One Crazy Summer

One Crazy

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. "This vibrant and moving award-winning novel has heart to spare."*Eleven-year-old Delphine is like a mother to her two younger sisters, Vonetta and Fern. She's had to be, ever since their mother, Cecile, left them seven years ago for a radical new life in California. But when the sisters arrive from Brooklyn to spend the summer with their mother, Cecile is nothing like they imagined.While the girls hope to go to Disneyland and meet Tinker Bell, their mother sends them to a day camp run by the Black Panthers. Unexpectedly, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern learn much about their family, their country, and themselves during one truly crazy summer.This moving, funny novel won the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction and the Coretta Scott King Award and was a National Book Award Finalist. Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern's story continues in P.S. Be Eleven and Gone Crazy in Alabama. Readers who enjoy Christopher Paul Curtis's The Watsons Go to Birmingham and Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming will find much to love in One Crazy Summer.This novel was the first featured title for Marley ...

  • Brand: Amistad Press
  • ASIN: 0060760907

Une Semaine De Bonte: A Surrealistic Novel in Collage

Une Semaine De Bonte: A Surrealistic Novel in

"One of the clandestine classics of our century." — The New York TimesThis is the legendary collage masterpieces of Max Ernst (b. 1891), one of the leading figures of the surrealistic movement and among the most original artists of the 20th century. From old catalog and pulp novel illustrations, Ernst produced this series of 182 bizarre and darkly humorous collage scenes of classic dreams and erotic fantasies which seem mysteriously to lure the unconscious into view: Stern, proper-looking women sprout giant sets of wings, serpents appear in the drawing -room and bed chamber, a baron has the head of a lion, a parlor floor turns to water on which some people can apparently walk while others drown.Une Semaine De Bonté is divided into seven parts, one for each day of the week, with each section illustrating one of Ernst's "seven deadly elements." "Oedipus," "The Court of the Dragon," and "Three Visible Poems" are among the startling episodes of Ernst's week. The Dada and surrealist epigraphs which introduce each section appear in this edition in both French and English.Une Semaine De Bonté first appeared in 1934 in a series of five pamphlets of fewer than 1,000 copies each, and has never been reprinted before this present edition. Previously available only to a few libraries and ...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0486232522
  • UPC: 800759232529

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended)

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel

"This award-winning picture book biography for the elementary grades is a remarkable introduction to the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the concept of self-expression in art." - Seira Wilson, Amazon EditorWinner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardJean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere: in poetry books and museums, in games and in the words that we speak, and in the pulsing energy of New York City. Now, award-winning illustrator Javaka Steptoe's vivid text and bold artwork echoing Basquiat's own introduce young readers to the powerful message that art doesn't always have to be neat or clean--and definitely not inside the lines--to be beautiful.

  • Brand: Little Brown Books for Young Readers
  • ASIN: 0316213888

Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk

Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History

Under the Big Black Sun explores the nascent Los Angeles punk rock movement and its evolution to hardcore punk as it's never been told before. Authors John Doe and Tom DeSavia have woven together an enthralling story of the legendary West Coast scene from 1977-1982 by enlisting the voices of people who were there. The book shares chapter-length tales from the authors along with personal essays from famous (and infamous) players in the scene. Additional authors include: Exene Cervenka (X), Henry Rollins (Black Flag), Mike Watt (The Minutemen), Jane Wiedlin and Charlotte Caffey (Go-Go's), Dave Alvin (The Blasters), Chris D. (The Flesh Eaters), Robert Lopez (The Zeros, El Vez), Jack Grisham (T.S.O.L.), Teresa Covarrubias (The Brat), as well as scenesters and journalists Pleasant Gehman, Kristine McKenna, and Chris Morris. Through interstitial commentary, John Doe "narrates" this journey through the land of film noir sunshine, Hollywood back alleys, and suburban sprawl, the place where he met his artistic counterparts Exene, DJ Bonebrake, and Billy Zoom and formed X, the band that became synonymous with, and in many ways defined, L.A. punk.Focusing on punk's evolutionary years, Under the Big Black Sun shares stories of friendship and love, ambition and feuds, grandiose dreams and cul...

