By Morjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Signed first Dillons-illustrated edition of the Newbery Award-winning magical realism tale of a young Black girl's efforts to feed her community during the Great Depression – the final book the Dillons illustrated together before Leo's death in 2012.
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, retold by Julius Lester from the original stories of Joel Chandler Harris
First printing of this collection of the beloved Brer Rabbit folktales that originated with enslaved people in the American South, retold without the dialect of many previous editions – winner of a Coretta Scott King honor.
By Robert D. San Souci, illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Signed first printing of this Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor-winning adaptation of a West Indian folktale full of "romance, intrigue, and incomparable courage" (jacket), with rich illustrations by Brian Pinkney.
First printing of the second Jahdu book of Harlem-based mythologies – this copy inscribed by Hamilton to Elizabeth Shub, one of the editors with whom Hamilton was working on M.C. HIGGINS, THE GREAT which would go on to win the Newbery Medal.