"This collection of poems by women of color covers topics relating to social justice, activism, discrimination and empathy, focusing on the need to speak out and inspiring middle-graders." -Vogue
Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.
“A lyrical masterpiece.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr.
"Everyone gets mad at hustlers, especially if you're on the victim side of the hustle. And Miles knew hustling was in his veins."
$7.19ISBN: 9781481450164Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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$7.19ISBN: 9781481450195Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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.$7.19ISBN: 9781481450225Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - March 26th, 2019
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.$7.19ISBN: 9781481450256Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019
“Pure gold.” —School Library Journal (starred review)
“The perfect anchor leg for a well-run literary relay.” —Kirkus Reviews
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 Reynold$6.29ISBN: 9780547133621Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Clarion Books - January 12th, 2009Meet 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.$9.89ISBN: 9780147515827Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Puffin 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$7.19ISBN: 9781328500069Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Clarion Books - June 4th, 2019It's the hottest, stickiest day of the summer. A fat-sun-in-the-sky day. An eating-ice-pops-on-the-porch day. And for Kishi and Renée, it's a best-friends-breakup day. Each girl sits on her own front porch, waiting for the other to apologize, even though they know they'll never speak to each other again, no matter how bored they get.$7.19ISBN: 9780358098539Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Clarion Books - December 17th, 2019A powerful middle grade coming-of-age novel set in a slowly integrating upper middle class Los Angeles neighborhood in the summer of 1965, from a Coretta Scott King Honor Award–winning author. Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia and Sharon M. Draper.
It’s 1965, Los Angeles.$6.29ISBN: 9780544339125Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Clarion Books - October 14th, 2014It's tough being the new kid at Carver Elementary.$6.29ISBN: 9780553523546Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Yearling - September 4th, 2018
For fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Big Nate comes the first book in a side-splitting illustrated series from comedian and film star Craig Robinson, #1 New York Times bestselling author Adam Mansbach, and NAACP History Maker recipient and cartoonist Keith Knight.
$17.09ISBN: 9781949520019Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Granity Studios - March 19th, 2019
#1 New York Times BestsellerA People Kid Pick of the week$15.29ISBN: 9781949520071Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Granity Studios - November 12th, 2019
#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the mind of basketball legend, Academy Award-winning, and New York Times-bestselling storyteller Kobe Bryant comes a new tale of finding your strength against all odds.$15.29ISBN: 9780062875853Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020
Amazon Best Book of the Month * #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 * Four Starred Reviews<$7.19ISBN: 9780060760908Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Quill Tree Books - 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. A strong option for summer reading—take this book along on a family road trip or enjoy it at home.$7.19ISBN: 9780061938641Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Quill Tree Books - 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.$8.09ISBN: 9780544935204Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019New York Times bestseller ∙ Newbery Medal Winner ∙Coretta Scott King Honor Award ∙2015 YALSA 2015 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults∙ 2015 YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers ∙Publishers Weekly Best Book ∙ School Library Journal Best Book∙ Kirkus Best Book
"A beautifully mea$8.09ISBN: 9781328596307Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019New 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
$15.29ISBN: 9780316456388Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020
Award-winning YA author Brandy Colbert's debut middle-grade novel about the only two Black girls in town who discover a collection of hidden journals revealing shocking secrets of the past.$8.99ISBN: 9780765385253Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Tordotcom - September 22nd, 2015
"Prepare to fall in love with Binti." —Neil Gaiman
Winner of the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for Best Novella!$13.49ISBN: 9781302905385Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Marvel - June 5th, 2018HEAVY IS THE HEAD THAT WEARS THE CROWN! As the Black Panther and an Avenger, T'Challa has had to save the world time and again - but those duties pale in comparison to his responsibilities as king of Wakanda.$10.79ISBN: 9780142425855Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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$9.89ISBN: 9780142420911Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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$15.29ISBN: 9780593113523Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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.$16.19ISBN: 9781338585476Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 5th, 2020From New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes an all-new upper middle grade series based on one of the Marvel Universe's break-out characters— Shuri, from Black Panther!$8.09ISBN: 9780140384512Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)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.$15.29ISBN: 9780763690496Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Candlewick - September 11th, 2018
Winner of the 2019 Newbery Medal
Thoughtful, strong-willed sixth-grader Merci Suarez navigates difficult changes with friends, family, and everyone in between in a resonant new novel from Meg Medina.$8.09ISBN: 9781101997253Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Puffin Books - April 3rd, 2018
A 2018 Pura Belpré Author Honor Book
Save the restaurant. Save the town. Get the girl. Make Abuela proud. Can thirteen-year-old Arturo Zamora do it all or is he in for a BIG, EPIC FAIL?$8.09ISBN: 9781101997284Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Puffin Books - July 9th, 2019
One boy's search for his father leads him to Puerto Rico in this moving middle-grade novel, for fans of Ghost and See You in the Cosmos.
Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you're only in the eighth grade, you're both a threat and a target.$16.19ISBN: 9780525647072Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER
"[A] beautiful, genre-expanding debut. . . . Pet is a nesting doll of creative possibilities." -The New York Times$16.19ISBN: 9781524773274Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Make Me a World - April 7th, 2020
From Ashima Shiraishi, one of the world's youngest and most skilled climbers, comes a true story of strength and perseverance--in rock climbing and in life.Not AvailableISBN: 9781524718084Availability: Not AvailablePublished: Make Me a World - October 8th, 2019
Debut author-illustrator Annie Sieg takes young readers on an inspiring trip to the music halls of the 1940s, when groups of young female musicians broke racial and gender barriers--and forever changed the face of jazz.$9.89ISBN: 9781547602520Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 29th, 2019
This young adult adaptation of the New York Times bestselling White Rage is essential antiracist reading for teens.
An NAACP Image Award finalist
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A NYPL Best Book for Teens$9.89ISBN: 9780316448543Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020
From Stonewall Award winner Brandy Colbert comes a novel about first love, family, and hidden secrets that will stay with you long after turning the last page.$17.99ISBN: 9780976050827Availability: Available (Ships in 1-10 Days)Published: Jeffrey Daniels - July 27th, 2020
From A to Z, Alphabet of Black Cultures is a picture book celebrating a world connected by African heritage. Using letters of the alphabet as a guide, learners of all ages are invited to explore inventions, music, games, customs, and more.