  • Brand: Da Capo Press
  • ASIN: 0306824086

Africa Collage Shirt Black History African Tribe Mask Animal

Africa Collage Shirt Black History African Tribe Mask

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Black Queens NYC
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Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist Dyeing

Shibori: The Inventive Art of Japanese Shaped Resist

Potential for creating designs in textiles can be seen even in the physical properties of cloth. The simple fact that cloth tightly compressed into wrinkles or folds resists the penetration of dye is an opportunity—an opportunity to let the pliancy of textiles speak in making designs and patterns.People around the world have recognized this opportunity, producing resist designs in textiles by shaping and then securing cloth in various ways before dyeing. Yet in no other country has the creative potential of this basic principle been understood and applied as it has in Japan. Here, in fact, it has been expanded into a whole family of traditional resist techniques, involving first shaping the cloth by plucking, pinching, twisting, stitching, folding, pleating, and wrapping it, and then securing the shapes thus made by binding, looping, knotting, clamping, and the like. This entire family of techniques is called shibori.Designs created with shibori processes all share a softness of outline and spontaneity of effect. Spontaneity is shibori's special magic, made possible by exploiting the beauty of the fortuitous things that happen when dye enters shaped cloth.Usually it is in response to the fact that a craft is being lost that the need for preserving and documenting it arises. The...

  • ASIN: 1568363966

White Mountain Puzzles Television History - 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

White Mountain Puzzles Television History - 1000 Piece

The ultimate TV trivia jigsaw puzzle! Featuring a collage of more than 250 TV stars and unforgettable moments in American television, this colorful piece makes for a fantastic TV room wall art piece. The White Mountain Puzzles – Television History Jigsaw Puzzle is the inspiration of James Mellett. A Pittsburgh native, James has been a freelance illustrator for almost 20 years working out of his home studio. He is also known, awarded, and recognized for his astounding sports art. Art jigsaw puzzles are a fun and inexpensive way to enjoy beautiful works of art first hand. Jigsaw puzzles are also used to boost cognitive skills, develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem solving, shape recognition, memory, and task completion. The White Mountain Puzzles – Television History includes 1000 unique interlocking pieces made of sturdy blue chipboard on recycled paper. Extra large sized pieces for easy handling. Completed puzzle dimensions: 24 x 30 inches. Every White Mountain Puzzle is proudly manufactured in America with a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.

  • Color: 1000 Pieces
  • Brand: White Mountain
  • ASIN: B0009STH66
  • UPC: 078415300022

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With Scissors

Henri Matisse. Cut-outs. Drawing With

Towards the end of his monumental career as a painter, sculptor, and lithographer, an elderly, sickly Matisse was unable to stand and use a paintbrush for a longer period of time. In this late phase of his life―he was almost 80 years of age―he developed the technique of ‘carving into color’, creating bright, bold paper cut-outs. Though dismissed by some contemporary critics as the folly of a senile old man, these gouaches decoupées (gouache cut-outs) in fact represented a revolution in modern art, a whole new medium that re-imagined the age-old conflict between color and line.This fresh, standard TASCHEN edition of the first volume of our original prize-winning XL book provides a thorough historical context to Matisse’s cut-outs, tracing their roots in his 1930 trip to Tahiti, through to his final years in Nice. It includes many photos of Matisse, some rare images, by Henri Cartier-Bresson and the filmmaker F.W. Murnau and text from Matisse, publisher E. Tériade, the poets Louis Aragon, Henri Michaux, and Pierre Reverdy, and Matisse’s son-in-law, Georges Duthuit.In their deceptive simplicity, the cut-outs achieved both a sculptural quality and an early minimalist abstraction which would profoundly influence generations of artists to come. Exuberant, multi-hued, and ...

