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July 08, 2013

Harlem Renaissance Artists and Writers

Part of the Inspiring Collective Biographies series, Harlem Renaissance Artists and Writers, written for the middle school reader, contains short biographies on ten artists and writers.

Available in both library and paperback editions, biographies of Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Josephine Baker are included, among others. The preface introduces the reader to the Harlem Renaissance, and chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index round out this title.

Other titles in the Inspiring Collective Biographies series include Amazing American Inventors of the 20th Century, Daredevil American Heroes of Exploration and Flight, Fighting U.S. Generals of World War II, Innovators of American Jazz, and Pioneering American Computer Pioneers.

All of these titles are available from your preferred vendor,, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, and your independent bookstore.

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September 27, 2010

Enslow supports Banned Books Week

Each of the following five titles in Enslow's Banned Book series highlights authors and their books that may have been banned from school and library collections. Founded in 1982, this annual campaign is meant to bring attention to the importance of the freedom to read. Librarians and teachers celebrate the ability to retain frequently-challenged books in their collections while encouraging readers to examine banned and challenged books.

J.K. Rowling
John Steinbeck
Madeleine L’Engle
Mark Twain
Robert Cormier