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$17.99ISBN: 9781534406230Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 9th, 2020
Learn about the civil rights activist Ella Baker in this inspiring picture book from Sibert Honor winner Patricia Hruby Powell and Caldecott Honor winner R.$17.99ISBN: 9780525579649Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 10th, 2018
Join the call for a better world with this New York Times bestselling picture book about a school where diversity and inclusion are celebrated.
Discover a school where—no matter what—young children have a place, have a space, and are loved and appreciated.$18.99ISBN: 9780399246531Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!$17.99ISBN: 9781534425361Availability: BackorderedPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
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 powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.$15.99ISBN: 9780803740853Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Dial Books - June 17th, 2014
"We can all be heroes" is the message entertainingly told in this picture-book biography series from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brad Meltzer.$17.99ISBN: 9780316475143Availability: BackorderedPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.$16.99ISBN: 9780316475112Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9780807530177Availability: In stock at Brooklyn or Jersey City -- click for more detailsPublished: Albert Whitman & Company - February 1st, 2015
His white teacher tells her all-black class, You’ll all wind up porters and waiters. What did she know? Gordon Parks is most famous for being the first black director in Hollywood. But before he made movies and wrote books, he was a poor African American looking for work. When he bought a camera, his life changed forever. He taught himself how to take pictures and before long, people noticed.$17.99ISBN: 9781481400701Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2017
Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little to make a difference.
Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else.
So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation laws, she spoke up.$17.99ISBN: 9780763680466Availability: BackorderedPublished: Candlewick - September 12th, 2017
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781524768287Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Schwartz & Wade - January 7th, 2020
Imagine learning to read at the age of 116! Discover the true story of Mary Walker, the nation's oldest student who did just that, in this picture book from a Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator and a rising star author.$5.99ISBN: 9780593093351Availability: Available from our distributor; usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020
The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black female journalist in nineteenth-century America.
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019