  • Brand: Neret Gilles Ed
  • ASIN: 3836536293

Adeco Decorative Wood Wall Hanging Picture Frame, 4 by 6-Inch, Black, 5-Divided Opening

Adeco Decorative Wood Wall Hanging Picture Frame, 4

5 openings wood wall hanging picture photo frame; hanging on the Vertically or Horizontally)

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Adeco
  • UPC: 663489011532

M3 Naturals Himalayan Salt Scrub Infused with Collagen and Stem Cell All Natural Body and Face Exfoliating Facial Wash Blackheads Acne Treatment Scars Pore Minimizer Exfoliator Cellulite 12 OZ

M3 Naturals Himalayan Salt Scrub Infused with Collagen

M3 Naturals Premium Himalayan Scrub and Souffle with Lychee Sweet Almond Oil 12 oz Exfoliates Dead Cells – Use our Himalayan scrub to help remove dirt and dead cells, rejuvenating your skin!*   Reduces Oily Skin – Salt can greatly assist in absorbing excess oils from the skin.*  Treats Acne – Himalayan salt is a natural antiseptic and great for disinfecting acne prone skin.* Lychee Oil - Has a soft delicate scent is rich in antioxidants and an excellent source of vitamin C* 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE - We are confident you will love our products, we back them with a 60-Day Money Back Gaurentee!  There is nothing to lose!  Don't settle for other brands, enjoy PREMIUM! M3 Team:)

  • Color: Pink
  • Brand: M3 Naturals
  • ASIN: B076DSRB6B
  • UPC: 680140592735

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan (Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Books)

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and

Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, Ashley Bryan offers a moving and powerful picture book that contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away.Imagine being looked up and down and being valued as less than chair. Less than an ox. Less than a dress. Maybe about the same as…a lantern. You, an object. An object to sell. In his gentle yet deeply powerful way, Ashley Bryan goes to the heart of how a slave is given a monetary value by the slave owner, tempering this with the one thing that CAN’T be bought or sold—dreams. Inspired by the actual will of a plantation owner that lists the worth of each and every one of his “workers”, Bryan has created collages around that document, and others like it. Through fierce paintings and expansive poetry he imagines and interprets each person’s life on the plantation, as well as the life their owner knew nothing about—their dreams and pride in knowing that they were worth far more than an Overseer or Madam ever would guess. Visually epic, and never before done, this stunning picture book is unlike anything you’ve seen.

  • Brand: Atheneum Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
  • ASIN: 1481456903

Africa Collage Gift Black History African Tribe Mask Animal - PopSockets Grip and Stand for Phones and Tablets

Africa Collage Gift Black History African Tribe Mask

These phone and tablet accessories are fun, practical and a a great was to shocwase your presonality and interests. If you need a last minute gift or stocking stuffer for someone who is very hard to shop for, these accessories are useful and appreciated. PERFECT birthday party favors!

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Black Queens NYC
  • ASIN: B07NR4JJB8

Bibliophilia: 100 Literary Postcards

Bibliophilia: 100 Literary

It presents us with truth, challenges, humor, and delight. This collection of 100 postcards showcases bold graphic interpretations of 50 of the greatest literary quotes of all time. From Virginia Wolf to Oscar Wilde, from Brontë to Poe to Austen, each piece will spark your imagination and kindle your creative spirit.

  • ASIN: 0553447890

New Yorker cover Nelson 2/22 2016 Black History Month collage of the famous

New Yorker cover Nelson 2/22 2016 Black History

Original cover (only) from this issue of The New Yorker. NOT the entire issue. Sophisticated gift for birthday, anniversary or whathaveyou. Very good with flaws described. Defects such as writing, stains, tears, and other obvious flaws are noted in the description; if they are NOT noted, they are not present. NOTE: You are buying ONLY the cover, not the entire issue.

