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Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Winner of the 2019 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award!
A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Book of 2018


In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.


What Do You Do with a Voice Like That?: The Story of Extraordinary Congresswoman Barbara Jordan Cover Image
By Chris Barton, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481465618
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 25th, 2018

“When Barbara Jordan talked, we listened.” —Former President of the United States, Bill Clinton

Congresswoman Barbara Jordan had a big, bold, confident voice—and she knew how to use it!


STAT #4: Schooled Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545606073
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - August 27th, 2013

Young Amar'e Stoudemire is back in the all-star basketball adventure--STAT: Standing Tall and Talented!

Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has had a lot of success playing in tournaments and street ball. But now it's time to try out for his school's team. Amar'e is good enough to play with the older kids, and should probably be a starter.


STAT #5: Most Valuable Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545606134
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 7th, 2014

Young Amar'e Stoudemire is back in the all-star basketball adventure--STAT: Standing Tall and Talented!

Amar'e's idol, Overtime Tanner plans the biggest streetball tournament every year. But when Overtime gets hurt during a basketball game, he can't make the arrangements in time.


This Little Scientist: A Discovery Primer Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Daniel Roode (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534401082
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Published: Little Simon - September 25th, 2018

Learn all about scientists who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for inventors-in-training!

Asking why.
Then making a guess.
Asking how.


James y el melocotón gigante / James and the Giant Peach: COLECCIoN DAHL (Roald Dalh Colecction) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9786073137218
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Published: Alfaguara Infantil - February 23rd, 2016

James y el melocotón gigante es una historia de Roald Dahl, el gran autor de literatura infantil. 


El ratoncito de la moto: The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Spanish edition) (Ralph Mouse #1) Cover Image
By Beverly Cleary, Louis Darling (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780060000578
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - August 15th, 2006

This high-quality Spanish-language book can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, whether at home or in a classroom.


Telaraña de Carlota: Charlotte's Web (Spanish Edition) Cover Image
By E. B. White, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060757403
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Published: HarperCollins Espanol - October 4th, 2005

This high-quality Spanish-language book can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, whether at home or in a classroom.

Este querido libro de E. B. White, autor de Stuart Little y La trompeta del cisne, es un clásico de la literatura infantil.


El único e incomparable Iván Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9786077350620
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Published: Oceano - September 2014

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point of view of Ivan himself.


La lección de August: Wonder (Spanish-language Edition) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804171120
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Published: Vintage Espanol - April 2014

Su cara lo hace distinto y él solo quiere ser uno más. Camina siempre mirando al suelo, la cabeza gacha y el ­flequillo tratando en vano de esconder su rostro, pero, aun así, es objeto de miradas furtivas, susurros ahogados y codazos de asombro. August sale poco.


Buenas noches, Luna: Goodnight Moon (Spanish edition) Cover Image
By Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064434164
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Published: HarperCollins - April 11th, 2006

This high-quality Spanish-language book can be enjoyed by fluent Spanish speakers as well as those learning the language, whether at home or in a classroom.


La oruga muy hambrienta: Spanish board book Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780399239601
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Published: World of Eric Carle - September 16th, 2002

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is inarguably one of the most popular children's books of all time. Now, here is the Spanish board book version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, filling an important niche for the youngest of Spanish-speaking children.


I Have a Dream (Book & CD) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780375858871
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 9th, 2012

A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book


He's Got the Whole World in His Hands Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
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


Those Shoes Cover Image
By Maribeth Boelts, Noah Z. Jones (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763642846
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Published: Candlewick - June 9th, 2009

"In this witty, wise picture book, Boelts presents a kid’s-eye view of a consumer fad that rages through school at gale force." — Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)


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


This Little Trailblazer: A Girl Power Primer Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Daniel Roode (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534401068
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Published: Little Simon - September 5th, 2017

Learn all about influential women who changed history in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for trailblazers-in-training!

Paving the way
to a future that’s bright.
Helping the world
with their skills, smarts, and might.


Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475174
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller!

From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.


Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
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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!


Mae Among the Stars Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
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Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

A beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison.

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts!


Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481443876
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 23rd, 2018

“A visually striking, enlightening picture-book biography.” —Booklist (starred review)
“An absolutely indispensable illustrated biography.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“A well-sourced, stirringly told account of an artist.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“For spor


Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 5: Mission Star-Power Cover Image
By Marti Dumas, Stephanie Parcus (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781943169276
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Published: Plum Street Press (a Division of Yes, Mam Cre - July 25th, 2017

Giant Afro. Even Bigger Brain.

