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    • 28 Days

    • Moments in Black History That Changed the World
    • By: Charles R. Smith
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The 28 days of Black History Month are commemorated with descriptions of the men, women, and events that have been vital in defining our understanding of African American history. From Crispus Attucks to Barack Obama, Harriet Tubman to Malcolm X, Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe, the entries move chronologically from 1770 to the present and encompass all walks of life, from the armed forces and performing arts through sports and civil rights activism.

    • Moments in Black History That Changed the World
    • By: Charles R. Smith
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Release date: 03-02-17
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    Regular price: $11.17

    • Pick-Up Game

    • A Full Day of Full Court
    • By: Marc Aronson, Charles R. Smith, Walter Dean Myers, and others
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Quincy Tyler Bernstine
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s one single steamy July day at the West 4th Street Court in New York City, otherwise known as the Cage. Hotshot baller ESPN is wooing the scouts, Boo is struggling to guard the weird new guy named Waco, a Spike Lee wannabe has video rolling, and virgin Irene is sizing up six-foot-eight-and-a-half-inch-tall Chester. Nine of young-adult literature’s top writers reveal how it all goes down in this searing novel in short stories that each ingeniously pick up where the last one ends.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Uneven but memorable

    • By Melissa on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $16.09

    • The Shiloh Campaign

    • Civil War Campaigns in the Heartland
    • By: Steven E. Woodworth (editor), Charles D. Grear, Gary D. Joiner, and others
    • Narrated by: Samuel F.
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Some 100,000 soldiers fought in the April 1862 battle of Shiloh, and nearly 20,000 men were killed or wounded; more Americans died on that Tennessee battlefield than had died in all the nation's previous wars combined. In the first book in his new series, Steven E. Woodworth has brought together a group of superb historians to reassess this significant battle and provide in-depth analyses of key aspects of the campaign and its aftermath.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bad narrator

    • By Anonymous User on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Chameleon

    • By: Charles R. Smith
    • Narrated by: Barrie Buckner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
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    Shooting the breeze with his boys. Tightening his D on the court. Doing a color check - making sure nobody's wearing blue or red, which some Crip or Piru carrying a cut-down golf club would see as disrespect. Then back to Auntie's, hoping she isn't passed out from whiskey at the end of the day. Now that Shawn is headed for high school, he wonders if he'd be better off at the school in Mama's neighborhood, where he'd be free of Compton's hassles. But then he wouldn't be with his fellas - cracking jokes, covering each other's backs - or the fine Marisol, who's been making star appearances in his dreams.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • One Death, Nine Stories

    • By: Marc Aronson (Editor), Charles R. Smith Jr. (Editor)
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Christina Traister
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nicholas, Kevin. Age 19. Died at York Hospital, July 19, 2012. Kev's the first kid their age to die. And now, even though he's dead, he's not really gone. Even now his choices are touching the people he left behind. Rita Williams-Garcia follows one aimless teen as he finds a new life in his new job - at the mortuary. Ellen Hopkins reveals what two altar boys (and one altar girl) might get up to at the cemetery at night.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Black Jack

    • Ballad of Jack Johnson
    • By: Charles R. Smith
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 14 mins
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    A powerful telling of the first African-American heavyweight champion, this story portrays how a shy, fearful young man learned to fight back and become one of history's more compelling personalities. Children will be awed and inspired by the boxer's energy and drive which is duly reflected through the rhythmic text and excellent narration.

    Regular price: $9.07