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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316213882
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2016

Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award


Madison Miles and the big, BIG move Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780615505008
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Published: Beautiful Works Publishing - November 27th, 2017

Me & Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534454217
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020

A Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days.


A Story about Afiya Cover Image
By James Berry, Anna Cunha (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373339
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Published: Lantana Publishing - April 7th, 2020

Every day, Afiya wakes to a brand new day and a clean white dress, ready for her adventures to begin...


Maya and the Robot Cover Image
By Eve L. Ewing, Christine Almeda (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984814630
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Published: Kokila - July 13th, 2021

From award-winning author Eve L. Ewing comes an illustrated middle grade novel about a forgotten homemade robot who comes to life just when aspiring fifth-grade scientist Maya needs a friend -- and a science fair project.


Papa's Free Day Party Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780940975729
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Published: Just Us Books, Inc. - April 20th, 2021

Johnnie wants to celebrate her Papa's birthday, but Papa doesn't know exactly when that special day is. Johnnie doesn't understand how that could be. Then she learns about Papa's childhood--how he built a new life in the all-Black town of Boley, Oklahoma.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Our Skin: A First Conversation About Race (First Conversations) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593382639
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 16th, 2021

Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.


Simone Breaks All the Rules Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338681727
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 1st, 2021

Perfect for fans of You Should See Me in a Crown and Never Have I Ever, this hilarious and heartfelt rom-com from bestselling author Debbie Rigaud is pure Black girl joy.

Simone Thibodeaux is about to switch things up.

Check her life: It’s sealed in a boy-proof container.


The Stone Thrower Cover Image
By Jael Ealey Richardson, Matt James (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781554987528
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Published: Groundwood Books - May 10th, 2016

African-American football player Chuck Ealey grew up in a segregated neighborhood of Portsmouth, Ohio. Against all odds, he became an incredible quarterback. But despite his unbeaten record in high school and university, he would never play professional football in the United States.


Mayowa and the Masquerades Cover Image
By Lola Shoneyin, Francis Blake (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781913175047
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - January 19th, 2021

City-dwelling Mayowa is unhappy because he has been told he will be visiting his grandmother in Ilisan, Nigeria. When he gets there, Grandma pairs him up with the ever-hungry, fun-loving Denuyi. Together, they explore the town and all its wonders. The boys chase grasshoppers, dip their feet into a stream, visit piglets, climb a tree...


Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book Cover Image
By Keila V. Dawson, Alleanna Harris (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781506467917
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Published: Beaming Books - January 26th, 2021

Hungry? Check the Green Book. Tired? Check the Green Book. Sick? Check the Green Book.


Your Corner Dark Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781534460713
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 19th, 2021

“One of those tales that ties you up, turns you inside-out, wrings you like a wet cloth.” —Jason Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author of Long Way Down

American Street meets Long Way Down in this searing and gritty debut novel that takes an unflinching look at the harsh realities of gang life in Jamaica and how far a teen is wil


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller! A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America

This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


Root Magic Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062899576
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Published: Walden Pond Press - January 5th, 2021

“A poignant, necessary entry into the children’s literary canon, Root Magic brings to life the history and culture of Gullah people while highlighting the timeless plight of Black Americans.


The Awakening of Malcolm X: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374313296
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 5th, 2021

The Awakening of Malcolm X is a powerful narrative account of the activist's adolescent years in jail, written by his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz along with 2019 Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe award-winning author, Tiffany D. Jackson.

No one can be at peace until he has his freedom.


Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681199443
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes comes a feminist-forward new collection of poetry celebrating the little-known women poets of the Harlem Renaissance--paired with full-color, original art from today's most talented female African-American illustrators.


Your Name Is a Song Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781943147724
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Published: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020

Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city.


Princess Hair Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316441223
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

Princesses with curls wear pearls. Princesses with head wraps take long naps. And princesses with teeny-weeny Afros wear teeny-weeny bows.


Imagination Like Mine Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780998599052
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Published: G Publishing - November 20th, 2017

Skin Like Mine Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780997157987
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Published: G Publishing - November 15th, 2016

Timeless Love Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780228810575
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Published: Tellwell Talent - November 15th, 2019

Alijah and his mom do everything together. They go to the park, ride their bikes, practice yoga and Alijah's favourite: share popcorn during movie nights. Alijah loves being with his mom and he knows his mom loves being with him.


Sweet Sorrel Stand Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780995310377
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Published: Garnalma Press - June 13th, 2018

Rose and Nicolas loved their favourite Caribbean sorrel drink so much, the siblings decided to create a sorrel stand with the assistance of their parents. Their Sweet Sorrel Stand was a success in the neighbourhood. The main ingredient of the drink is the Roselle plant (Sorrel), a species of hibiscus that is native to West Africa.


Keman's First Carnival Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780995310322
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Published: Garnalma Press - September 18th, 2016

This was Keman's first experience of Toronto's annual Caribbean Carnival. The excited 8-year-old and his Mother enjoyed the rituals at the Caribbean celebration, such as picking a flag to wave, the Caribbean influenced foods, dancing, costumes and music. Keman is a young, Black Canadian child with Caribbean roots.


Miles Away In The Caribbean Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781999115517
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Published: Garnalma Press - June 1st, 2019

Miles Away In The Caribbean is a poetically written story about a Canadian boy named Miles. In his magical spaceship, he visits Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago.


A Piece of Black Cake for Santa Cover Image
By Yolanda T. Marshall, Subi Bosa (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781999115555
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Published: Garnalma Press - November 18th, 2019

Femi and her friends planned to leave traditional Caribbean treats out for Santa, including Black Cake. The children shared warm wishes for their favourite dishes while enjoying winter activities at the Christmas fair.


Riley Can Be Anything Cover Image
By Hamilton Davina, Reinoso Elena (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780995700505
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Published: Ella Riley Group - May 25th, 2017

The inspiring rhyming story follows Riley as he discovers some of the wonderful things he can do when he grows up. With the help of his big cousin Joe, Riley is taken on a series of imaginative journeys that allow him to realise he can be anything he wants to be.


The Big Bed Cover Image
By Bunmi Laditan, Tom Knight (Illustrator), Tom Knight (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374301231
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 6th, 2018

From Bunmi Laditan, the creator of the Honest Toddler blog, The Big Bed is a humorous picture book about a girl who doesn't want to sleep in her little bed, so she presents her dad with his own bed—a camping cot!—in order to move herself into her parents' big bed in his place. A twist on the classic parental struggle of not letting kids sleep in their bed.


Leaders & Dreamers (Bold and Visionary Women Around the World Gift Set) (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316451840
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Discover New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and bold and visionary women in history in this beautiful boxed set of Little Leaders books!


Princess Arabella's Birthday Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115373
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - August 15th, 2017

These lovely new picture books are vibrant with color and character, and Arabella's adventures offer something fresh and entertaining to anyone looking for princess stories with a difference. --The Alligator's Mouth children's bookstore, Richmond


Princess Arabella and the Giant Cake Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115663
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - October 23rd, 2018

A new title in the popular 'Princess Arabella' series. It is almost Granny's birthday and Princess Arabella and her friends set out to bake the most DELICIOUS and most GIGANTIC cake in the entire world. But who will be the winner - Princess Arabella, Prince Mimoen, Princess Sophie or Princess Ling? And what is that surprise in the Giant Cake? A delightful picture book for children aged 3+.