Jaden Toussaint is a five-year-old who knows it all. I mean, really knows it all. Animal Scientist. Great Debater. Master of the art of ninja dancing. There's nothing Jaden Toussaint can't do.


Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 3: Muffin Wars Cover Image
By Marti Dumas, Stephanie Parcus (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781943169139
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Published: Plum Street Press (a Division of Yes, Mam Cre - July 25th, 2016

Question: What's a five-year old genius' worst nightmare?
Answer: Another five-year-old genius.


Giant Afro. Even Bigger Brain.


STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #1: Home Court Cover Image
By Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Jessell (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545387590
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2012

STAT: Standing Tall And Talented-- A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire!

Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has a lot going on. He loves to go skateboarding in the park. He takes his school work very seriously. He helps out with his dad's landscaping company. And he likes to play basketball with his best friends-but just for fun.


STAT #3: Slam Dunk: Standing Tall and Talented Cover Image
By Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Jessell (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545387613
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - January 2013

Young Amar'e Stoudemire is back in the all-star basketball adventure--STAT: Standing Tall and Talented!

Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has been playing so much basketball lately it feels like he doesn't have time to do all the things he used to love.


STAT: Standing Tall and Talented #2: Double Team Cover Image
By Amar'e Stoudemire, Tim Jessell (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545387606
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 2012

STAT: Standing Tall and Talented-- A slam-dunk new fiction series from NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire!

Eleven-year-old Amar'e Stoudemire has finally realized that out of all his hobbies, basketball is his true passion. Amar'e starts competing in tournaments with his two best friends, Deuce and Mike, and they are winning.


President of the Whole Fifth Grade (President Series #1) Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780316114332
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2012

Start counting your votes . . . and your friends.


President of the Whole Sixth Grade (President Series #2) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316377249
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2016

In this follow-up to President of the Whole Fifth Grade, Brianna navigates her toughest challenge yet: middle school!


President of the Whole Sixth Grade: Girl Code (President Series #3) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316505291
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2019

Go-getter Brianna Justice is back and on assignment with her local newspaper in this third book in the popular President series!


P.S. Be Eleven Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780061938641
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Published: Amistad - January 27th, 2015

The Gaither sisters are at it again! A sequel to the Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel will find a home in the hearts of readers who loved Brown Girl Dreaming and As Brave as You.


One Crazy Summer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Amistad - December 27th, 2011

In this Newbery Honor novel, New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of three sisters who travel to Oakland, California, in 1968 to meet the mother who abandoned them. "This vibrant and moving award-winning novel has heart to spare."*


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

Jacqueline Woodson's National Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems.

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

A President Obama "O" Book Club pick


Love Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740917
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"[A] poetic reckoning of the importance of love in a child's life . . . eloquent and moving."People


Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.


Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Winner of the 2016 Newbery Medal
A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book

A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015
A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2015


Full, Full, Full of Love Cover Image
By Trish Cooke, Paul Howard (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780763638832
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Published: Candlewick - September 23rd, 2008

Warm illustrations spice up this rhythmical ode to the joys of family and food — full, full, full of pleasures.

For the youngest member of an exuberant extended family, Sunday dinner


Dad, Who Will I Be? Cover Image
By G. Todd Taylor, Delayna Robbins (Illustrator), Jorge Hernandez (Editor)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780996593731
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Published: Taylor Made Publishing, LLC - January 19th, 2016

Dad, Who Will I Be? is written by G.Todd Taylor, a former educator and child mental health expert with over 20 years of experience. This book inspires, encourages and educates young readers to be great by introducing to them heroes of color from a number of different professions on an elementary level.


Bippity Bop Barbershop Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316033824
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 2009

In this companion book to the bestselling I Love My Hair, a young boy, Miles, makes his first trip to the barbershop with his father. Like most little boys, he is afraid of the sharp scissors, the buzzing razor, and the prospect of picking a new hairstyle. But with the support of his dad, the barber, and the other men in the barbershop, Miles bravely sits through his first haircut.


Riley Can Be Anything Cover Image
By Hamilton Davina, Reinoso Elena (Illustrator)
$8.32
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.


Rock Star #1 (Jada Jones #1) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448487519
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 19th, 2017

Fans of Princess Posey and Ivy and Bean will enjoy engaging with science-loving Jada Jones in this easy-to-read chapter book.


