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Africa Dream

by Eloise Greenfield Carole Byard

An African-American child dreams of long-ago Africa, where she sees animals, shops in a marketplace, reads strange words from an old book, and returns to the village where her long-ago granddaddy welcomes her. Greenfield's lyrical telling and Byard's marvelous pictures make this book close to an ideal adventure for children, black or white. ' -Publishers Weekly. <P><P> 1978 Coretta Scott King Award

Childtimes: A Three-Generation Memoir

by Eloise Greenfield Lessie Jones Little

Childhood memories of three black women - grandmother, mother, and daughter - who grew up between the 1880s and 1950s.

Easter Parade

by Eloise Greenfield

From the dust jacket: "The year is 1943, and two cousins--Leanna in Chicago and Elizabeth in Washington, D.C. --are getting ready for the Easter Parade. Even though Leanna doesn't quite know what to expect, she can barely contain her excitement. For Elizabeth and her mother, getting ready for the parade is another reminder of how much they miss Elizabeth's father, who is away fighting in the war. Money is tight, and they can't get any new finery. But a long-distance phone call--a rarity in those days--from a chipper Leanna and an important letter from overseas are enough to make Easter something special this year. Eloise Greenfield's moving story demonstrates the strength that love and hope give to women at all times.

Honey, I Love

by Eloise Greenfield

a poem made into a book

Honey I Love and Other Love Poems

by Eloise Greenfield

The author's collection of poems clearly reflects her deepest aim in all her children's books--to give children words to love, to grow on.

Koya Delaney and the Good Girl Blues

by Eloise Greenfield

Koya Delaney, an eleven-year-old African-American girl, has trouble expressing anger, until her cousin, a popular male singer, comes to town.

Paul Robeson (Crowell Biographies)

by Eloise Greenfield

A biography of the black man who became a famous singer, actor, and spokesman for equal rights for his people.

Talk About a Family

by Eloise Greenfield

Genny's parents are fighting . . . again. Her little sister is hiding in the bathroom. Still, Genny is hopeful. Tonight is the night her big brother Larry comes home from the army. Genny is confident that Larry will say exactly the right thing to make the family happy and loving again -- the way they used to be. But when Larry's return doesn't produce the miracle she had counted on, Genny is angry. It takes a sympathetic friend to help her understand that change isn't necessarily bad -- and that families can still love each other, no matter what happens.

Under the Sunday Tree

by Eloise Greenfield

A collection of poems that evoke life in the Bahamas.

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