Princess Arabella Mixes Colors Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115366
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - August 15th, 2017

Princess Arabella thinks her room is boring. So she decides she's going to do something about that--all by herself. She mixes up some paint and in no time at all her room looks fabulous


Princess Arabella at the Museum Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781913175061
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - January 19th, 2021

Princess Arabella and her friends go to the museum. There are works of different artists exhibited: some are big and others are small. In some works you can lose yourself and others make you smile. Then the children want to go home. Why? Because they want to make their own work of art.


Princess Arabella Goes to School Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781911115656
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - July 31st, 2018

A delightful addition to the popular 'Princess Arabella' series. Princess Arabella and her friends embark upon their first day at Princess School. They find themselves taking some very unusual lessons - and when they are allowed to bring their pets to school, fun and games ensue An engaging and entertaining picture book for children aged 3+.


The Wildcat's Claw (Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 6) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338116670
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 10th, 2017

The four heroes of Erdas are fugitives on the run in this new chapter of the New York Times bestselling series!

The Heroes of Erdas are wanted fugitives. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have saved their world from countless threats. They are guardians from across the globe, united by their legendary spirit animals under one banner.


The Parker Inheritance (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545952781
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - June 25th, 2019

A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year Lists"Powerful....


The Return (Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545842075
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 26th, 2016

A new threat faces the world of Erdas in this continuation of the New York Times bestselling series.

Split between two worlds, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are four young heroes who are racing to stop an ancient evil.


Animal Totem: Les Bêtes Suprêmes: N° 6 - Griffe Du Chat Sauvage Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781443174053
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Published: Scholastic - April 1st, 2019

See below for English description.


You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

A New York Times bestseller!
Five starred reviews!

Named Best Book of the Year by Barnes & Noble, The New York Times/New York Public Library, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal

They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different


All Because You Matter Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338574852
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Published: Orchard Books - October 6th, 2020

Instant New York Times bestseller!

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier.

The #1 Amazon Best Children's Book of


If Dominican Were a Color Cover Image
By Sili Recio, Brianna McCarthy (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461796
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 22nd, 2020

The colors of Hispaniola burst into life in this striking, evocative debut picture book that celebrates the joy of being Dominican.

If Dominican were a color, it would be the sunset in the sky, blazing red and burning bright.
If Dominican were a color, it’d be the roar of the ocean in the deep of the night,
With the moon beaming down rays of sheer delig


Twins: A Graphic Novel (Twins #1) Cover Image
By Varian Johnson, Shannon Wright (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338236132
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Published: Graphix - October 6th, 2020

Coretta Scott King Honor author Varian Johnson teams up with rising cartoonist Shannon Wright for a delightful middle-grade graphic novel!

Maureen and Francine Carter are twins and best friends. They participate in the same clubs, enjoy the same foods, and are partners on all their school projects.


Creative Haven African Glamour Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780486821641
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Published: Dover Publications - June 13th, 2018

Bestselling coloring book artist Marjorie Sarnat has teamed with fashion designer Cia Slater to create this gorgeous collection of 31 classic African-inspired images. Striking silhouetted figures wear beautiful head wraps and flowing gowns decorated with patterns based on traditional African arts and crafts designs. Background elements include animals, plants, and fanciful ornaments.


Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Cover Image
By Nelson Mandela (Editor)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393329902
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 17th, 2007

A cause for celebration, and a landmark work that gathers in one volume many of Africa's most cherished folktales.


You Should See Me in a Crown Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

A TIME Magazine Best YA Book of All Time

A Stonewall Honor Book

A Reese's Book Club YA Pick

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.


Honey Girl Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780778311027
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Published: Park Row - February 23rd, 2021

Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Oprah Magazine * Marie Claire * Ms. Magazine * E * Parade Magazine * Buzzfeed * Cosmo * The Rumpus * GoodReads * Autostraddle * Brit & Co * Refinery29 * Betches * BookRiot and others

A LibraryReads Pick

"HONEY GIRL is an emotional, heartfelt, charming debut, and I loved every moment of it."


Ella and One Rough Day (Ella Books #2) Cover Image
By C. L. Fails, C. L. Fails (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780988668935
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - November 24th, 2015

Young Ella is back as a fun trip to her grandparents house takes a frustrating turn. Growing up is hard There is so much to discover and all that learning takes time. Not "yet" knowing how to do what you really want to do can be tough. But one rough day does not make a life.


Ella and One Big Dream (Ella Books #3) Cover Image
By C. L. Fails, C. L. Fails (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781947506077
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - November 27th, 2017

What do you want to be when you grow up? What makes a dream one worth chasing? How do we share them with others without fearing their laughter? This whimsically illustrated story holds all the answers. Dive into this book with a timeless tale about holding onto your dreams, even when others don't seem to understand them.


Ella and One Great Race (Ella Books #4) Cover Image
By C. L. Fails, C. L. Fails (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781947506145
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - November 5th, 2019

It's Race Day

Ella finds herself comparing her stride to others in a long-distance race that requires both physical and mental strength. Find out how she faces the challenge head on, by using the Power of "Grit," and reminding us that comparison will steal your joy.


Ella and One Tiny Thing (Ella Books #1) Cover Image
By C. L. Fails, C. L. Fails (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780988668928
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - December 1st, 2014

"The world is so big and I am so small...why does it matter what I choose to do?" asks the precocious and wide-eyed preschooler, Ella. Take a peek into this conversation between mom and daughter in a book that seeks to answer the age-old question of the meaning of life, while promoting the immeasurable power of one. Does it matter what your actions are? Can one person really change the world?


The Secret World of Raine the Brain: Quindaro Adventures Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947506091
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - March 5th, 2019

From the author of the Ella Books series comes a suite of books about a young inventor whose creations hope to save the world - daily.

Meet 12-year old Raine. He's your average older brother who uses his creativity in extraordinary ways.

"This is my inventor's journal.


The Secret World of Raine the Brain: The Council Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947506114
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Published: Launchcrate Publishing - June 19th, 2019

When we last read Raine's journal, Mayor Lahoma and Professor Jacob had big plans in store. Those plans involve a global Council of being-battling citizens. And in the big chair, they want 12 year old, Raine, with all of his savvy inventions.


Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, and featuring some of the most acclaimed bestselling Black authors writing for teens today—Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America. A selection of the Schomburg Center's Black Liberation Reading List.


Black Is a Rainbow Color Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626726314
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 14th, 2020

A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.

Red is a rainbow color.
Green sits next to blue.
Yellow, orange, violet, indigo,
They are rainbow colors, too, but

My color is black . . .
And there’s no BLACK in rainbows.