Class Act #2 (Jada Jones #2) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780451534279
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 19th, 2017

Fans of Princess Posey and Ivy and Bean will enjoy rooting for Jada Jones as she runs for student council in this easy-to-read chapter book.


Sleepover Scientist #3 (Jada Jones #3) Cover Image
By Kelly Starling Lyons, Nneka Myers (Illustrator), Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781524790554
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 8th, 2019

Jada Jones is back for the third book of this popular, celebrated series perfect for STEM fans!


Marvelous Me: Inside and Out (All about Me) Cover Image
$7.29
ISBN: 9781404801578
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Published: Picture Window Books - September 2002

There is no one else quite like Alex. With his special laugh, his grizzly hugs, and his own interesting thoughts, Alex is one of a kind. Presenting similarities and differences Alex has with others, Marvelous Me, by Lisa Bullard, will encourage children to embrace the things that make them unique.


Chocolate Me! Cover Image
By Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250068019
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Published: Square Fish - October 6th, 2015

The boy is teased for looking different than the other kids. His skin is darker, his hair curlier. He tells his mother he wishes he could be more like everyone else. And she helps him to see how beautiful he really, truly is.


Look What Brown Can Do! Cover Image
By Neda Ivanova (Illustrator), T. Marie Harris
$9.99
ISBN: 9780692483862
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Published: Sweetberry Books - July 17th, 2015

"A must have for every Brown child who's still dreaming about what to be when s/he grows up " Foster your little one's imagination and encourage them to dream big with this modern Black History book created to inspire brown children everywhere.


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 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner!

This is a gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another—from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers and talented newcomer artist Keturah A. Bobo.


I Love My Hair! Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316523752
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 2001

A modern classic, this whimsical story has been celebrating the beauty of African-American hair for 20 years!

In this imaginative, evocative story, a girl named Keyana discovers the beauty and magic of her special hair, encouraging black children to be proud of their heritage and enhancing self-confidence.


Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
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Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545935203
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Published: Graphix - December 27th, 2016

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545935210
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Published: Graphix - August 29th, 2017

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man and Cat Kid: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #4) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545935180
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Published: Graphix - December 26th, 2017

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man: Lord of the Fleas: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #5) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545935173
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Published: Graphix - August 28th, 2018

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #6) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338236576
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Published: Graphix - December 24th, 2018

Howl with laughter with Dog Man, the internationally bestselling series from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants!


The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (Captain Underpants) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545665445
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 24th, 2014

Oh, no! It looks like George and Harold are in trouble again. . . . As punishment, the boys have to write a 100-page report on "good citizenship," and they have been specifically ordered NOT to make another comic about Captain Underpants. So what do they do? They create an all-new superhero . . . Super Diaper Baby!


The Invasion of the Potty Snatchers (Super Diaper Baby 2) (Captain Underpants #2) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545175326
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 28th, 2011

George and Harold (the co-stars of the enormously popular Captain Underpants series) are in big trouble again! Their mean principal, Mr. Krupp, has had it with their comic books. But the boys aren't giving up, and they decide to create an all-new epic novel about a subject they've never tackled before!


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


A Whole New Ballgame: A Rip and Red Book Cover Image
By Phil Bildner, Tim Probert (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250079763
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Published: Square Fish - July 12th, 2016

Fifth grade is one crazy ride in this middle grade novel about two best friends.


The Wild Robot Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316381994
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Wall-E meets Hatchet in this New York Times bestselling illustrated middle grade novel from Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown

Can a robot survive in the wilderness?


Brand New School, Brave New Ruby (Ruby and the Booker Boys #1) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545017602
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 2008

Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings.


Trivia Queen, Third Grade Supreme (Ruby and the Booker Boys #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545017619
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 2008

Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings.


The Slumber Party Payback (Ruby and the Booker Boys #3) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545017626
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 2008

Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings.


Ruby Flips For Attention (Ruby and the Booker Boys #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545017633
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - April 2009

Brought to you by Newbery Honor author Derrick Barnes, high-flying Ruby Booker soars to new heights!


Nikki and Deja: Nikki and Deja, Book One Cover Image
By Laura Freeman (Illustrator), Karen English
$5.99
ISBN: 9780547133621
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Published: Clarion Books - January 12th, 2009

Meet Nikki and Deja, who live next door to each other and are best friends. They do everything together—watch Saturday morning cartoons, play jacks, jump double Dutch at recess, and help each other with their homework for Mrs. Shelby's third-grade class. But when an arrogant new girl arrives and Nikki and Deja form a club that would exclude her, the results are not what they expect.


