This biography profiles the life of Bass Reeves, a former slave who was recruited as a deputy United States Marshall by Judge Isaac Parker to bring law and order to the territory that was to become Oklahoma. Bass had a strong sense of right and wrong and would always try to capture a criminal without violence. He always got his man and his very name struck fear in outlaws, sometimes even causing them to give themselves up.
Born into slavery in 1838,...
Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X while helping there.
Raymond likes to do everything fast–from brushing his teeth to going to school to making new friends. In three easy-to-read stories, readers follow Raymond on a typical super-fast day, see him make a new friend, and run a race!