colored elephants are on a mission in this picture book for young children by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes. Where are they going? What will they do when they get there? It's a surprise!

With a text shimmering with repetition and rhythm, bright pastel illustrations, large and readable type, and an adorable parade of elephants, Kevin Henkes introduces basic concepts such as numbers, shapes, adjectives, adverbs, and daytime and nighttime. A Parade of Elephants is an ALA Notable Book and an excellent choice for story time as well as bedtime sharing.

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9780062668271
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Passover Mouse

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In this charming and witty Passover story about kindness, community, tradition, and forgiveness, a little mouse disrupts a town's preparations for the holiday when it steals a piece of leavened bread--or chometz--just as all the houses have been swept clean in time for the holiday.

It's the morning before the start of Passover, and all the villagers have swept their homes clean of leavened bread, in keeping with the traditions of the holiday. Suddenly, a small mouse steals a piece of bread and tears through the town, spoiling everyone's hard work. But just when it seems as if the townsfolk will never be ready for their Seder, the little mouse's actions unwittingly bring everyone together, to work as a group to save the holiday.

Jewish families at Passover will embrace this rollicking, funny, and ultimately inspiring story--based on an original tale from the Talmud--that weaves together the themes of community, kindness, charity, and forgiveness. It's sure to become a modern holiday classic that's shared year after year among the generations.

An afterword discusses the story from the Talmud that the author used as her inspiration and includes a glossary of terms that will be useful to young readers.

★ An excellent addition to the Jewish tradition.--Kirkus, starred review

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9781984895516
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Peace Train

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$18.99

The instant #1 New York Times and Indie bestseller!

Hop aboard the Peace Train in this picture book adaptation of Cat Stevens's legendary anthem of unity and harmony in time for the song's 50th anniversary! With illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.

"Now I've been happy lately

Thinking about the good things to come

And I believe it could be

Something good has begun

Oh, I've been smiling lately

Dreaming about the world as one

And I believe it could be

Someday it's going to come"

Readers are invited to hop on the PEACE TRAIN and join its growing group of passengers who are all ready to unite the world in peace and harmony.

Featuring the timeless lyrics of Cat Stevens's legendary song and illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Peter H. Reynolds, this hopeful picture book inspires tolerance and love for people of all cultures and identities.

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9780063053991
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Peggy's Impossible Tale

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$17.95
Peggy's Impossible Tale is told in the voice of a remarkable guinea pig. Full of action and surprises, it is guaranteed to captivate the attention of beginning readers. Peggy learns how to communicate with the loving family that adopted her, and she goes on to win a much-coveted prize for her accomplishments.
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9781926890210
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Pencil and Paper Games

$5.99
Amidst endless apps and computer games, there is still an important place for simple yet engaging games, played with just a piece of paper and a pencil. Whether your battery's flat, you're suffering from 'screen fatigue', or you just prefer traditional games, this write-in, tear-off pad is for you, featuring over one hundred games to play.
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9780794521837
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People Remember

$19.99

From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Ibi Zoboi comes her debut picture book--a tour de force that uses the principles of Kwanzaa to talk about the history of African Americans. This lyrical, powerful tribute is sumptuously illustrated by New Yorker artist and rising star Loveis Wise. A beautiful gift for readers of all ages and for fans of Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul.

The People Remember tells the journey of African descendants in America by connecting their history to the seven principles of Kwanzaa. It begins in Africa, where people were taken from their homes and families. They spoke different languages and had different customs.

Yet they were bound and chained together and forced onto ships sailing into an unknown future. Ultimately, all these people had to learn one common language and create a culture that combined their memories of home with new traditions that enabled them to thrive in this new land.

Sumptuously illustrated, this is an important book to read as a family--a story young readers can visit over and over again to deepen their understanding of African American history in relation to their own lives and current social justice movements. By turns powerful and revealing, this is a lyrical narrative that tells the story of survival, as well as the many moments of joy, celebration, and innovation of Black people in America.

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