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An African-American family moves to Kansas after the Civil War to create a new life.
migration, African American History Month, westward expansion, African American, Black History, black history month, Black, African-American History Month, nineteenth century, 19th Century, war between the states, slave, Civil War, February, slavery, Confederate, prairie, African American history, African-American, 1800s
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which
promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.
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