Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering OurselvesAn inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you That feeling of

The Book of Harlan

The Book of HarlanDuring World War II, two African American musicians are captured by the Nazis in Paris and imprisoned at the Buchenwald concentration camp The Book of Harlan opens with the courtship of Harlan s parents and his 1917 birth in Macon, Georgia After his prominent minister grandfather dies, Harlan and

A Black Women's History of the United States

A Black Women's History of the United StatesA revealing history at once sobering and empowering showing Black women s expansive contributions since the 1600s Spanning over 400 years, this book, written by two award winning Black women historians, prioritizes all voices from poor and working class domestics to middle class reform women to

Grace

GraceFor a runaway slave in the 1840s south, life on the run can be just as dangerous as life under a sadistic Massa That s what fifteen year old Naomi learns after she escapes the brutal confines of life on an Alabama plantation Striking out on her own, she must leave behind her beloved Momma and

Spin

SpinSixteen year old Paris Secord s aka DJ ParSec career and life has come to an untimely end, and the local music scene is reeling No one is feeling the pain than her shunned pre fame best friend, Kya, and Paris s chief groupie, Fuse But suspicion trumps grief, and since each suspects the

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our VoicesFifty of the foremost diverse children s authors and illustrators including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander share answers to the question, In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children in this beautiful, full color keepsake collection, published in partnership

Praise Song for the Butterflies

Praise Song for the ButterfliesAbeo Kata lives a comfortable, happy life in West Africa as the privileged nine year old daughter of a government employee and stay at home mother But when the Katas idyllic lifestyle takes a turn for the worse, Abeo s father, following his mother s advice, places her in a religious shrine, hoping

Jam on the Vine

Jam on the VineA new American classic a dynamic tale of triumph against the odds and the compelling story of one woman s struggle for equality that belongs alongside Jazz by Toni Morrison and The Color Purple by Alice WalkerIvoe Williams, the precocious daughter of a Muslim cook and a metalsmith from central east

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Black and British: A Forgotten HistoryA vital re examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series In Black and British, award winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers readers a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinarily long relationship between the British Isles and the