  • Brand: The Jumping Frog
  • ASIN: B06XF2Q1CZ

Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy

Monumental in scope and vividly detailed, Chocolate City tells the tumultuous, four-century story of race and democracy in our nation's capital. Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and its enduring racial realities, Washington often has served as a national battleground for contentious issues, including slavery, segregation, civil rights, the drug war, and gentrification. But D.C. is more than just a seat of government, and authors Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove also highlight the city's rich history of local activism as Washingtonians of all races have struggled to make their voices heard in an undemocratic city where residents lack full political rights.Tracing D.C.'s massive transformations--from a sparsely inhabited plantation society into a diverse metropolis, from a center of the slave trade to the nation's first black-majority city, from "Chocolate City" to "Latte City--Asch and Musgrove offer an engaging narrative peppered with unforgettable characters, a history of deep racial division but also one of hope, resilience, and interracial cooperation.

  • Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
  • ASIN: B06Y3PFVX1

Martin's Big Words (Big Words): The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin's Big Words (Big Words): The Life of

This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life. With stunning art by acclaimed illustrator Bryan Collier, Martin's Big Words is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America-and the world-forever.

  • Brand: Hyperion
  • ASIN: 1423106350

Lorna Simpson Collages

Lorna Simpson

"Black women's heads of hair are galaxies unto themselves, solar systems, moonscapes, volcanic interiors."—Elizabeth Alexander, from the IntroductionUsing advertising photographs of black women (and men) drawn from vintage issues of Ebony and Jet magazines, the exquisite and thought-provoking collages of world-renowned artist Lorna Simpson explore the richly nuanced language of hair. Surreal coiffures made from colorful ink washes, striking geological formations from old textbooks, and other unexpected forms and objects adorn the models to mesmerizingly beautiful effect. Featuring 160 artworks, an artist's statement, and an introduction by poet, author, and scholar Elizabeth Alexander, this volume celebrates the irresistible power of Simpson's visual vernacular.

  • ASIN: 1452161143

Large Family Tree Wall Decal. Peel & stick vinyl sheet, easy to install & apply history decor mural for home, bedroom stencil decoration. DIY Photo Gallery Frame Decor Sticker By LaceDecaL

Large Family Tree Wall Decal. Peel & stick

Why LaceDecaL?: LaceDecaL will not only BEAUTIFY your house but add meaning to your HOME. This decal will give an adorable touch to your home. GET CREATIVE! A tasteful and beautiful NEW WAY TO DECORATE your home. Pink Owl decal gives a beautiful touch to your walls. - Our decals are environmentally conscious. Made with HIGH QUALITY PVC and SGS validation. CUSTOMIZABLE- Your Owl Tree LaceDecaL will be like no one else’s. Pink Owl wall Decals gives your home a UNIQUE STYLE. VERSATILE- Apply to any clean, dust-free wall, glass, or any smooth surface. Good for the living room, hallway, kids/baby room, family and even for the office! CONTEMPORARY DESIGN- Ready and easy to apply. No more messy paint and difficult wall paper! Our beautiful design will look as if you had a PROFESSIONAL decorating your home. CHILDREN FUN- Paste this Owl Decal in your children’s room, this gives your children’s room a playful touch. OUR GOAL is to encourage activities that increase Children joy. PRODUCT MEASUREMENTS & DETAILS: Height: 4ft Width: 5ft Material: PVC Vinyl Color: Black

  • Color: Black 1
  • Brand: LaceDecaL
  • ASIN: B01H60TM2I
  • UPC: 647971515968

24x36 Black Collage 10 Opening w/Text Opening Picture Mats with White Core, Bevel Cut

24x36 Black Collage 10 Opening w/Text Opening Picture

These are high quality 4 ply picture mats cut for the picture size referenced in the title. All openings are reduced by 1/2" to overlap the picture. All of our matting is bevel cut and has a white core.