Nikki and Deja: Wedding Drama Cover Image
By Karen English, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780544003248
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Published: Clarion Books - March 19th, 2013

Ms. Shelby is getting married! As the girls in Nikki and Deja's class compete over who can plan the best imaginary wedding for their teacher, Nikki excitedly throws herself into preparations for the real thing. But Deja is not so enthusiastic. Her Auntie Dee has been temporarily laid off from her job, and Deja is worried.


Nikki and Deja: Election Madness: Nikki and Deja, Book Four Cover Image
By Karen English, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780547850719
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Published: Clarion Books - September 4th, 2012

When the students in Nikki and Deja’s class find out that their school is going to hold its first-ever election for student body president, some kids are more excited than others. But none is as excited as Deja, who figures she’s a shoo-in for the third grade nomination. Deja decides that Nikki will be her campaign manager, of course, and puts her to work right away.


Nikki and Deja: Substitute Trouble Cover Image
By Karen English, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780544223882
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Published: Clarion Books - July 8th, 2014

Deja is dismayed to learn that her teacher has had an accident and a substitute will be taking her place. Under the new sub's care, nothing is the same in Room Ten. A few of the class troublemakers plot to take advantage of the clueless teacher, and soon other students join in. Should Nikki and Deja go along with the rest of the kids in tormenting him?


Nikki and Deja: Birthday Blues: Nikki and Deja, Book Two Cover Image
By Karen English, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780547248936
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Published: Clarion Books - January 18th, 2010

The second book about Nikki and Deja, two African American third-grade girls who are best friends.

Deja’s birthday is coming up, and she’s been talking about it for weeks. But just before the big day, Auntie Dee gets called away on a business trip and Deja must stay with an elderly neighbor . . . who cooks turnips for dinner and doesn’t even have a color TV!


Nikki and Deja: The Newsy News Newsletter: Nikki and Deja, Book Three Cover Image
By Karen English, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780547406268
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Published: Clarion Books - January 3rd, 2011

Newsy news is not just regular news. It's news that's interesting and exciting. Nikki and Deja know that there's plenty of newsy news happening on their block and at Carver Elementary, just waiting to be reported. Luckily, Nikki has her special pen and notepad, Deja has the use of Auntie Dee's computer, and they both have lots of ideas.


Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-Up Cover Image
By Melissa Thomson, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142419373
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Published: Puffin Books - September 15th, 2011

The third book about the spunky second-grader, perfect for fans of Ramona Quimby, Junie B. Jones, and Frankly, Frannie!


Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up Cover Image
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Published: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2009

Keena Ford doesn't mean to be a troublemaker, but sometimes things get out of hand. Lucky for her, it's the beginning of the second grade and Keena's got a clean slate. So when her new second-grade teacher, Ms. Campbell, mistakenly thinks it's her birthday and brings in a huge chocolate cake, Keena realizes that she's gotten herself into a sticky situation.


Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142415726
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Published: Puffin Books - August 12th, 2010

Keena Ford is so excited to go on a field trip to the United States Capitol with her second-grade class! At school, she is running for a spot on the student council, and on the field trip she's going to meet a real live U.S. representative. The only trouble is, mean Tiffany Harris keeps teasing Keena and taking the best place in line.


Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel (A Dyamonde Daniel Book #1) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142415559
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Published: Puffin Books - March 4th, 2010

"Dyamonde, a third grader, has "wild-crazy hair," is "skinnier than half a toothpick" and is more than equal to the challenge of entering the crowded field of confident grade school heroines."—New York Times


Halfway to Perfect: A Dyamonde Daniel Book Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780425291757
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Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018

Dyamonde knows it's what's on the inside that counts!


Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, R. Gregory Christie (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780425288542
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Published: Puffin Books - April 4th, 2017

The second book in the Dyamonde Daniels series, by bestselling author Nikki Grimes, is great for fans of the Keena Ford, Judy Moody, and Magnificent Mya Tibbs series and includes illustrations by Coretta Scott King honor winner R. Gregory Christie.


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

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

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!


Long Way Down Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481438254
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 24th, 2017

A Newbery Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Honor Book
A Printz Honor Book
A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Winner for Young Adult Literature
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Winner of the Walter Dean Myers Award
An Edgar Award Winner for Best Young Adult Fiction


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 a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award&


Sunny (Track #3) Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 10th, 2018

Sunny tries to shine despite his troubled past in this third novel in the critically acclaimed Track series from National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds.