When Life Gives You Mangos Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593173978
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Published: Delacorte Press - October 20th, 2020

Named to Oprah Magazine's Best Caribbean Books for Your 2021 reading list, imagination and adventure run wild in the most talked about middle grade debut of the year!  
 
A small village on a Jamaican island. 
A girl who doesn't remember the previous summer. 


Ikenga Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593113523
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Nnedi Okorafor's acclaimed first novel for middle grade readers introduces a boy who can access super powers with the help of the magical Ikenga.


Akata Witch (The Nsibidi Scripts #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142420911
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Published: Speak - July 11th, 2017

 "Nnedi Okorafor writes glorious futures and fabulous fantasies. Her characters take your heart and squeeze it; her worlds open your mind to new things." -- Neil Gaiman, author of The Graveyard Book and American Gods 


Chicken in the Kitchen Cover Image
By Nnedi Okorafor, Mehrdokht Amini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373155
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Published: Lantana Publishing - September 1st, 2017

What would you do if you woke up one night to find the shadow of a giant chicken passing your bedroom door? Go and investigate, of course


Akata Warrior (The Nsibidi Scripts #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142425855
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Published: Speak - October 16th, 2018

The newest novel by the author of Akata Witch and the forthcoming Marvel comic book series about Shuri, Black Panther's sister!

“The most imaginative, gripping, enchanting fantasy novels I have ever read!” —Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling author of Speak


Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

"Wholly original and captivating." - Brigid Kemmerer, New York Times bestselling author of A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Girls team up to overthrow the kingdom in this unique and powerful retelling of Cinderella from a stunning new voice that’s perfect for fans of Dhonielle Clayton and Melissa Albert.


All Boys Aren't Blue: A Memoir-Manifesto Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374312718
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 28th, 2020

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year optioned for television by Gabrielle Union!*


Dear Justyce Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984829665
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

An NPR Best Book of the Year * The stunning sequel to the critically acclaimed,  #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. An incarcerated teen writes letters to his best friend about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system.


This Is My America Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593118764
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 28th, 2020

"Incredible and searing." --Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin

The Hate U Give meets Just Mercy in this unflinching yet uplifting first novel that explores the racist injustices in the American justice system.


Monster Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780064407311
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Published: Amistad - March 5th, 2019

This New York Times bestselling novel from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. 


From the Desk of Zoe Washington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062875853
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

#1 Kids Indie Next List * Parents Magazine Best Book of the Year * Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book of the Year * SLJ Best Book of the Year * Kirkus Best Book of the Year * Junior Library Guild Selection * Edgar Award Nominee * Four Starred Reviews * Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year


The Field Guide to the North American Teenager Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062824127
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 7th, 2020

William C. Morris YA Debut Award Winner!


Charming as a Verb Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062824141
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 13th, 2020

From the award-winning author of The Field Guide to the North American Teenager comes a whip-smart and layered romantic comedy. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han. 


On the Come Up Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062498564
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 5th, 2019

Major motion picture now filming! Starring Sanaa Lathan (in her directorial debut), Jamila C. Gray, Method Man, Mike Epps, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph.

#1 New York Times bestseller · Seven starred reviews · Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book


The Hate U Give Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Nikki Giovanni (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

8 starred reviews · Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ·  William C. Morris Award Winner · National Book Award Longlist · Printz Honor Book · Coretta Scott King Honor Book · #1 New York Times Bestseller!

"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds


El odio que das Cover Image
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ISBN: 9786075271781
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Published: Editorial Oceano de Mexico - September 1st, 2017

Starr es una chica de dieciséis años que vive entre dos mundos: el barrio pobre de gente negra donde nació, y su escuela situada en un elegante barrio residencial blanco. El difícil equilibrio entre ambos se hace añicos cuando ella es testigo de la muerte a tiros de su mejor amigo, Khalil, a manos de un policía.


Hora de Brillar Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9788492918690
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Published: Urano - September 30th, 2019

The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780525555490
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Published: Penguin Books - June 23rd, 2020

A Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Told in two distinct and irresistible voices, Junauda Petrus's bold and lyrical debut is the story of two black girls from very different backgrounds finding love and happiness in a world that seems determined to deny them both.


Genesis Begins Again Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481465809
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

A Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Correta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award
A Morris Award Finalist
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Middle Grade Book of 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Middle Grade Book of 2019

This deeply sensitive and powerful debut novel tells the s


Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

From the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.

Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey.


New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 


The Crossover (Graphic Novel) (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328575494
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Published: Etch/Clarion Books - September 24th, 2019

Kwame Alexander’s New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal–winning The Crossover is vividly brought to life as a graphic novel with stunning illustrations by star talent Dawud Anyabwile.


Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781328596307
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Published: Clarion Books - March 5th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller National Book Award Longlist ∙ ILA-CBC Children's Choice List ∙ ALA Notable Children’s Book ∙ Book Links’ Lasting Connections ∙ Kirkus Best Book ∙ San Francisco Chronicle Best Book∙ Washington Post Best Book∙ BookPage Best Book

&


Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.

Only the living can make the world better. Live and make it better.


The Poet X Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062662811
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, the Michael L. Printz Award, and the Pura Belpré Award!


Long Way Down Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481438261
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 2nd, 2019

“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)
“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)


A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book

A


Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536208979
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Published: Candlewick - August 6th, 2019

In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children’s literature’s top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg’s quest to correct history.

Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked.


Schomburg: El hombre que creó una biblioteca Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536208986
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Published: Candlewick - August 6th, 2019

“A must-read for a deeper understanding of a well-connected genius who enriched the cultural road map for African Americans and books about them.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)


All American Boys Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.


March: Book Two Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603094009
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - January 20th, 2015

Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle.


March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$49.99
ISBN: 9781603093958
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - September 6th, 2016

The award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy is complete! Celebrate with this commemorative set containing all three volumes of March in a stunning new slipcase designed by Nate Powell and Chris Ross and colored by José Villarrubia.


March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

#1 New York Times Bestseller


March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.


The Bell Rang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442421134
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019

A young slave girl witnesses the heartbreak and hopefulness of her family and their plantation community when her brother escapes for freedom in this brilliantly conceived picture book by Coretta Scott King Award winner James E.


Sulwe Cover Image
By Lupita Nyong'o, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534425361
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work

From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a pow


Hurricane Child (Scholastic Gold) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338129311
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 1st, 2019

Prepare to be swept up by this exquisite novel that reminds us that grief and love can open the world in mystical ways.

Winner of the Stonewall Book AwardWinner of the Lambda Literary AwardCaroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and 12-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately.


Saturday Cover Image
By Oge Mora (By (artist))
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431279
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....


Thank You, Omu! Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316431248
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018

In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.


Princess Arabella Is a Big Sister Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781911115724
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Published: Cassava Republic Press - November 26th, 2019

The newest title in the popular Princess Arabella series Princess Arabella can't wait to have a younger sibling to play with. But what would be most fun - a brother or a sister? Sisters seem great... until Arabella meets Prince Mimoun's sister. A brother then? Princess Ling's brother's seem like too much trouble What do Mom and Dad have in store for Princess Arabella?