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: bux1 picture matting
  • ASIN: B00I3ROPO4
  • UPC: 818036019169

Africa Collage Shirt Black History African Tribe Mask Animal

Africa Collage Shirt Black History African Tribe Mask

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Black Queens NYC

JH Design Men's Ford Mustang Gray Collage Short Sleeve Crew Neck T-Shirt (X-Large, CLG0-Gray)

JH Design Men's Ford Mustang Gray Collage Short

Lightweight and breathable, marking a top spot in your summer wardrobe, these JH DESIGN Men's Ford Mustang T-Shirts are highly preferred by automobile fans. With a smooth silhouette from the chest down to the waist, with sleek shoulders and armholes, these summer T-shirts feature high quality graphics that do not shade away or peel off with time making it look versatile even after years of use. Casual T-shirt is designed with crew neck line, short sleeves and loose-fit style for a relaxed and easy going appearance. You can choose among different colors and patterns of the Ford Mustang t-shirts for making a versatile and uncompromised comfort-chic look. Get in your Ford Mustang GT 5.0 and look good in this car t shirt. Also check out our other Mustang t shirts, Mustang hoodies, Mustang jackets, and Mustang hats!

  • Color: Clg0-gray
  • UPC: 716894621411

Matisse (Basic Art Series 2.0)

Matisse (Basic Art Series

The work of Henri Matisse (1869–1954) reflects an ongoing belief in the power of brilliant colors and simple forms. Though famed in particular for his paintings, Matisse also worked with drawing, sculpture, lithography, stained glass, and collage, developing his unique cut-out medium when old age left him unable to stand and paint.Matisse’s subjects were often conventional: nudes, portraits, and figures in landscapes, Oriental scenes, and interior views, but in his handling of bold color and fluid draftsmanship, he secured his place as a 20th-century master. It was Matisse’s palette that particularly thrilled the modern imagination. With vivid blue, amethyst purple, egg-yolk yellow, and many shades beyond he liberated his work from a meticulous representation of reality and sought instead a “vital harmony,” often referring to music as an inspiration or analogy for his work.A comprehensive and informative source, this lavishly illustrated publication has been revised in close collaboration with the Matisse estate. Including preparatory studies, full-page reproductions, and enlarged details, discover the artist's adventurous path, from the chromatic brilliance of his Fauve period, right through to his invention of gouache cut-outs at the ripe age of 80. Each image has bee...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 3836529041

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Ahawoso Reusable Insulated Lunch Tote Bag Vintage French Paris Eiffel Tower Collage Black Painting 10X11 Zippered Neoprene School Picnic Gourmet Lunchbox

Ahawoso Reusable Insulated Lunch Tote Bag Vintage French

Ahawoso Reusable Insulated Lunch Tote Bag Vintage French Paris Eiffel Tower Collage Black Painting 10X11 Zippered Neoprene School Picnic Gourmet LunchboxFine Material£ºMade Of 3.0mm Thick Neoprene MaterialStylish Design: Art Image On Both Sides; Many Colors For Your Choices;Water Resistant;Light Weight.Many PurposePortable And Stylish,Suitable For Different Occasions. Use It For Food, Holding A Bento Box, Snacks, Or Even Feminine Makeup Products.Ideal Food Temperatures:Our AhawosoLunch Bag Will Keep Your Food Cold Or Hot For 2-4 Hours,So You Can Enjoy Perfect Tasting Meals Whenever It's Time For Lunch.Great Gift Idea:Both Adults Going To Work And Children Going To School Can Find Great Use In This Versatile Lunchbox.100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!If you don't absolutely love this product, return it within 30 days for a full refund. We'll work with you to resolve any issue and ensure that you're satisfied with your experience.

  • Color: Multi 09
  • Brand: Ahawoso
  • ASIN: B07T1B4Z8M
  • UPC: 032063207546
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