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Sulwe $17.99
Title:

Sulwe

Author: Nyong'o, Lupita. Illus by Vashti Harrison
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Pub
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781534425361
Release Date:

10/15/2019

Description:

An Academy Award-winning actress presents the story of a little girl with beautiful, midnight-colored skin that makes her feel different from everyone, until a magical journey in the night sky transforms her perspective. Illustrated by the creator of Little Leaders. Gr K. 250,000 first printing. Illustrations.

The Forgotten Girl $16.99
Title:

The Forgotten Girl

Author: Brown, India Hill
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781338317244
Release Date:

11/05/2019

Description:

Sneaking out with her best friend to play in the freshly fallen snow on a cold winter night, Iris discovers an abandoned grave before experiencing vivid nightmares that compel her investigation into the story of a Black cemetery from the segregation era. Gr 4-6.

Clean Getaway $16.99
Title:

Clean Getaway

Author: Stone, Nic
Publisher: Crown Pub
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781984892973
Release Date:

01/07/2020

Description:

An 11-year-old boy confronts the realities of race relations, past and present, and the mysterious agenda of his unconventional grandmother during an unplanned spring break road trip through the once-segregated American South. By the award-winning author of Dear Martin. Gr 3-4.

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come $19.99
Title:

All the Days Past, All the Days to Come

Author: Taylor, Mildred D.
Publisher: Viking Children S Books
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9780399257308
Release Date:

01/07/2020

Description:

A long-awaited conclusion to the story that began in the Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry finds young adult Cassie Logan searching for a sense of belonging before joining the Civil Rights Movement in 1960s Mississippi. Gr 10-12.

Buzzing With Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner $18.99
Title:

Buzzing With Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

Author: Harrington, Janice N. Illus by Theodore Taylor
Publisher: Calkins Creek (Pngdc)
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781629795584
Release Date:

11/05/2019

Description:

A picture book introduction to history?s first African-American entomologist describes the lifelong fascination with insects that prompted Charles Henry Turner?s scientific career, revealing how he navigated racial prejudice while making important discoveries. Gr 2-3. Illustrations. Bibliography.

What Were the Negro Leagues? $5.99
Title:

What Were the Negro Leagues?

Author: Johnson, Varian. Illus by Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: Penguin Group Usa
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781524789985
Release Date:

12/24/2019

Description:

An accessible Who HQ introduction to the American Negro Leagues of the 1930s and 1940s describes the racial segregation that barred black players from the major leagues, profiling such barrier-breaking contributors as Satchel Paige, Josh Gibson and Jackie Robinson. Gr 3-4. Illustrations.

Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson $17.99
Title:

Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson

Author: Bryant, Jen. Illus by Cannaday Chapman
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781419736537
Release Date:

11/12/2019

Description:

Presents a celebration of August Wilson's journey from a child in Pittsburgh to one of America's greatest playwrights. Gr 2-3. Illustrations.

Light It Up $18.99
Title:

Light It Up

Author: Magoon, Kekla
Publisher: Henry Holt Books For Young Readers
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781250128898
Release Date:

10/22/2019

Description:

A follow-up to the award-winning How It Went Down finds the community of Underhill thrown into upheaval by the police shooting of an unarmed 13-year-old girl, a mistake that triggers clashes between justice-seeking protestors and white-supremacist demonstrators. Gr 10-12.

Say Her Name $18.99
Title:

Say Her Name

Author: Elliott, Zetta. Illus by Loveis Wise
Publisher: Jump At The Sun
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781368045247
Release Date:

01/14/2020

Description:

Inspired by the African American Policy Forum?s #SayHerName campaign and the work of such notables as Lucille Clifton and Nikki Giovanni, a collection of poems stands as a tribute to Black Lives Matter activists and victims of police brutality. Illustrations. 25,000 first printing.

Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights $18.99
Title:

Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights

Author: Goldstone, Lawrence. Foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Format:

Book

ISBN: 9781338323481
Release Date:

01/07/2020

Description:

Examines the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African-American voting rights in the United States. Gr 7-9.

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