Akissi: More Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 2 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781912497171
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Published: Flying Eye Books - July 16th, 2019

The plucky, troublemaking Akissi is back with her mischief on The Ivory Coast! This time, she has to keep herself from drowning, stand up to a bully, make peace with her arch nemesis--the prettiest girl in school, and evade a witch doctor's potion.


Akissi: Tales of Mischief: Akissi Book 1 Cover Image
By Marguerite Abouet, Mathieu Sapin (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781911171478
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Published: Flying Eye Books - May 8th, 2018

"utterly unputdownable"—The New York Times

A Kirkus Best Book of 2018, Akissi: Tales of Mischief brings together the first volume of the hilarious and heartfelt Akissi comics by Marguerite Abouet, the award winning author of Aya of Yop City.


Class Act Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062885517
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Published: Quill Tree Books - October 6th, 2020

New York Times bestselling author Jerry Craft returns with a companion book to New Kid, winner of the 2020 Newbery Medal, the Coretta Scott King Author Award, and the Kirkus Prize.


Black Girl Unlimited: The Remarkable Story of a Teenage Wizard Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250309853
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 14th, 2020

A William C. Morris Award Finalist

"Brown has written a guidebook of survival and wonder."
The New York Times

"Just brilliant."—Kirkus Reviews


The Gilded Ones Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984848697
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Published: Delacorte Press - February 9th, 2021

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER! 

“Namina Forna Could Be The Toni Morrison Of YA Fantasy.” –Refinery 29 

“Fans of Children of Blood and Bone, Mulan, and the Dora Milaje from Black Panther are going to adore this one.” BuzzFeed


Face Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781582349213
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - October 4th, 2004

Reviews
"Kids will tune in to this book's clear message about appearances." --Publishers Weekly
"A worthy subject that should give kids plenty to think about." -Kirkus Reviews


Too Small Tola Cover Image
By Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536211276
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Published: Candlewick - March 2nd, 2021

Three delightful tales from a renowned Nigerian storyteller introduce a chapter-book heroine who is every bit as mighty as she is small.


Secrets of Valhalla Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062010100
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Published: HarperCollins - May 16th, 2017

"Readers will clamor for more, especially those who loved Rick Riordan’s Norse-themed The Sword of Summer.” --ALA Booklist

Two friends awaken a world of myth and magic in this epic middle grade fantasy perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Anne Ursu.


Liccle Bit (Crongton) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780349001999
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


What's worse than hiding a secret? Liccle Bit's about to find out...


Crongton Knights Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780349002323
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


Winner of the Guardian Children Fiction's Prize 2016
Shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2017

Living on the South Crongton council estate has its worries - and life for McKay has been even tougher since his mum died.

His dad has been working all hours to keep the bailiffs from their door.


Straight Outta Crongton Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780349002880
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Published: Atom - March 27th, 2018


THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION PRIZE 2016

Round these ends, it's hard to hold on to your dreams


Sade: We're Moving to Canada Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781777013523
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Published: Jewels & Pearls Publishing Ltd. - December 22nd, 2019

Want to teach kids about dealing with change while learning a new culture? Then SADE: WE'RE MOVING TO CANADA is the right book for you.


What's the Worst that Could Happen? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781777013554
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Published: Jewels & Pearls Publishing Ltd. - February 2nd, 2020

What's the worst that could happen? Easy for grandma to say. But Kayla could only imagine the worst-case scenarios as she tried to make friends at her new school. Will Kayla overcome her fear of rejection? Or will an overactive imagination get in the way?


Raising Free People: Unschooling as Liberation and Healing Work Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781629638331
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Published: PM Press - November 1st, 2020

No one is immune to the byproducts of compulsory schooling and standardized testing. And while reform may be a worthy cause for some, it is not enough for countless others still trying to navigate the tyranny of what schooling has always been.


Parenting for Liberation: A Guide for Raising Black Children Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781936932849
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Published: Feminist Press - June 16th, 2020

Speaking directly to parents raising Black children in a world of racialized violence, this guidebook combines powerful storytelling with practical exercises, encouraging readers to imagine methods of parenting rooted in liberation rather than fear.


My Hair is a Garden Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807509234
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 1st, 2018

After a day of being taunted by classmates about her unruly hair, Mackenzie can’t take any more and she seeks guidance from her wise and comforting neighbor, Miss Tillie. Using the beautiful garden in the backyard as a metaphor, Miss Tillie shows Mackenzie that maintaining healthy hair is not a chore nor is it something to fear.


Every Body Looking Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

A Finalist for the National Book Award


The Black Kids Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534462724
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 4th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller
A William C.


Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film "Hair Love"
 
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."


Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.


Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner is a powerful memoir that tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse.

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (Denene Millner Books) Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781572842243
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Published: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017

Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers
A Newbery Honor Book
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book
A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book


I Am Enough Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

A #1 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner! This is the perfect gift for mothers and daughters, baby showers, and graduation.


Tar Beach Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780517885444
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Published: Dragonfly Books - December 3rd, 1996

CORETTA SCOTT KING AWARD WINNER • CALDECOTT HONOR BOOK • A NEW YORK TIMES BEST ILLUSTRATED BOOK

Acclaimed artist Faith Ringgold seamless weaves fiction, autobiography, and African American history into a magical story that resonates with the universal wish for freedom, and will be cherished for generations.


The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal
A 2020 Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award

The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.

Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life in t


The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, Hatem Aly (Illustrator), S. K. Ali (With)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316519007
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.  With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special.


The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem's Greatest Bookstore (Carolrhoda Picture Books) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780761339434
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - November 1st, 2015

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor, ALA Notable Children's Book, CCBC Best Children's Book of the Year, Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Kirkus Best Children's Books, NCTE Notable


Jabari Jumps Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763678388
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Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2017

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.


The King of Kindergarten Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740740
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019

A New York Times bestseller!

A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.


The morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head--like a crown. Mommy says that today, you are going to be the King of Kindergarten!


The Season of Styx Malone Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524715984
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Published: Yearling - December 3rd, 2019

A CORETTA SCOTT KING HONOR BOOK AND THE WINNER OF THE BOSTON GLOBE HORN BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION!

"Extraordinary friendships . . . extraordinary storytelling." --Rita Williams-Garcia, Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-Winning author of One Crazy Summer


Dream Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316475099
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Published: LB Kids - October 16th, 2018

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.


Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763665319
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Published: Candlewick - August 4th, 2015

A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
A 2016 John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award Winner

Stirring poems and stunning collage illustrations combine to celebrate the life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a champion of equal voting rights.

“I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.”


Lullaby (For a Black Mother) Cover Image
By Langston Hughes, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547362656
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Published: Clarion Books - March 19th, 2013

“My little dark baby, / My little earth-thing, / My little love-one, / What shall I sing / For your lullaby?" With a few simple words as smooth as a song, the poet Langston Hughes celebrates the love between an African American mother and her baby.


Brown Boy Joy Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781721221998
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - July 20th, 2018

This book is filled with all the things little brown boys love.