Ghost. Patina. Sunny. Lu. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds, with personalities that are explosive when they clash.


Patina (Track #2) Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

A New York Times Notable Children’s Book

A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.

Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny.


Lu (Track #4) Cover Image
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 23rd, 2018

Lu must learn to leave his ego on the sidelines if he wants to finally connect with others in the climax to the New York Times bestselling and award-winning Track series from Jason Reynolds.

Lu was born to be cocaptain of the Defenders. Well, actually, he was born albino, but that’s got nothing to do with being a track star.


Miles Morales: Spider-Man (A Marvel YA Novel) Cover Image
By Jason Reynolds, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781484788509
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Published: Marvel Press - October 2nd, 2018

"Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins."


Patina (Track #2) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481450195
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 23rd, 2018

The sequel to National Book Award Finalist Ghost and a New York Times bestseller

A newbie to the track team, Patina must learn to rely on her teammates as she tries to outrun her personal demons in this follow-up to the National Book Award finalist Ghost by New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.

Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny.


Rebound (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2018

New York Times bestseller ∙ ALA Notable Book
 
* "An eminently satisfying story of family, recovery, and growing into manhood."Kirkusstarred review

From the New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander comes Rebound, a dynamic novel in verse and companion to his Newbery Awa


Swing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780310761914
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Published: Blink - October 2nd, 2018

New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess (Solo) tell this lyrical story about hope, courage, and love that speaks to anyone who's struggled to find their voice. And the surprise ending shines a spotlight on the issues related to our current social divide, challenging perspectives and inspiring everyone to make their voice heard.


The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 18th, 2014

New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book

"A beautifully


Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

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

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Mr. Thai Neave (By (photographer))
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ISBN: 9780544570979
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

New York Times bestseller ∙ Indie Next Pick

You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life?


Ghost Boys Cover Image
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 17th, 2018

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.


I Am Alfonso Jones Cover Image
By Tony Medina, Stacey Robinson (Illustrator), John Jennings (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620142639
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Published: Tu Books - October 15th, 2017

Alfonso Jones can't wait to play the role of Hamlet in his school's hip-hop rendition of the classic Shakespearean play. He also wants to let his best friend, Danetta, know how he really feels about her. But as he is buying his first suit, an off-duty police officer mistakes a clothes hanger for a gun, and he shoots Alfonso.


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The Poet X Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062662804
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Published: HarperTeen - March 6th, 2018

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


I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter Cover Image
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017

National Book Award Finalist!
Instant New York Times Bestseller!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures, expectations, and stereotypes of growing up in a Mexican-American home. 


Dear Martin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

"Powerful, wrenching.” –JOHN GREEN, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down

"Raw and gripping." –JASON REYNOLDS, New York Times bestselling coauthor of All American Boys


All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
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.

In this New York Times bestselling novel, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.


The Hate U Give Cover Image
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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


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One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781681196022
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 4th, 2020

Inspired by the writers of the Harlem Renaissance, bestselling author Nikki Grimes uses "The Golden Shovel" poetic method to create wholly original poems based on the works of master poets like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Jean Toomer, and others who enriched history during this era.


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


Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680947
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

The 2018 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award Winner

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree’s New York Times best-selling ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder.


Before She was Harriet Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780823420476
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Published: Holiday House - November 7th, 2017

Who was Harriet Tubman before she was Harriet?


Let the Children March Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544704527
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - 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,&#


The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481400701
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Published: 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.


Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 6th, 2014

The Parker Inheritance Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545946179
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - March 27th, 2018

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

"Powerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve." -- The New York Times Book Review


For Every One Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781481486248
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - April 10th, 2018

Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and later as a tribute to Walter Dean Myers, this stirring and inspirational poem is New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds’s rallying cry to the dreamers of the world.

For Every One is just that: for every one.


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Harbor Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399252525
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

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

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Jacqueline Woodson's first middle-grade novel since National Book Award winner Brown Girl Dreaming celebrates the healing that can occur when a group of students share their stories.


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.


Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780142408940
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Published: Puffin Books - December 27th, 2007

There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region.


White Socks Only Cover Image
By Evelyn Coleman, Tyrone Geter (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807589564
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1996

In the segregated south, a young girl thinks that she can drink from a fountain marked "Whites Only" because she is wearing her white socks.


The Other Side Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
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.