Imani's Moon Cover Image
By JaNay Brown-Wood, Hazel Mitchell (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781934133583
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 14th, 2014

A delightful mix of folklore and fantasy follows Little Imani as she works up the courage and confidence in herself to achieve big things. 

Little Imani is the smallest one in her village. The other children make fun of her and tell her she's too tiny, that she's an ant, that a meerkat might stomp her, and that she'll never amount to anything. Imani begins to believe them.


Miami Jackson Gets It Straight (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780307265012
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 17th, 1999

MIAMI JACKSON CAN’T wait for school to end. But who ever thought five days could be so long? His teacher is leaving for Ghana, his arch-enemy, Destinee Tate, is on his case, and now Miami’s keeping secrets from his best friend, String. Summer can’t come soon enough!


Miami Jackson Makes the Play (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780307265050
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2001

AT LAST IT’S summer. Miami is more than ready for two weeks of baseball camp. No homework. No annoying sister. Best of all, no Destinee Tate. But Miami can’t escape Destinee. Turns out his best friend, String, invited her to Camp Atwater, too. And she’s making trouble, as usual, trying to get girls on the boys’ all-star team!


Miami Jackson Sees It Through (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780307265135
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 10th, 2002

MIAMI’S CLASS HAS a brand-new teacher, no-nonsense Miss Amerita Spraggins. She’s a real tough lady. She insists on assigned seats. She hands out detentions like coupons. She even refuses to call kids by their nicknames. Miami can’t take a whole year with crazy Miss Spraggins. He has to get out of her class!


Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Cover Image
By John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780688040451
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Published: Amistad - December 31st, 2018

A Caldecott Honor and Reading Rainbow book, this memorable retelling of Cinderella is perfect for introducing children to the fairy tale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe.


Celeste's Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316113625
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2009

It's 1921, and when Celeste Lassiter Massey goes to stay with her Aunt Valentina in Harlem, she is not thrilled to trade her friends and comfortable North Carolina surroundings for scary big city life with a famous actress. While Celeste absorbs the excitement of the Harlem Renaissance in full swing, she sees as much grit as glamour.


The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440414124
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Published: Yearling - September 8th, 1997

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about an unforgettable family on a road-trip during one of the most important times in the civil rights movement.


Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681196404
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 21st, 2019

This beautifully illustrated story connects past and present as a girl bakes a chocolate cake with her father and learns about her grandfather harvesting cacao beans in West Africa.

Chocolate is the perfect treat, everywhere!


Happy to Be Nappy Cover Image
By bell hooks, Chris Raschka (Illustrator), Chris Raschka (Cover design or artwork by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781484788417
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2017

The groundbreaking picture book by legendary author bell hooks and multi-Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka that celebrates hair, perfect for fans of Hair Love and I Love My Hair!
Happy with hair all short and strong. Happy with locks that twist and curl.
Just all girl happy! Happy to be nappy hair!


Don't Touch My Hair! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316562584
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.


I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut. A perfect gift for any special occasion!

I am
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.


I Promise Cover Image
By LeBron James, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062971067
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Published: HarperCollins - August 11th, 2020

An Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! An Instant Indie Bestseller! 

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year * A B&N Best Book of the Year*

A great gift for tiny go-getters and big dreamers, including for back to school!


Before the Ever After Cover Image
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

WINNER OF THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD


WINNER OF THE CORETTA SCOTT KING AUTHOR AWARD
 
National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson's stirring novel-in-verse explores how a family moves forward when their glory days have passed and the cost of professional sports on Black bodies.


Legendborn (The Legendborn Cycle) Cover Image
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 15th, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
Winner of the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award

Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic


“Truthful and empowering.” —Booklist

From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Nina LaCour, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an “outstanding anthology” (School Library Connection) of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.

This collecti


Firebird Cover Image
By Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399166150
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2014

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.


Trombone Shorty Cover Image
By Troy Andrews, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419714658
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 14th, 2015

The Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award-winning picture book biography from Grammy-nominated musician Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and celebrated illustrator Bryan Collier
 
“Who’s that playing out there?” Bo Diddley asked the New Orleans crowd.


Please, Baby, Please Cover Image
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2006

From moments fussy to fond, Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Spike Lee and his wife, producer Tonya Lewis Lee, present a behind-the-scenes look at the chills, spills, and unequivocal thrills of bringing up baby!

Go back to bed,
baby, please, baby, please.
Not on your HEAD
baby baby baby, please!

Vivid illustrations from ce


He's Got the Whole World in His Hands Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780803728509
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Published: Dial Books - September 8th, 2005

What began as a spiritual has developed into one of America’s best-known songs, and now for the first time it appears as a picture book, masterfully created by award-winning artist Kadir Nelson.Through sublime landscapes and warm images of a boy and his family, Kadir has created a dazzling, intimate interpretation, one that rejoices in the connectedness of people and nature.

Inspired by th


Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.


Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of the acclaimed Track series from Coretta Scott Ki


A Good Kind of Trouble Cover Image
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 16th, 2020

From debut author Lisa Moore Ramée comes this funny and big-hearted debut middle grade novel about friendship, family, and standing up for what’s right, perfect for fans of Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give and the novels of Renée Watson and Jason Reynolds.


What Is Given from the Heart Cover Image
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 8th, 2019

CORETTA SCOTT KING – JOHN STEPTOE ILLUSTRATOR AWARD FOR NEW TALENT WINNER

This final, magnificent picture book from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack is a poignant and uplifting celebration of the joy of giving.


Max and the Tag-Along Moon Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780147515469
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Published: Puffin Books - March 10th, 2015

Experience the wonder of the moon following you home with a Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator! Great for Father’s Day and Grandparent’s Day!


Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

From award-winning and bestselling author, Jewell Parker Rhodes comes a powerful coming-of-age story about two brothers, one who presents as white, the other as black, and the complex ways in which they are forced to navigate the world, all while training for a fencing competition.
Framed. Bullied. Disliked. But I know I can still be the best.


When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

A National Book Award Finalist, this remarkable graphic novel is about growing up in a refugee camp, as told by a former Somali refugee to the Newbery Honor-winning creator of Roller Girl.


Just Us Women Cover Image
By Jeannette Caines, Pat Cummings (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780064430562
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Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 1984

"No boys and no men-just us women," Aunt Martha tells her niece. And together they plan their trip to North Carolina in Aunt Martha's brand-new car. This is to be a very special outing-with no one to hurry them along, the two travelers can do exactly as they please.


Boonoonoonous Hair Cover Image
By Olive Senior, Laura James (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781926890074
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Published: Tradewind Books - July 15th, 2019

In this vibrant and exquisitely illustrated picture book, written by Commonwealth Prize-winning Jamaican-Canadian Olive Senior, and with pictures by the acclaimed artist Laura James (the team that created Anna Carries Water), a young girl learns to love her difficult-to-manage, voluminous and boonoonoonous hair.


Whose Knees Are These? Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316454292
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Published: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019

A vibrant, playful verse that celebrates a beautiful brown baby's sweet little knees, for fans of Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes.

I've searched the world and seven seas. Never have I seen such charming knees.


Whose Toes Are Those? Cover Image
By Jabari Asim, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780316454322
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Published: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019

A vibrant, playful verse that celebrates a beautiful brown baby's adorable little toes, for fans of Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes.

Who do you suppose has such fine toes?So brown and sweet. Who could have such darling feet?


A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks, 3 Cover Image
By Alice Faye Duncan, Xia Gordon (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781454930884
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 1st, 2019

"A stirring, accessible introduction to Gwendolyn Brooks and a must-have for all elementary collections." --School Library Journal (Starred review)
"The combination of biography and Brooks' own poems makes for a strong, useful, and beautiful text . . . A solid introduction to a brilliant writer"--Kirkus.


Baby Says Board Book Cover Image
By John Steptoe, John Steptoe (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780062847539
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Published: HarperFestival - December 31st, 2018

The legendary Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author and illustrator John Steptoe shares the story of a baby who desperately wants to get his older brother’s attention. Now in board book!


The Skin I'm In (20th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
By Sharon Flake, Jason Reynolds (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781368019439
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

Sharon Flake's award-winning debut novel, repackaged with a new cover just in time for it's 20th anniversary!

Maleeka suffers every day from the taunts of the other kids in her class. If they're not getting at her about her homemade clothes or her good grades, it's about her dark, black skin.


So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom Cover Image
By Gary D. Schmidt, Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781626728721
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 25th, 2018

From celebrated author Gary D. Schmidt comes a picture book biography of a giant in the struggle for civil rights, perfectly pitched for readers today.


Sisters and Champions: The True Story of Venus and Serena Williams Cover Image
By Howard Bryant, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399169069
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Published: Philomel Books - May 29th, 2018

"This one's a winner." --Chicago Tribune

A 2019 ILA Teacher's Choices Reading List Selection!

An inspiring picture book sports biography about two of the greatest female tennis players of all-time! Venus and Serena Williams: Best friends. Sisters. Champions.


Mommy's Khimar Cover Image
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - April 3rd, 2018

Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and Shelf Awareness!

A young Muslim girl spends a busy day wrapped up in her mother’s colorful headscarf in this sweet and fanciful picture book from debut author and illustrator Jamilah Tompkins-Bigelow and Ebony Glenn.

A khimar is a flowing scarf that my mom


Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy Cover Image
By Tony Medina, Javaka Steptoe (Illustrator), R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator), Ekua Holmes (Illustrator), Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780998799940
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Published: Penny Candy Books - February 13th, 2018

The New York Times’ 14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens

Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards 2020, Special Recognition

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices 2019

Bank Street College of Eduction Best Children's Books 2019

Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor Book 2019

Kirkus Reviews Best of 2018, Middle


Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
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Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award–nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! 


I Am Loved Cover Image
By Nikki Giovanni, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534404922
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 9th, 2018

Newbery Award honoree Ashley Bryan has hand-selected a dozen of National Book Award winner Nikki Giovanni’s poems to illustrate with his inimitable flourish.

There is nothing more important to a child than to feel loved, and this gorgeous gathering of poems written by Nikki Giovanni celebrates exactly that.


The Middle Passage: White Ships / Black Cargo Cover Image
By Tom Feelings, Kadir Nelson (Introduction by), Sylviane A. Diouf (Introduction by), Kamili Feelings (Introduction by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9780525552444
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Published: Dial Books - January 2nd, 2018

Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.


Let the Children March Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544704527
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Published: Clarion Books - January 2nd, 2018

Coretta Scott King Honor Award for Illustration2019

I couldn't play on the same playground as the white kids. 
I couldn't go to their schools.  
I couldn't drink from their water fountains.  
There were so many things I couldn't do. 
In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, thousands of


Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Cover Image
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 8th, 2018

From beloved Newbery Honor winner and three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner Rita Williams-Garcia comes a powerful and heartfelt novel about loss, family, and love that will appeal to fans of Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander.


One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619635548
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 3rd, 2017

"One Last Word is the work of a master poet." --Kwame Alexander, Newbery Medal-winning author of The Crossover


Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan Cover Image
By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481456906
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - September 13th, 2016

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 person with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away.

Imag


As Brave As You Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481415910
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 9th, 2017

Kirkus Award Finalist

Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

In this “pitch-perfect contemporary novel” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe Award-winning author Jason Reynolds explores multigenerational ideas about family love and bravery in the story of two


Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Don Tate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781580892988
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Published: Charlesbridge - May 7th, 2019

Celebrate the inventor of the Super Soaker in this inspiring picture book biography about Lonnie Johnson, the maker behind one of the world's favorite toys.

 


Juneteenth for Mazie (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781479558209
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Published: Picture Window Books - January 1st, 2016

Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth.


Juneteenth (On My Own Holidays) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780822559740
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Published: First Avenue Editions (Tm) - January 1st, 2006

June 19th, 1865, began as another hot day in Texas. Enslaved African Americans worked in fields, in barns, and in the homes of the white people who owned them. Then a message arrived. Freedom Slavery had ended The Civil War had actually ended in April. It took two months for word to reach Texas. Still the joy of that amazing day has never been forgotten.


Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780140384512
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Published: Puffin Books - November 27th, 2001

The stunning repackage of a timeless Newbery Award Winner, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson!

With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart.


Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton Cover Image
By Don Tate, Don Tate (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781561458257
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - September 1st, 2015

Award-winning author-illustrator Don Tate celebrates the first Black author in the South to be published in this first-ever picture book biography of George Moses Horton.

Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award winner
Carter G. Woodson Book Award (Elementary) winner - National Council for the Social Studies


One Word from Sophia (The Sophia Books) Cover Image
By Jim Averbeck, Yasmeen Ismail (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481405140
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 16th, 2015

Sophia tries varied techniques to get the giraffe she wants more than anything in this playfully illustrated story about the nuances of negotiation.

Sophia has one true desire for her birthday.


Gone Crazy in Alabama Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062215895
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Published: Quill Tree Books - September 6th, 2016

The Coretta Scott King Award–winning Gone Crazy in Alabama by Newbery Honor and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.


Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah Cover Image
By Laurie Ann Thompson, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780449817445
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 6th, 2015

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable.


Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X Cover Image
By Ilyasah Shabazz, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781442412163
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2014

Malcolm X grew to be one of America’s most influential figures. But first, he was a boy named Malcolm Little. Written by his daughter, this inspiring picture book biography celebrates a vision of freedom and justice.

Bolstered by the love and wisdom of his large, warm family, young Malcolm Little was a natural born leader.


A is for Activist Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609805395
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Published: Triangle Square - November 19th, 2013

One of NPR's Top 100 Book for Young Readers 

“Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds—full of pictures and rhymes and a little cat to find on every page that will delight the curious toddler and parents alike.”—Occupy Wall Street



Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780061730795
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 23rd, 2013

The story of America and African Americans is a story of hope and inspiration and unwavering courage. In Heart and Soul, Kadir Nelson's stirring paintings and words grace 100-plus pages of a gorgeous picture book—a beautiful gift for readers of all ages, a treasure to share across generations at home or in the classroom.


Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375869730
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2012

From Caldecott Honor winner Christian Robinson and acclaimed author Renee Watson, comes the inspiring true story of Florence Mills.


Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes Cover Image
By Benny Andrews (Illustrator), David Roessel (Editor), Arnold Rampersad (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454903284
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 1st, 2013

WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Showcasing the extraordinary Langston Hughes, its edited by two leading poetry experts and features gallery-quality art by Benny Andrews that adds rich dimension to the words.


Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Illustrated Biographies by Chronicle Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781452103143
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 14th, 2014

Coretta Scott King Book Award, Illustrator, Honor
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, Honor
Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, Nonfiction Honor
Parent's Choice Award
Wall Street Journal's 10 Best Children's Books of the Year List
Bologna Ragazzi Nonfiction Honor 2014


King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

A 2021 Coretta Scott King Honor Book!

Winner of the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature!

Winner of the 2020 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry!

In a small but turbulent Louisiana town, one boy's grief takes him beyond the bayous of his backyard, to learn that there is no right way to be yourself.


Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change Cover Image
By Michelle Cook, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator), Eric Velasquez (Illustrator), R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator), James Ransome (Illustrator), Bryan Collier (Illustrator), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator), Frank Morrison (Illustrator), Pat Cummings (Illustrator), Cozbi Cabrera (Illustrator), Charlotte Riley-Webb (Illustrator), AG Ford (Illustrator), E. B. Lewis (Illustrator), Marian Wright Edelman (Introduction by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781599907833
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - January 3rd, 2012

This unique picture book is part history, part poetry, and entirely inspirational. It takes the reader step by simple step through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, showing how select pioneers' achievements led up to the landmark moment when we elected our first black president.


Coretta Scott Cover Image
By Ntozake Shange, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061253669
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - December 27th, 2011

Multiple starred reviews greeted this amazing collaboration between Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson. As Booklist put it: “Poet and painter have joined forces to offer an indelible, emotional expression of the strength, beauty, and joy of one woman’s character.”


The Great Migration: Journey to the North Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061259210
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Published: HarperCollins - December 21st, 2010

We were one family among the many thousands. Mama and Daddy leaving home, coming to the city, with their hopes and their courage, their dreams and their children, to make a better life.


Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave Cover Image
By Laban Carrick Hill, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316107310
Availability: Backordered - Not In Stock
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2010

A Caldecott HonorA Coretta Scott King Award Winner

An award-winning celebration of an American hero


Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2010

It was February 1, 1960.
They didn't need menus. Their order was simple.

A doughnut and coffee, with cream on the side.


Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp Stride Cover Image
By Andrea Pinkney, Brian Pinkney (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780786807673
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 24th, 2009

Born into slavery, Belle had to endure the cruelty of several masters before she escaped to freedom. But she knew she wouldn't really be free unless she was helping to end injustice. That's when she changed her name to Sojourner and began traveling across the country, demanding equal rights for black people and for women.


In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage Cover Image
By Alan Schroeder, JaeMe Bereal (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781600609893
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Lee & Low Books - October 1st, 2009

California Collections - Elementary School, California Readers
Celebrate with Books, Cleveland Public Library
Notable Children's Book, Smithsonian
Parents' Choice Recommended, Parents' Choice Foundation
Suggested Reading List, New York State Reading Association


Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780822567646
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - August 1st, 2009

Coretta Scott King Author Award


Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy US Marshal west of the Mississippi.


Bird Cover Image
By Zetta Elliott, Shadra Strickland (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9781620143483
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Published: Lee & Low Books - March 1st, 2017

Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award for New Talent in Illustrations
Ezra Jack Keats Book Award
Best Books
Notable Children's Book
Children's Books of the Year
Celebrate with Books
Editor's Favorites
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People
Story Telling World Award
West Virginia Children's Choice Book Award


Jazz Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823421732
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Published: Holiday House - September 15th, 2008

There's a crazy syncopation /and it's tearing through the nation / and it's bringing sweet elation / to every single tune./ It's Jazz
 

One of TIME's 100 Best Children's Books of All Time


You Can Do It! Cover Image
By Tony Dungy, Amy June Bates (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781416954613
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Published: Little Simon Inspirations - July 8th, 2008

Tony Dungy's little brother, Linden, is a third grader who is having a bad day at school. Linden is the youngest of the Dungy family and the least motivated because he hasn't found "it." In a family where everyone seems to have found their special talent, all Linden knows is that he wants to make people happy.


The Blacker the Berry Cover Image
By Joyce Carol Thomas, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060253752
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Published: Amistad - July 1st, 2008

Black is dazzling and distinctive, like toasted wheat berry bread; snowberries in the fall; rich, red cranberries; and the bronzed last leaves of summer. In this lyrical and luminous poetry collection, Coretta Scott King honorees Joyce Carol Thomas and Floyd Cooper celebrate these many shades of Black beautifully.


Donavan's Double Trouble Cover Image
By Monalisa DeGross, Amy Bates (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060772932
Availability: Backordered - Not In Stock
Published: Amistad - December 26th, 2007

Donavan thought that fourth grade would be his best year ever. Instead, it's turning out to be nothing but trouble:

1. He's failing math class.

2. If his grades don't improve, his whiz-kid younger sister will have to tutor him!


Thunder Rose Cover Image
By Jerdine Nolen, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780152060060
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2007

Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Thunder Rose vows to grow up to be more than just big and strong, thank you very kindly--and boy, does she ever!


We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$20.99
ISBN: 9780786808328
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2008

In this New York Times bestselling classic, Caldecott Medal-winning artist Kadir Nelson tells the incredible story of baseball's unsung heroes -- perfect for celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Negro Leagues! Winner of the 2009 Coretta Scott King Author Award * Winner of the 2009 Sibert Medal


Nelson Mandela Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061783777
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 14th, 2019

This stunning picture book biography of Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson is a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Honor award.

In this lush, acclaimed book, award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson tells the story of global icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela in poignant free verse and glorious illustrations.


Bronzeville Boys and Girls Cover Image
By Gwendolyn Brooks, Faith Ringgold (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060295059
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Published: HarperCollins - December 26th, 2006

This classic picture book from Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, paired with full-color illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Faith Ringgold, explores the lives and dreams of the children who live together in an urban neighborhood. In 1956, Gwendolyn Brooks created thirty-four poems that celebrated the joy, beauty, imagination, and freedom of childhood.


Henry's Freedom Box Cover Image
By Ellen Levine, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439777339
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 1st, 2007

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.

Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse.


Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of the Sudan (Coretta Scott King Honor - Illustrator Honor Title) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781584302322
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Published: Lee & Low Books - April 1st, 2013

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Honor, American Library Association (ALA)
Notable Children's Book, American Library Association (ALA)

Based on heartbreaking yet inspirational true events in the lives of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Brothers in Hope is a story of remarkable courage, and an amazing testament to the unyielding power of the human spirit.


Precious and the Boo Hag Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780689851940
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2005

When Precious is left home alone with a stomachache, she's got nothing but a warning from Mama -- "Don't let nothing or nobody into this house" -- to keep her company. You see, "nothing or nobody" could turn out to be something awful: the Boo Hag! The Boo Hag's got a voice that rumbles like thunder and hair that shoots out like lightning.


The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales Cover Image
By Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon, Ph.D. (Illustrator)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780679843368
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 1993

"The well-known author retells 24 black American folk tales in sure storytelling voice: animal tales, supernatural tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and slave tales of freedom. All are beautifully readable. With the added attraction of 40 wonderfully expressive paintings by the Dillons, this collection should be snapped up."--(starred) School Library Journal. 


Bud, Not Buddy: (Newbery Medal Winner) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440413288
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Published: Yearling - January 8th, 2002

The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.
 


Me Llamo Bud, No Buddy Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781632456397
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Published: Lectorum Publications - December 20th, 2016

Major Taylor, Champion Cyclist Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780689831591
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 1st, 2004

Discover the inspiring true story of extraordinary professional cyclist Major Taylor in this nonfiction picture book from Coretta Scott King Award winners Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome.

In 1891, Marshall Taylor could ride his bike forward, backward, even perched on the handlebars.


Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689864629
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Published: Aladdin - January 1st, 2004

When Bessie Coleman was a child, she wanted to be in school -- not in the cotton fields of Texas, helping her family earn money. She wanted to be somebody significant in the world. So Bessie did everything she could to learn under the most challenging of circumstances. At the end of every day in the fields she checked the foreman's numbers -- made sure his math was correct.


Talkin' About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, E.B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439352437
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Published: Orchard Books - November 1st, 2002

Soar along with Bessie Coleman in this inspirational tale of a woman whose determination reached new heights.

Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman was always being told what she could & couldn't do. In an era when Jim Crow laws and segregation were a way of life, it was not easy to survive. Bessie didn't let that stop her.


Salt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780689834196
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2003

Michael Jordan’s mother and sister team up for this heartwarming and inspirational picture book about faith and hope and how any family working together can help a child make his or her dreams come true.

Michael Jordan.

The mere mention of the name conjures up visions of basketball played at its absolute best.


Only Passing Through: The Story of Sojourner Truth Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440417668
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Published: Dragonfly Books - December 10th, 2002

A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices.


If I Only Had a Horn: Young Louis Armstrong Cover Image
By Leonard Jenkins (Illustrator), Roxane Orgill
$7.99
ISBN: 9780618250769
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Published: Clarion Books - August 25th, 2002

Roxane Orgill’s vivid words and Leonard Jenkins’s dramatic pictures combine to tell the story of a boy who grew up to be a giant of jazz—the legendary and beloved Louis Armstrong.


Something Beautiful Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440412106
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 8th, 2002

A little girl longs to see beyond the scary sights on the sidewalk and the angry scribbling in the halls of her building. When her teacher writes the word beautiful on the blackboard, the girl decides to look for something beautiful in her neighborhood. Her neighbors tell her about their own beautiful things.


The Other Side Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399231162
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2001

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together.


Nighttime Symphony Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442412088
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

The sounds of the city at night create a lively lullaby in this melodious bedtime story from superstar producer and musician Timbaland, Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Christopher Myers, and Kaa Illustration!

hey there, darling baby child,
you’re safe in here though the storm is wild
the streetlights glow through dark so deep
but safe in sound you&rsquo


Jump Back, Paul: The Life and Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar Cover Image
By Sally Derby, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763660703
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Published: Candlewick - September 22nd, 2015

Discover the breadth and depth of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s poetry—and learn how it reflects his singular life as a late-nineteenth-century black man.


Through My Eyes: Ruby Bridges Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780590189231
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 1st, 1999

In November 1960, all of America watched as a tiny six-year-old black girl, surrounded by federal marshals, walked through a mob of screaming segregationists and into her school. An icon of the civil rights movement, Ruby Bridges chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history through her own words.


Soul Looks Back in Wonder Cover Image
By Various, Tom Feelings (Illustrator), Tom Feelings (Editor)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780140565010
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Published: Puffin Books - January 1st, 1999

"The selections are uniformly uplifting, with affirming messages about the heritage, strength and dreams of African Americans."—Publishers Weekly


Mirandy and Brother Wind Cover Image
By Patricia McKissack, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780679883333
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 13th, 1997

“Each page sparkles with life.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
In this Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award winning tale, Mirandy is determined to capture the best partner for the junior cakewalk jubilee. And who is the best partner? The wind, of course!
 


The Great Migration: An American Story Cover Image
By Jacob Lawrence, Jacob Lawrence (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780064434287
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Published: HarperCollins - September 15th, 1995

This critically acclaimed picture book suitable for a wide range of readers chronicles the Great Migration—the diaspora of African Americans who headed to the North after WWI—through the iconic paintings and words of renowned artist Jacob Lawrence.


Amazing Grace Cover Image
By Mary Hoffman, Caroline Binch (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803710405
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Published: Dial Books - September 2nd, 1991

Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.


Everett Anderson's Goodbye Cover Image
By Lucille Clifton, Ann Grifalconi (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780805008005
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Published: Square Fish - July 15th, 1988

Everett Anderson's Goodbye is a touching portrait of a little boy who is trying to come to grips with his father's death. Lucille Clifton captures Everett's conflicting emotions as he confronts this painful reality. We see him struggle through many stages, from denial and anger to depression and, finally, acceptance.


A Weed Is a Flower: The Life of George Washington Carver Cover Image
By Aliki, Aliki (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780671664909
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Published: Aladdin - April 15th, 1988

Discover how George Washington Carver went from a slave to an innovator of agricultural science in this luminously illustrated picture book.

Born a slave, George Washington Carver went on to become the most prominent black scientist of the early twentieth century.


Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions Cover Image
By Margaret Musgrove, Diane Dillon (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140546040
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Published: Puffin Books - July 15th, 1992

Artists Leo and Diane Dillon won their second consecutive Caldecott Medal for this stunning ABC of African culture. "Another virtuoso performance. . . . Such an astute blend of aesthetics and information is admirable, the child's eye will be rewarded many times over."--Booklist. ALA Notable Book; Caldecott Medal.


Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780805003116
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Published: Square Fish - March 15th, 1987

Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.


The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!


Juneteenth Jamboree Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781600602481
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Published: Lee & Low Books - October 1st, 1995

A young girl, who has just moved to her parents' hometown, realizes that she has come home after the African American emancipation celebration of Juneteenth.

It's a fine day in June. Cassandra's family has just moved from the city back to her parents' hometown in Texas. Cassie likes her new house, and her new school is okay, but Texas doesn't quite feel like home yet.


Juneteenth for Mazie (Fiction Picture Books) Cover Image
By Floyd Cooper, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781623701703
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Published: Capstone Young Readers - January 1st, 2015

Mazie is ready to celebrate liberty. She is ready to celebrate freedom. She is ready to celebrate a great day in American history. The day her ancestors were no longer slaves. Mazie remembers the struggles and the triumph, as she gets ready to celebrate Juneteenth.